Amado Maurilio Peña, Jr. was born in Laredo, Texas in 1943. He studied art and education at Texas A & I (now Texas A & M Kingsville), where he received his Bachelor's and Master's Degrees.
Emanuel Mattini's received his training in painting and photography at the Atlanta College of Art.
Irene Borg, a native Californian artist, studied at the Pasadena Museum as a teenager and attended the School of the Arts (formerly known as Chouniard Art School).
Atkinson seeks to capture the emotion, be it subtle or exaggerated, a pursuit that has been in evolution since he started painting as a child in the northwest Texas town of Lubbock.
LeRoy Neiman was an American artist known for his brilliantly colored, expressionist paintings and screen prints of athletes, musicians, and sporting events.
J. Tipton Barnes exudes a passion for life and an adventurous, inquisitive nature. That spirit translates directly into his art: it is full of life because he is.
Frank Howell (1937 – 1997) was one of the cornerstone artists of the Southwest Native Art Movement. He was known for his finely rendered, etching-like portraits of Native Americans and their symbolic artifacts.
Rudolph Carl Gorman, a native American, was born in Chinle, Arizona. During his early years he lived in a hogan and had little experience with the world beyond the Navajo reservation.
Sunol Alvar was born on January 20, 1935 in Montgat, a Catalan fishing village on the outskirts of Barcelona, Spain. Sunol Alvar grew up on the sunny Mediterranean coast.
Malcolm Furlow, an award winning painter, who received a track scholarship to the University of Texas and decided to choose art as his major.
Hector Armendariz Martinez is a traditional artist whose academic training ties together both the rigor of classic expression and the magic of symbolic representation.
Born and raised in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Bonny attended Tyler College of Art of Temple University where she excelled in painting, drawing and sculpture and received much of her technical training.