Jenny is a brand designer and videographer, nature photographer, and painter. She is an international award winning graphic designer and earned her BFA from Barton College. Jenny specializes in landscape and macro photography and alcohol inks. Her artwork reflects her love for nature through organic forms and imagery.
Elizabeth Parent is a transplant from the greater Seattle area. Elizabeth and her family have settled in Fuquay-Varina where she raises her three boys. Elizabeth's passions in the arts include theatre, stage management and oil painting. She has taken some time away to focus on her family and is excited to get back into the arts.
Sonia Pal is a calligraphy artist. She loves combining calligraphy with different mediums like watercolor, acrylics, and mixed media along with abstracts. The purpose of her art is simple; bring joy and healing to the world through art. She lives in Cary, NC with her husband and enjoys spending time in nature and traveling.
Sampada Kodagali Agarwal is a passionate visual artist, who has spent more than 15 years exploring traditional Indian folk and tribal arts. She is a resident of Morrisville, NC and works in the RTP as an IT professional. Her work has been accepted in a number of exhibitions/shows and she is part of various community outreach and philanthropic causes. Recent public projects include a solo exhibition at Durham Arts Council (July 15th - Sept 8th 2022), an art kiosk on Fayetteville Street in downtown Raleigh, a Chapel Hill bus shelter, and “The Art of the Warli” mural in Durham (at 313, Foster Street), a project that involved members of the Durham community in the creation of a massive mural in the style of the Warli, a tribal art from India. She is also a Certified Zentangle Teacher (CZT) – her explorations with Zentangle® as a CZT since 2012, have opened up new doors of collaboration and creation with students and artists around the globe
More information about her art endeavors available here - https://linktr.ee/ansimit
Nathan Bullock, Ph.D.
Nathan Bullock is an artist and educator who earned his Ph.D. in Art & Art History from Duke University. As a painter, Nathan works with oil on canvas and focuses on abstraction. He has taught and managed educational programs at a variety of levels from elementary to adult learners. He lives in Fuquay-Varina and joined the Board in 2020.
Jessica Yee, the founder of the Oblique Pen finds beauty in letters and how they are created. Jessica loves the elegant smooth and fluid scripts that a pointed pen creates. Moreover, she enjoys meeting and working with clients, sharing in their poignant moments while bringing art to life.
When the married mother of four is not busy creating an artistic expression of a wonderful occasion, Jessica is heavily involved in serving the arts locally.