Gallery Artists Bios

Ann Kelly-Ann May Kelly - Graduated from Moore College of Art and Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. Show work in South Jersey.  Facebook: annmaykelly

Barbara L. Wassel- Interested in many facets of art. Certified ceramic teacher.I have designed and made all the articles for childrens rooms. This was for a botique. Recently I am into recycling. 

Bonnie Rovere- My name is Bonnie Rovere and I am the current President of the South Jersey Camera.  I am also a founding member of the Hot Flashes photography group.  I have been taking and making photographs as long as I can remember.  I like all genres of photography  but shooting nature is where I am the most happy. Facebook: Bonnie Rovere 

Dan Kerr- As far as he is known at all, Daniel J Kerr is known for his large scale, aggressive sculptural work. He has been heard on more than one occasion to say that “the best art is always pointy!” Mainly working in clay, and occasionally in steel and other found materials, Dan is always attempting to find new challenges to overcome in creating non functional work. This mindset helps keep his skills sharp, allowing him to help his students at Willingboro High School overcome any challenges they might encounter. Dan seeks to create visually engaging work which is critical of various aspects of society; while encouraging viewers to find their own meaning in his art.

Donna Moyer- Retired Art teacher, taught in Winslow Township. Art teacher at Croft Farm Center for the Arts.

Fumihiro Kato (Represented by multiculturalart.com)- Besides creating detailed paintings depicting a vivid glimpse of nature consisting of intricate environmental scenes of mountains, flowers and landscapes and producing meticulously-painted portraits of mystical/magical figures, contemporary Japanese artist Fumihiro Kato is also a collector of antique pottery, a judge of Samurai swords, a chef of traditional Japanese cuisine and a tattoo artist.To introduce Kato’s paintings to an American audience, the artist is making available this Fine Art Print Package consisting of The Hydrangea, A Sunflower and Mt. Fuji. Each fine art print has been reproduced on watercolor paper and is approximately 16.75” by 12” in size. To purchase original paintings or limited-edition fine art prints, call multiculturalart.com at 609-828-0691. See more artwork at http://www.multiculturalart.com/fumihiro

Jack Crying Raven Anderson (Represented by multiculturalart.com) - My life has been an overwhelming, but fantastic journey. I have documented this journey through my art. Since the beginning I have loved color. I have been using color to create since I was old enough to pick up a crayon. In the early 60’s I went on a class trip to the Met. I was attracted to a painting by Demuth entitled, “The Figure 5 in Gold.” The painting was inspired by a William Carlos Williams’ poem, “The Great Figure.” Since then I have used color and paint to express my loves, my fears, my sorrows and my joys. I am a self-taught artist. I have shown in group and solo shows over the past 25 years in  the NYC and NJ area. One of my most recent accomplishments in 2015 was to have two     of my works selected for the permanent collection at Museo MAAM in Rome, Italy.    Credits and appreciation go to Cynthia, my best friend, wife, lover, muse and confidant.   My jazz and blues paintings are my interpositions of my love for the art of jazz and blues. Some of these paintings are portraits of my favorite artists. However there are others that are quite personal. What I paint comes from my heart and soul. I want the viewer to use their imagination. Look at everything that is going on and, then, from the title feel the emotions and draw their own conclusion. Love, color, passion, music and desire are all words that should be said in the same breathe. These words leave me breathless….. without these I cannot paint!

Jack D. McGovern- Jack D. McGovern is a visual artist born and raised in South Jersey and has been creating art for as long as he can remember. Painting and print making are his primary forms of artistic expression. Jack has been working on presenting the human figure in motion or in static form to represent the passage of time and emotions.

Jacqueline E. Souders-Artist- Jacqueline E. Souders 
Stratford, NJ 08084 - bsouders@aol.com - cell 856-534-5094
BA Rowan University, Glassboro, NJ, Studied under Sally Bouchaud's studio for 25 years, Studied with Stan Sperlak for many years and workshops, Summer classes at the Pennsylvania Academy of fine Arts
Exhibited at Markeim Art Center, Haddonfield, NJ, Riverwinds, West Deptford, NJ, Gloucester County Community College, Sewell, NJ, Ocean City Boardwalk Arts Sow, OC, NJ, Avalon Art Show, Avalon, NJ, Center for the Arts, Marlton, NJ, Camden County Library (2 Artist show) Voorhees, NJ, Stratford Library, Stratford, NJ, West Deptford Library, West Deptford, NJ, Sketch Club, Woodbury, NJ, Dueling Brushes , Annapolis, MD, Riverfront Renaissance Center for the Arts, Millville, NJ. Author of Pine Valley Golf Club - 100 Years of Mystery at the World's No. 1 Golf Course in Pine Valley, NJ.  Jacqueline is married with children and has been selling real estate in NJ since 1980.


