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Downtown Staff

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The Studio Fine Art Classes was Cindy's goal to bring back the basics of creating fine art.  Cindy graduated from UC Santa Barbara with a BA and as a credentialed teacher and later taught in private elementary schools studios for many years in Southern California.



Program Director

Justin has been teaching art for over a decade, working at The Studio over seven years. He received his BFA as well as educational training at Winthrop University. He works professionally as an artist selling and displaying art across the country.



Program Director

Frankie has been an instructor at the Studio since March 2017. With a degree in Painting and Printmaking from Virginia Commonwealth University, he also has experience in education since 2013. An award winning artist, Frankie specializes in still life and landscape painting in the Classical Realist tradition. He is a professional fine artist whose paintings are in collections throughout the United States. 

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