Amanda Coelho is an oil painter who paints contemporary realism with a bold, graphic influence. Informed by her work as a graphic designer, her paintings infuse color and texture, with light and shadow play to bring her subjects to life. Working from self-composed photographs, she loves to focus on the meticulous details of an object to capture the quiet and complex beauty in each subject. Amanda lives in Bethesda, MD, with her husband and two teenage sons.
Sarah Renzi Sanders is a mixed media artist born in Washington D.C. After ten years of teaching art and the birth of her third child, Sarah decided to pursue her dream of becoming a full-time artist. In her work, she explores spirituality and the feminine journey. Her paintings are greatly influenced by her meditation practice and her children. Sarah has participated in international online exhibitions and in juried exhibitions in the D.C. metro area.
working in cityscapes, still lifes and landscapes.
Capturing introspective moments, she mainly
works in acrylics, studying light, saturation and
unique color combinations. A mother of four and
graphic designer, she has lived in Fredericksburg
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Sue Henry is the owner and creative director of Tulusa, a textile studio in the Del Ray neighborhood of Alexandria, Virginia.
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