Cisco’s partnering to create and join Washington Winnona Images is a story of a father of three with a career continuing to find the time to follow his dreams. Following High School, over the last 17 years Cisco continued work in both sales and management in addition to completing Film School online. Cisco has partnered locally to provide photography and on film projects for friends. Cisco brings to Washington Winnona Images an assertiveness for organizing projects, production, direction and operations. He believes the experiences of having worked in management and sales at AT&T and other organizations will ensure an added thoroughness for project implementation and completion. Cisco is a graduate of Full Sail University and also a 2002 graduate of William Penn Senior High School and still believes to this day that he should have been class clown.
Rhiannon Harbold is a twenty-one year old multimedia artist and illustrator from Red Lion, Pennsylvania. She is earning a Bachelor of Arts degree in Fine Art from York College of Pennsylvania. Her work has been featured in multiple galleries around York County, including The Parliament Arts Association, HIVE Artspace, and Marketview Arts. Also, her work was recently featured in Take Care Zine (2021), a publication based in the United Kingdom.
Rhiannon loves to create fantastical and surreal artwork that emphasizes color, emotion, and whimsy. She also enjoys writing comics and stories that feature casts of playful fictional characters.
My name is Darian Hoke and I am a graduate of York College of Pennsylvania with a bachelor’s degree in fine arts. I am working towards writing and illustrating my own books. I am a big fan of fantasy and science fiction, the afternoon anime I would watch as a kid is what got me hooked on manga and visual storytelling. From there I developed a passion for art, but my purpose never strayed from making up characters and imagining all of the things that happen to them.
James O’Shea is a York based artist working in a variety of mediums such as, acrylic paints, oil paints, pastels, charcoal and even digital media. He is a York College graduate with a Bachelor of Arts degree and has been included in a variety of exhibitions. Some of which included Emerging Visions at Creative York Galleries, York, PA, and Rapidity at the Coni Wolf Gallery, Marketview Arts, York PA. He placed 1st in the 2021 Fine Art Senior Exhibition and won Second Place in the 2021 Annual Juried Student Exhibition (Juror: Susanne Slavick). As of August 1st, 2021 O’Shea was named the first Marketview Fellow at Marketview Arts in York, Pa. During his time as Fellow he hopes to work closely with his community to broaden their interests in art and to help educate a new generation of artists.
Carol Clark Williams is poet laureate emerita of York, Pennsylvania, and a founder of the poetry tent readings for Yorkfest outdoor arts festival. She is a rostered artist with the PA Council on the Arts in Education. A founding member of York Poets, she was state chairperson for the Pennsylvania Poetry Society’s Pegasus student poetry contest, and received the NFSPS Above and Beyond Award for her work with young people. Williams has won state, national and local awards for her poetry, and is published in Margie, Mad Poets’ Review, Harrisburg Review, Fledgling Rag, Encore, PPS Prize Poems, Welcome to the Resistance, Writers Eye, Bards Against Hunger, and online at Megaera, Steelpoint Quarterly, Poetry Superhighway, Shirazad, and Westmoreland Arts and Heritage Festival Poetry Contest winners, 2020 and 2021.
As a Latina immigrant from Peru, Rosa Luz Catterall expresses a curiosity to understand people, cultures and community. This led her to pursue careers as a social worker, an art therapist and a self taught artist. Her work in the community focuses on themes that address cultural diversity, hope and healing and creates spaces that promote support and safety to express freely. The unique qualities that she brings to her practice help connect with people on a human level.
Rosa Luz was born in Peru and grew up in the U.S. from the age of nine in Queens, New York. She graduated from Queens College with a B.A. in Sociology. Rosa Luz completed her graduate education at N.Y.U. and practices as a bilingual licensed social worker and a registered art therapist. She is an independent contractor for Hershey Medical Center, Conewago Place Drug and Alcohol Residential Treatment, Wellspan, and Olivia’s House. She has an art studio/gallery at Marketview Arts where she paints, plans community projects and coordinates art wellness groups . Rosa Luz has made a commitment to give back to the community. In the past five years she has volunteered as an art therapist at York County Prison Women’s Wing and participated on mission trips to Guatemala and Ethiopia. Most recently she is a board member of Creative York and an active participant in the Racial Equity and Gallery Committee.
Karla Myers brings her love of beauty and the created order to the art classroom and studio. Mrs. Myers received her bachelors degree in Art Education from Kutztown University, a degree which she used abundantly in homeschooling her 8 children. Most recently, Mrs. Myers has been conducting art workshops within the local
community and for her neighbors and friends. Mrs. Myers often incorporates art history into her lessons, and she enjoys the use of many varied media and surfaces, including watercolor, oil pastels, ceramics, acrylics, chalks, collage, wood, tempera, and markers.
Due to Covid 19, Creative York’s Member exhibition will be showcased online in early June with the intention of being on display in the Kerlin Gallery from October 1-November 14, 2020. The theme for this exhibit is hope and resilience.
STANDARDS & ELIGIBILTY
Participation in the Creative York Members Exhibit is open to all 2020 Creative York Artist Members or artists who would like to become members. Fine art and fine craft in all mediums are acceptable. Entries must be original, completed within the past two years, and not previously shown at Creative York. Work should be of high quality and craftsmanship.
Due to space limitations, each artist may enter up to two pieces, no larger than 36” in any direction.
All entries must include properly labeled digital images, and an artist bio.
All entries must be submitted via email (firstname.lastname@example.org), in jpeg format at 300 dpi and not larger than 3MB in size. Please label image file with artist’s name and piece dimensions using this format (Example: jones_HxW.jpg). Please write “2020 Members Exhibit” and artist’s name on email subject line.
Entries must be of work available for the exhibition that has been completed in the last two years.
Entries must not have been previously exhibited at Creative York.
We hope to include ALL submitted artwork, however in the instance of more artwork submitted than we can hang in an orderly fashion, a lottery system will be used to select final artwork.
Artwork drop-off TBD
Artwork must be framed / ready to hang, or otherwise ready to display.
Amy Diamond is a graduate of Millersville University, with a degree in Art education with a concentration in Inclusive Education. Her main focus is in ceramics, and Amy has attended multiple National Conferences dealing with ceramics and art education. While working with her own peers in class and her students in her middle school internship, she’s grown to appreciate the studio culture of collaboration. Amy enjoys learning through play and the educational and cultural benefits of creating art with others. She believes that all individuals have the ability to grow and learn and that art is a pathway to do so.
Ellen Ehlenbeck holds a BFA in painting from Penn State and a MA in graphic design from Savannah College of Art and Design. A working artist, Ellen has exhibited her work widely in the region, in both solo and group shows, as well as juried exhibitions. She loves to teach, and currently serves as a Resident Teaching Artist with the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts as well as teaching at Harrisburg Area Community College, Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, and Creative York.