Joanne Stange (Carol)-I have been taking art lessons for 7 years, using charcoal, pastels, and oils. 
The magic of painting and its ability to express a deeper beauty, strength, and integrity are what I try to bring forward. My style has been one that continues to evolve.  More recent works incorporate greater interpretation; the closer to the visual reality, the more I begin to see things that I react to and want to express. I believe this is when my paintings look their best. 
I hope you are delighted with the end results. 

Joel GreenwaldMarried forty-plus years, Grandma Toys, a one-time reading specialist, once told me I was a "divergent thinker" as opposed to a "convergent thinker". I believe it means that, if I could find the box, I would think outside of it. In anticipation of having time to fill once I retired, I took a ceramics class through the Cherry Hill Recreation Dept. My inability to find our instructor's "box" when she suggested we make a plate or a bowl resulted in a planter (see photo above). It was so much fun, when the classes ended I bought 25 lbs of clay at a local art supply store.   A child of the Fifties, I suppose it was inevitable that my longtime childhood love affair with TV cartoon shows would manifest itself in my art -- hence, my description of my style as cartoon folk art. It didn't take long before I was creating pieces for family and friends. (Photos are available on my webiste)

John Cheatley-

John Goodwin-Graffiti artist 

Judy Okun-Some of my biggest passions are for travel, the outdoors, and painting. I combine these interests in creating colorful and unique designs with alcohol ink on tiles. My art background is in drawing and watercolor, both of which have helped me refine my skills in this exciting new medium. I recently began a company called Agave Artworks, where I offer original alcohol ink designs, custom artwork, and classes. A native New Yorker, I've lived in Alabama and Massachusetts before moving to South Jersey 15 years ago. I have two daughters and, besides teaching art, I am a geography instructor at West Chester University.

Juliet Hossain-Juliet began her artistic career as an actress, obtaining her B.F.A. in Performance from Hofstra University.  When it was time to start a family, Juliet dove heart-first into fine art painting and visual artistry. She is inspired by the complex beauty of a single moment in time.  This mother of two recently settled in Voorhees after traveling extensively as an Air Force spouse.  Please explore more of her paintings, crafts and photography online. www.JulietsBalcony.com 

Kim Clay-I began oil painting & acrylic painting over 30 years ago. I've painted a lot of seascapes and landscapes but my primary focus for the last three years has been pet portraits. I've found it's what I love to do!

Marcy Rosner- I have been making functional mosaics including frames, vases, mirrors and tables,  for over 15 years and exhibited in many shows and galleries in the tri-state area.  Commissions are welcome . I can do wonders with a broken shard or object needing transformation. www.mosaicsbymarcy.com 

Marianne Leone- Marianne travels to national parks and beautiful landscapes to share the beauty of America and other great places, focusing on landscapes and wildlife. She has recently returned from a Wolf Expedition in Yellowstone. Marianne is currently being featured in a documentary about ordinary people causing the extraordinary to make a difference in the world. She is a member of National Wildlife Federation, World Wildlife Fund, National Parks Conservation Association, Defenders of Wildlife, The Nature Conservancy, Natural Resources Defense Council, Sierra Club, Outdoor Photographer, Sustainable Business Network of Greater Philadelphia, Philadelphia Photo Arts Center, Markeim Arts Center, and most proudly, America's First Zoo Camera Club. Featured here are a few of her national park iconic images on canvas.  See all of the artist’s work and various collections of wildlife and beautiful spaces by  visiting her website  marianneleone.com. Also check out her full exhibit ""The National Parks Through the Lens of Marianne Leone"" in late September at Markeim Arts Center.

Natalie Sutherland-  Natalie La Torre-Sutherland Natalie is the Voorhees business co-owner of Sutherland Framing & Fine Art. She attended Moore College of Art where she studied fine art, design and art history. She attended Rowan University for fiber arts and photography and earned dual degrees in education and fine art. Natalie also received a merit scholarship from Moore and was awarded an artist fellowship from the Barnes Foundation and Academy of Fine Art, where she was fortunate enough to study amongst world class paintings. Her artistic inspiration comes from observing the simplicity in design from nature, animals, architecture and her surroundings. Her passion for photography led her to a high school teaching position at Cherry Hill High School East, where she taught darkroom and digital photography, the art of film, mixed media, pottery wheel and 3-D art. She also offers professional interior design consultation and was formerly an Ethan Allen design consultant. She offers her expertise in photo restoration as part of her business services. Natalie proudly serves her community as a member of the Gibbsboro Environmental Commission, the Gibbsboro community garden and the Gibbsboro & Voorhees Green teams and Arts committees. Natalie has been instrumental in developing sustainable practices and recently developed, took action and wrote a grant proposal for her  townʼs community garden in Gibbsboro that received a $10,000.00 community garden grant. Her gallery and framing business services include: specialty custom framing, original and fine art editions, custom mirrors, design consultation, artisan jewelry and photo restoration. You can connect with Natalie and her business at: www.sutherlandframing.com or her Facebook page, https://www.facebook.com/ sutherlandframing.

