Athens artist, Nancy Everett, graduated from UGA with a BFA. In an article about her work, titled “Celebrating the South with Soulful Color”, Laurel Magazine wrote “There’s nothing tame about Nancy Everett’s bold designs.” Nancy’s painting inspirations start with color and she uses it in a contemporary impressionist style. NancyEverettArt.com
Melanie Graham Epting works primarily with watercolor, pen and ink, and acrylics. She thoroughly enjoys the process of applying color to her works, and is equally fascinated by the beauty of black and white linework. Melanie lives and works in Athens, GA, sharing her home and studio with her husband, two daughters and Australian Cattle Dog, Rosie.
Beth Richardson has enjoyed photography since childhood. For over 30 years she- worked at the University of Georgia doing research using electron microscopy to study plants and fungi. Her interest in creating digital images by scanning flowers was inspired by the work of Atlanta friends/artists Demetri Papacharlampos and Lily Smernou. Her work has been in shows at The Lyndon House Arts Center, The Oconee Cultural Arts Foundation (OCAF), The Atlanta Photography Group gallery, and Aurum Studios.
A native Athenian, Richard Huston, studied Technical Theatre receiving a BFA from the University of Georgia and an MFA from the University of Missouri Kansas City. After finishing he moved to Los Angeles where he worked as a freelance Set Designer and Scenic Artist for the next 20 years. Since returning home, Richard has pursued drawing, painting, and most recently collage creating landscapes and native plant portraits.
Richard Botters is from Auburn, GA. His love of photography began in his uncle’s photo studio in Alabama where he developed and printed pictures everyday after school. His interest continued through a career in Training and Development in state government and into retirement where he spends time visiting galleries and gardens.