Fenella Belle received her MFA in Fibers from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. She currently teaches in the art department at Piedmont Virginia Community College in Charlottesville. Both her personal artwork and her teaching embrace a mixed media approach to making art. Her background includes teaching adults and children, exhibit design, fabric printing and installation art. She is particularly interested in making art accessible to everyone, regardless of age and education.
Stacey Evans grew up in Waynesboro, Virginia, a small town in the Shenandoah Valley. She has translated her interest in photography into a vibrant and successful career by first studying in the Art Foundation Program at Virginia Commonwealth University and then receiving a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Photography from the Savannah College of Art and Design. Stacey works as an artist, educator and commercial photographer. She is adjunct faculty at Piedmont Virginia Community College and the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, along with an Artist-in-Residence in the Albemarle County school system. She exhibits her work regionally and is a resident artist at the McGuffey Art Center. Evans lives and gardens with her husband and fellow artist John Grant in Charlottesville, Virginia.