Pallavi Jain- I am a local artist. . I did intial painting traning in my childhood, After date I kept practicing by my own. Now I do portrait painting & have done more than 25 portraits of pets and person.

Patty KennedyAcrylic paintings on canvas, wood and tile and photography, reporposing items.
Especially love painting pictures and taking pictures of the beach and shores.
Re-Discovered my love for art in 2007
Art-Major Cherokee High School. Miss Clark. My favorite and inspirational Artist is Claude Monet.   I am looking forward to retiring from the personal lines insurance industry in the near future to devote the rest of my life to my love of the arts and creating more artwork. 

Paula Faro- I am an artist who has been working in clay for the last 15 years.  I have studied at Rowan University, the Clay Studio, and Perkins Center for the Arts.

Philip Hauser- Philip Hauser has been a woodturner since 1987. He emphasizes the natural beauty and the imperfections of whole pieces of wood. Mother Nature produces an infinite variety of interesting shapes and contortions, and Philip’s goal is to work with the natural flow to create pleasing pieces of turned wood. He is committed to creating traditionally shaped pieces for everyday use as well as for decoration.  He likes to turn local woods including cherry, maple, box elder, mulberry, black walnut, black locust, and others.  In addition, some of his pieces use more exotic imports such as coolibah, red gum, red mallee, pink myrtle, eucalyptus to name a few.  
Philip Hauser is a long time member of the American Association of Woodturners. He is a member the Bucks Turners in PA, the First State Turners in New Castle Del., and he is the former President of the DelVal Turners in NJ. Since 2004 he is a State juried member of the Pennsylvania Craft Guild. He exhibits his work at the Center for Art in Wood in Philadelphia, at the Creek Mercantile in Mt. Laure, NJ. and at the Brookfield Craft Center in Brookfield, CT. Over the last few years he has been an exhibitor at a number of juried craft shows in the region, such as: the  Perkins Center and New Hope Arts; the Princeton Craft show;  the Lincoln Center Craft Show in New York City, the Pennsylvania Guild of Craftsmen and the Hagley museum craft shows in Wilmington, DE., as well as others.


Risa Batterman-Dera- I received my formal art training and Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree (BFA) in Graphic Design (1985) from the prestigious Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, Rhode Island and in 2015 I completed my Masters of Fine Arts Degree (MFA) from Warnborough College.  My medium of choice is stained glass and it is what I have been working in, exhibiting in and teaching for the last 15 years.  I actively exhibit my work and have Gallery Representation.  Simultaneously, over the past several years I have had the opportunity to teach and interact with diverse groups of students in many different venues including adult/continuing education programs, after school arts & crafts programs as well as designing and implementing a weekly arts & crafts workshop for disabled adults.

Rita Karpo- Rita is a certified art teacher, focusing on painting and drawing and has worked with Cherry Hill School system in the after school art program.  Mabel Kay Senior Center in Haddonfield, displaying work in various places. Previously she was a private art teacher. Rita is a member of the She has currently shown her work at Expressit in Haddon Twp as the artist of the month. Artist of the Month" June-July, 2017  "First Place" award in watercolor at the Camden Cty. Sr. Juried exhibition.  Automatically placed in NJ State Juried Exhibition.. to be announced. Work displayed 

Suzy Sherbine- I aim to deliver a message of sustainability through my art, which utilizes items found on the ground, frequently from Camden such as tires, pieces of rusted metal, bottles. I was inspired more than 8 years ago by the film Poet of Poverty ,told through the letters of Michael Doyle, an Irish priest who came to Camden more than 40 years ago. I have since expanded my art by using pieces I have found on the ground here in the suburbs. Pieces that didn't even make it into the trash. They come to life as whimsical pieces with a turn of the century flare, each with a card describing what they're made of. I call them ArtofFACTS "Trash Transformed to Teach"  I have exhibited in Collingwood, Rutgers in Camden, Camden Environmental Center, Sustainable Cherry Hill Earth Festival. I seek venues that appreciate sustainability

Tejal Shah- Tejal Shah is a self-taught artist taking inspiration from primitive paintings of the Warli and Saura tribes of India. She uses acrylics as well as the naturally occurring red oxide to paint simple geometric patterns that depict daily lives of these tribes. She has exhibited in various shows in New Jersey and her paintings are a part of many private collections. Facebook.com/tribalstrokes

Toby Weitzman-Alcohol ink is my newest medium. They are brilliant inks that allow ever moving and constant glide of color, producing a unique and mysterious flow of unconventional beauty, unlike any other medium. No two pieces are alike.  While abstract, often you will see landscapes, flowers, and how natural light effects contrast and shadows.  While painting has always been a part of my life, my catering company allows me to design events and food art. tobyweitzman.com   
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