The East Side Art Center

26 Rochambeau Avenue    
Providence, RI  02906    

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Carolyn Simon

TRAINING: Art Students' League (NYC); Hunter College (NYC); BFA (Painting / Education), Rhode Island School of Design

TEACHING: (over 40 years) Classes and private workshops in Florence, Italy, Rhode Island; Art Teacher in Cranston and Woonsocket schools; For the past twenty-seven years, teacher at East Side Art Center and for twenty years, Director of ESAC's Block Island and Italian Workshops

EXPERIENCE: As "C.C. Wolf", a practicing, professional artist exhibiting paintings and prints in museums, galleries and private and corporate collections in the United States, Europe, Canada and Australia; one of the founders of 19 on Paper, a Rhode Island-based group of artists whose work is exhibited all over the world; President, East Side Art Center.

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Don Simon

TRAINING: New York University; Manhattan School of Music; BA (Art History) Middlebury College; BFA (Graphic Design/Education), Rhode Island School of Design

TEACHING: (over forty years) Art and Humanities / Art teacher - including Special Ed classes - (Cranston Elementary & High schools); Advertising Art (RISD); Since the school's inception, teacher at East Side Art Center.

WORKSHOP PRESENTER: Rhode Island Community Development Training; Sunrise Community Housing (Providence); Connecticut and Vermont Departments on Aging; New England ACTION; RI Library Association; National Society of Fundraising Executives; Pennsylvania Prevention Directors Assn.; President, Sunrise Corporation.

EXPERIENCE: Don has been President of Sunrise Corporation, a marketing / design / advertising firm that, for over thirty-five years has specialized in public awareness for over 200 non-profit organizations and scores of small to medium-sized family-run businesses. As designer, writer and creative director, he has created everything from business cards to billboards, TV and radio commercials - locally and nationally. Don's career has been applied to classes focused on the fun and discovery in creative problem solving.

Sally Caswell

TRAINING: M.F.A. (Painting/Printmaking) U. Mass/Dartmouth; M.A.T. Equivalency (Ceramics) RIC; B. F. A. (Painting/Illustration) MassArt; (Stone Lithography) George Lockwood, Master Printmaker.

TEACHING: (over forty years) Degree Programs: RISD, U. Mass/ Dartmouth, CCRI; Attleboro Museum, RIWS, Chautauqua Institution, NY; Co-Director ESAC Workshop, Florence, Italy; Private Workshops; Tenured high school ceramics teacher, Johnston, RI.

EXPERIENCE: Copley Artist, Copley Society, Boston. Award winning professional artist and published illustrator, exhibiting in museums, galleries, private and corporate collections in the U.S.A. and Japan. National exhibitions include: Pittsburgh Aquamedia; Art of Northeast U.S.A., Chautayqua Annual, NY; Matter, Medium, Meaning, Copley Society; Energy Art Show, Golden Colorado Art Center. Member: 19 on Paper; Signature Member, Rhode Island Watercolor Society. Listed: Who's Who in American Art.

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Lindsay Adler

TRAINING: Swain School of Design (Graphic Design); University of Rhode Island; Rhode Island College B.S. (Art Education, concentration in Fine Arts Studio and Art History).

TEACHING: (over twenty-five years) Certified PK-12. Taught visual and musical programs in East Providence, Lincoln, Portsmouth and Pawtucket public and private schools. Summer Program instructor at Rhode Island School of Design. High School instructor at School One, Providence, RI

EXPERIENCE: Lindsay is a published illustrator, award-winning fine artist and musician. She creates and teaches visual and performing arts workshops and classes for all ages throughout the community. She is an active member of NAFA and exhibits her paintings and mixed media artwork in galleries throughout and at

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