Location: New York, NY
New York, NY, April 14, 2017, Shelley Joy, Artist, has been recognized by Elite American Artists, for dedication, achievement and leadership in fine art and theatre.
Recognized for more than 20 years of contributions, Ms. Joy is an accomplished artist who specializes in contemporary art and paintings. Her work is recognized as Neo-Contemporary Abstract Art and is known for her use of texture, drama and mystery. She has exhibited her work in galleries and museums all over the world, including The Museum of Modern Art, Gallerie des Champs Elysees and the Gallerie of Athenee.
Ms. Joy knew at the age of 15 she was destined to become an artist and pursued the career by attending The School of the Museum of Fine Arts at Tufts University, the New England School of Photography, and the Aegina Arts Center. He first exhibition was at the Museum de San Miguel de Allende in Mexico. In addition to her artwork, she is a performer, musician and poet. She is a SAG-AFTRA member and is involved with the Actors’ Equity Association, the Arts Students League, and Broadcast Music Inc. In addition, she supports Doctors Without Borders, St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, Meals on Wheels, Habitat for Humanity and CARE. Continue reading →
Title: Freelance Writer
Location: Fort Worth, TX
Fort Worth, TX, October 19, 2016, Linda LaRue Austin, Story Weaver, a self-employed freelance writer, has been recognized by Elite American Artists, for dedication, achievement and leadership in her literary career.
As a retired writing instructor and educator, Ms. Austin has always been fascinated by the unique stories created by fantasy authors. In keeping with this passion, she has devoted herself to creating fantasy and historical novels. She has currently written numerous manuscripts, plays and full-length books, among other works. Her most recent book, “Midnight Amethyst,” is the latest in her “Crystal Green” trilogy of books, and will be released in time for Christmas in 2016.
Ms. Austin earned a Master of Religious Studies from Lexington Theological Seminary in 1970, and she earned a bachelor’s degree in theology and Christian education with a minor in drama from Northwest Christian College in 1967. To remain in contact with other writers and historical researchers, she became a member of the Oklahoma Writers’ Federation, Inc., the Romance Writers of America and the W. F. Albright Institute of Archaeological Research. Continue reading →
Title: Author, Optometrist (Retired)
Location: Atlanta, GA
Atlanta, GA, September 19, 2016, Howard Peters, Retired Optometrist at Eye Q and Author at Howard J. Peters, has been recognized by Elite American Artists, for dedication, achievement and leadership in writing.
After nearly 50 years experience in optometry, Dr. Peters decided to retire and pursue a career as an author. Prior to his retirement Dr. Peters had little experience in the publishing industry. During college in London, Dr. Peters produced bi-weekly articles on controversial issues for “The Beacon” journal. The column was titled “Philosophy of the Week” and some of Dr. Peters’ titles were “CND (Campaign for Unilateral Nuclear Disarmament) are like Ostriches Burying their Heads in the Sand”, “There is No Such Thing as an Individual”, and “What Would Have Happened if Hitler had Won the War?”. Currently, Dr. Peters is working on a novel called “Upload”, which is a paraquel of his 2007 novel “Download: An alternative story of Noah and his Ark”. As a novice writer, Dr. Peters learned a lot about himself and his writing abilities while creating “Download”. In an interview with PageOneLit.com, Dr. Peters tells of his surprise when he “got to know my characters intimately and found that there were certain things that I could not write for them to do!” Currently, Dr. Peters is enjoying his venture into writing but he hopes to eventually turn this hobby into a second career. For more information or to purchase “Download”, please visit http://www.howardjpeters.com.
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Company: Keith Harmon Designs
Location: Palm Springs, CA
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Company: Summer Celeste Porcelain Art
Location: Tucson, AZ
Tucson, AZ, June 16, 2016, Summer Celeste, Owner and Artist, has been recognized by Elite American Artists, for dedication, achievement and leadership in fine arts and porcelain painting.
A self-educated artist whose porcelain artwork often features Southwestern, flora and fauna scenes, Ms. Celeste possesses the natural ability to create beautiful paintings that evoke emotion and admiration. She is also masterful at painting with murals and acrylics. Her artistry has been sought after for mixed media and glass projects, as well as murals and original ideas like a Harley-Davidson motorcycle. She has owned and operated her own studio for more than two decades and her work has been featured in homes, offices and public spaces. Continue reading →
Title: Portrait Artist
Company: Dorothy Sitka Studio
Location: Houston, TX
Houston, TX, June 9, 2016, Dorothy Sitka, Portrait Artist, has been recognized by Elite American Artists, for dedication, achievement and leadership in portrait art.
Ms. Sitka has been a professional artist for more than 20 years, painting portraits, landscapes and seascapes using oil and watercolors. Prior to becoming a full-time artist, she worked in the clerical field. Ms. Sitka is a traditionally trained artist, and paints commissions. She will travel to clients or have them send in photos or visit her studio to complete her work. Often, she creates art for corporate and business patrons, as well as catalog covers. Her trademark style is the ability to reach into a subject’s soul and display that in the painting, resulting in a realism rarely seen by other painters. She is affiliated with the Houston Art League, the Portrait Society of America, the Texas Watercolor Society, Texas Women Painters and Petroleum Club of Houston. Continue reading →
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Company: Lee Photography
Location: Gulfport, MS
Gulfport, MS, February 3, 2016, Timothy Lee, Photographer, has been recognized by Elite American Artists, for dedication, achievement and leadership in photography.
After more than 20 years serving his country in the military, Mr. Lee looks forward to fully establishing his business in photography. Mr. Lee discovered his passion for photography while on deployment with the U.S. Navy in Dubai. His first purchase was a semi-DSLR camera made by Fujifilm with which he taught himself the technique and use of settings such as ISO, shutter speed, lighting and equipment care. Since then he has expanded his use and understanding of cameras to the use of Nikon cameras along with a variety of lenses. Each client receives the best products and services Mr. Lee provides. He ensures an open line of communication, especially in the days leading up to the shoot, to secure the arrangements and accommodations. He also takes this time to investigate the locations to ensure the best spots and lighting are used.
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Title: Writer, Editor, Ghostwriter, Poet, Memoirist, Writing Instructor, Tutor, Agent, Consultant, Book Doctor
Company: SJ Clark Literary Specialties, LLC
Location: Lincoln, CA
Lincoln, CA, September 18, 2015, Sue J. Clark, Writer, Editor, Ghostwriter, Poet, Memoirist, Writing Instructor, Tutor, Agent, Consultant, Book Doctor for SJ Clark Literary Specialties, LLC, has been recognized by Elite American Artists for dedication, achievements and leadership in writing and publishing services.
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