Instructors

Cristian Anderson is a graduate of the UW-Green Bay art program where he had a dual focus in
photography and printmaking. Prior to that, he went to school at Columbia College Chicago and focused
primarily on painting. Cristian has displayed his work in numerous galleries and alternative spaces around the
Fox Valley and Green Bay. Currently, he is partnered with a fellow artist running a gallery and studio in
downtown Oshkosh.


Horace Davis has taught art and crafts in public schools, community centers, and colleges in Jamaica.
He has exhibited at national and local levels, and has won awards for several of his works. Horace works in a
variety of artistic mediums such as oil paint, watercolor, pastels, charcoal, screen-printing, and batik.
Tracey Ellenberg has a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Kendall College of Art and Design in Grand
Rapids, Michigan. She is an art director, graphic designer, illustrator and muralist whose work has been
recognized nationally by Archive magazine, Print, Art Director's Annual and The One Show as well as being
part of private collections. Tracey believes everyone has an artist within and finds great inspiration in helping
others express their creativity.


Elyse Lucas is an art teacher at Gegan Elementary in the Menasha Joint School District. She is originally
from Woodstock, IL but has lived in Appleton for the past seven years. She graduated from Lawrence
University in 2010 with a double major in Art and Art History. While at Lawrence, she studied abroad in
Florence, Italy and earned her teaching certificate for art education. She completed student teaching in the
Appleton Area School District and also taught for The Boys and Girls Club of the Fox Valley and in Brooklyn,
New York. Her specialty is creating multifaceted projects that connect art with core curricular subjects, art
history, culture and literature.


Lee Mothes has spent the last 35 years capturing the energy of the ocean and surf through watercolor
and drawing. In addition to this continued pursuit through his artwork, Lee shares his talents as an instructor
in a number of courses around the region as well as at the Renaissance School for the Arts in Appleton.
Samples of Lee’s work can be found at http://www.oceansanddreams.com.


Phil Sealy is a master watercolorist whose art is displayed in corporate and private collections throughout
the United States. Phil has been a practicing watercolorist and draftsman for over 50 years.


Christ Tzakais has been promoted from Greek Detective to Greek Artist. Since retiring from the Fond
du lac County Sheriff’s Department in 2002, Christ has had the time to explore a life long interest in throwing
on the wheel. The artist continues to develop his skills by turning wooden lids for ceramic pots.


Jeff Zdrale is a self-taught artist using water color and water-mixable oil in his work. The winner of
numerous awards, his work and is exhibited by several galleries in the Fox Valley. In addition to years of
teaching students of all ages, Jeff has recently focused on teaching a water color classes for special needs
adults in the area.


Rebecca Zornow earned a Bachelor’s of Arts in art history and English from Lawrence University in
2010 and was the recipient of the Elizabeth Richardson Award for outstanding women majoring in art
history. Rebecca has taught classes and developed arts-based programming at the Building for Kids Children’s Museum and at rural primary schools in both Swaziland and Haiti. Rebecca is a passionate
advocate for the arts and excels at sharing her knowledge of art history with a fun, interactive style.