Maria has been drawing animals since she was a child in Staten Island, NY. Although she studied fine art in college, Maria feels her talent is natural and mostly self taught. She also enjoys using her work to help raise money for different animal related charities
Jamie has been drawing horses since before she could even write her own name. Throughout her life as an artist, she has worked in graphite, pastel, watercolor, and acrylics, but for the past nine years has been working exclusively in colored pencil.
Deuell feels a spiritual connection between horses and her art. What she describes as the magnificent beauty of the horse provides her the inspiration for her art. She works from photos,crediting her art for making her hone her skills as a photographer. Deuell continues to explore the various mediums and works in colored pencils, water colors and oils.
Susan displays her work in various local exhibits and shows. Her paintings have also been accepted into several juried exhibits including the Sharon Arts Center Colored Pencil Society of New England 2004 Juried Exhibit and The Art of the Colored Pencil exhibit at Gallery 297 in Bristol, RI. Four of her equine paintings have been accepted into the Equine Art Classic in 2004 and 2005, a juried exhibit held in conjunction with the Kentucky Derby.
An accomplished and experienced artist, Kim specializes in animal portraiture and nature art. Focusing on the special "family" animals of horses, dogs and cats, she creates realistic and emotional portraits in watercolours and coloured pencil. Her portraiture is very popular and her commissions can be found in the homes of clients in the US and Canada.