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Painting by Haydee Sechrist

Haydee Sechrist

Tell us briefly about your background and how you got started in your medium. I am a self taught artist, I came to the US about 4 years ago from the Island of Philippines. My medium is Acrylics on Canvas. Thanks to my in laws/family and friends that have encourage me to continue painting and see where it leads. 3 years after, here I am still painting. How does your medium inform your viewpoint? What do you like most about […]

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Marjorie Taylor

Marjorie is a full-time artist working in her home studio in Mechanicsburg. She attended UCSD majoring in fine art, and has taken many art classes over the years. She started her art career doing murals and faux finishing at The Decorative Art Studio, which she founded in 1998. She was selected to paint murals for several Harrisburg Symphony Showhouses. After starting a family, she dabbled in glass mosaic and traveled to Venice, Italy, for a workshop at Orsoni glass. Her […]

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A photo of artist Georgia DuCharme

Georgia DuCharme

Tell us briefly about your background & how you got started in your medium. I’m a barista here at Cornerstone Coffeehouse, art teacher at Susquehanna Art Museum, and freelance illustrator from Enola, PA who has lived in Pittsburgh, PA, Seoul, South Korea, and Sydney, Australia. A lot has changed in my life since last year’s art show. After some soul-searching, I’ve decided to head in the direction of art education, which includes taking art and art history courses here in […]

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A photo of artist Melissa Lopez

Melissa Lopez

Tell us briefly about your background & how you got started in your medium. I am a self-taught contemporary/abstract artist. I’ve always been a creative soul since childhood. Originally started working in pastels and charcoal. Eventually I moved on to acrylics and texture mediums.   How does your medium inform your viewpoint? Or what do you like most about your medium? I primarily work in acrylic paint and some inks with the use of different mediums to create different effects […]

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Devin DePamphilis

Tell us briefly about your background & how you got started in your medium. When I was very young, I enjoyed drawing and painting. My parents noticed my talent for art and signed me up for art classes outside of school and creative summer camps. When I was 11 years old, I participated in a photography summer camp. At that point photography became my favorite medium and my love for photography started that summer. How does your medium inform your […]

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Artist Amanda Rife

Amanda Rife

My name is Amanda Rife and I am a mosaicist based out of Harrisburg, PA. Since 2006, my creative outlet of choice has been an ancient art form with a modern twist, where I cut sheets of stained glass into smaller pieces and meticulously arrange them to create my interpretation of the subject matter. I have been drawn to a variety of different artistic mediums throughout my life, including drawing, collage, photography, and resin. But when introduced to mosaics, I […]

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