Allison received her Bachelor’s Degree in Art Education from Towson University and a Master’s from Millersville University. She lives in Southern York County with her family and has been an elementary school art educator for 20+ years. Currently she teaches for Baltimore County Public Schools in Maryland. Although, Allison has experience in teaching all areas of art, her passion is working with clay. She taught for the Baltimore Clayworks for several years and spent many summers running her own Creative Clay Camp for kids.
Annelise Vuono is an artist whose style is characterized by figurative elements within abstract environments. Her paintings in particular feature strong color schemes and an emotional presence. Originally based out of Central Pennsylvania, Vuono is the daughter of an art educator and designer. She began drawing at a young age finding inspiration from fantasy films, music, graphic novels, and nature. Later, she graduated with a BFA from Pennsylvania College of Art and Design. Vuono has been working for the past decade in various visual arts fields, has been published in books and magazines, and worked as Program Coordinator for Creative York’s Art in the Parks Program. Annelise has a passion for community involvement and raising awareness in the arts.
Leah Limpert Walt is a York based painter and draftsman known primarily for her nocturne landscapes and surreal figurative oil paintings. She studied art at The University of Delaware and Moore College of Art and Design in Philadelphia, but ultimately received her BFA from Pennsylvania College of Art and Design in Lancaster. She has shown her work across south central Pennsylvania, the Lehigh Valley and in New York City. She lives in York City with her husband Craig and their dog, Monk.
Carol Clark Williams is poet laureate emeritus of York, Pennsylvania and a rostered artist for the Arts in Education StART Something. She teaches poetry workshops in high schools, libraries, prisons, support groups, and halfway houses. She has recently received the Above and Beyond award from the National Federation of State Poetry Societies for her work with young people. Carol’s poems have been published in print and online journals including Mad Poets Review, Margie, Byline, Passager, Fledgling Rag and Broadkill Review, and Bent Pin Quarterly. She has authored two poetry books: Escaped Without Injury and Stories of the Tribe.