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Hammond Museum and Japanese Stroll Garden Founding Artist Members Directory

Listed alphabetically by first name

Countries Represented: Argentina, Australia, Barbados, Brazil, Canada, China, Egypt, England, Faroe Islands, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Korea, Mexico, Morocco, Russia, Scotland, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Syria, Taiwan, USA, Wales

Adam Grabois


Aki Kano

Alice Harrison​

Allan Cyprys​

Amitabh Shrivastav 

Amy R Farrell

Amy Zhang

Andrea Bonfils

Andrew Zelman

Ann Mallory

Ann Tetelman

Anna Rose Holmer

Asra Rán Björt

Ayu Arista Murti


Baltasar Samper 

Barbara Fish

Barbara Herzfeld

Barbara Masterson

Bärbel Thiel

Basha Ruth Nelson

Bert Rechtschaffer

Beth Barry​

Beth Haber

Bibiana Huang Matheis 黄家璧

Bobby Jacobs

Brandur Patursson

Brian Sheridan

Bridget Pavalow

Byron Keith Byrd


Carla Goldberg

Carla Rae Johnson

Carol Flaitz

Carol Oster​

Carol Radsprecher

Carol Schwartz

Carole Bonicelli

Carolyn Oberst

Cassandra Jennings Hall

Catherine Schmitt

Catherine Vanaria 

Cathey Billian

Cathy O'Keefe

Cathy O'Keefe Jarcho

Ceci Cole McInturff​

Cedric van Eenoo

Charles Daviet

Chema Chino

Chia-Hui Luo  羅嘉惠

Chris Farrell

Christina Saj​

Chuck von Schmidt 

Cindy Sacks

Clara Joris

Connie Freid

Corinne Lapin-Cohen

Crystal Marshall


Dale Leifeste

Daniel Kabakoff

David Skora

Deborah Loeb Bohren

Diane Churchill

Donald Schwartz

Doreen Pagano Halsall

Douglas Newton

Douglass Ridgeway

Dustan Osborn


Eileen Hoffman

Eileen Weitzman

Elaine Forrest

Eleanor Goldstein

Eleanor Wong

Elisa Pritzker

Elizabeth Bryan-Jacobs

Elizabeth Digiorgio

Elizabeth Hasegawa Agresta​

Ellen Pliskin

Ellen W Kaplan

Erla Thórarinsdottir

Esmeralda Ortiz-Luis Lyn, Ph.D.


Frank Kara

Frank Matheis

Fred Levine


Gail Winbury

George-Ann Gowan

Gretchen Hoffmann Abene


Hannah Rosenstein

Harriet Forman Barrett


Heidi Lewis Coleman​

Hilda Green Demsky

Hildreth Potts

Howard Goodman


Ilham Badreddine Mahfouz

Ilse Schreiber-Noll

Inka Juslin

Irene Osborn


Jackie Merritt

Jacqueline Sferra Rada

Jane Dell​

Janet Rutkowski

제뉴어리 조 윤 - January Yoon Cho

Jean O'Neill

Jeanette Rodriguez

Jenna Lash​

Jennifer Cadoff

Jennifer H. Pien​

Jennifer Moné Hill

Jennifer Woolcock Schwartz

Jeremy K. Bullis

Jessica Rechtschaffer

Jill Parry

Joan Blazis Levitt

Jo-Ann Brody

John Armstrong

John Gibson

Joy Brown

Joyce Pommer

Judith Wyer

Judy Lyons Schneider

Juliet Martin


Karen B Allen

Karen Fitzgerald

Karen LaFleur

Karen Starrett

Kate Thomas

Kathleen Goldberg

Kathleen Migliore Newton​

Kazaan Viveiros

Kenneth Sean Golden

Ker Berdimurat Beckley 

Khadija Zizi, PhD

Kit Callahan

Kris Lee

Kristjana Samper

Krisztina Asztalos

Kyra Hazou​


L. Brandon Krall

Larry Dell

LaThoriel Badenhausen

Laura Cannamela

Laurie Sheridan

Lena Mösko

Leonie Castelino

Leslie Connito

Leslie Hardie

Leslie Pelino

Linda Filley

Linda Greenhouse

Linda Kuehne

Linda Stillman​

Lisa Breznak

Lisa D'Amico, PhD

Lisa Fuge

Lisa K Rosenstein

Lise Prown

Lois Sylvia Bender

Luz Castaneda​

Lynette Charters​


Mansheng Wang

Marcy B. Freedman

Margarita Nuller

Maria Morabito

Marieken Cochius

Marilyn Richeda

Marjie Zelman​

Marlene Siff  

Marlow Shami 

Mary McFerran

Maureen Burns-Bowie

Maya Matheis

Maya Rau Murthy

Mei Wang / 王槑

Melinda Green Tepler

Michael Abene

Michael Gellatly

Micheline Klagsbrun

Michelle Cooke

Mimi Czajka Graminski

Mireya Samper

Miriam Stern

Mitchell Lewis

Mitchell Visoky

Miyuki Kido 城戸みゆき

Moira Trachtenberg​

Monique Allain

Monroe Hodder

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Tanya Kukucka

Mixed Media Sculpture, Painting, Ceramics

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ceramic figure by Tanya Kukucka
drawing by Tanya Kukucka

Tanya Kukucka draws on deep worlds of the unconscious and the fantastic. She dwells within a place of fears and dreams, nightmares and touches of reality. Her work reflects upon Death and Rebirth, as she incorporates both feelings of sadness and grace.

Symbolism is important, from butterflies representing the Soul to ancient texts depicting Shamanistic stories.
Her work is cathartic, as she believes that she is purging her soul as she creates, which becomes a cleansing and healing process.

Instagram: troutybean

In Other Words essay: The Cathartic Fantasies of Tanya Kukucka

Tanya Kukucka
Terri Tibbatts

Terri Tibbatts

Book Artist, Photographer, Printmaker and Calligrapher

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Terri Tibbatts is a book artist, photographer, printmaker and calligrapher. She is a student of Japanese brushwork and book arts, and has exhibited her work exclusively and in private and university collections across the U.S.  Her commercial work includes Shoji Shades, a specialty design business producing custom window shades made from Japanese papers. Her calligraphy and artist’s books are featured in the book collections of a number of American colleges and universities.


Theresa DeSalvio

Painting, Video

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The Wooded Path an oil painting by Theresa DeSalvio
Close to Home an oil painting by Theresa DeSalvio

Theresa DeSalvio is a visual artist whose images are rooted in everyday life, memory and the natural world. She has extended her work to include narrative videos using her paintings, photography, music and narration. Her film Visit to Thailand – Land of Smiles won numerous awards at the Tagore International Film Festival including best travel film.

In 2019, DeSalvio relocated to the Hudson Valley, NY. She holds a MFA from CUNY Hunter College (1982) and a BFA from the School of Visual Arts (1976).


Theresa DeSalvio
Tilly Strauss

Tilly Strauss

Tilly Strauss Works in Acrylics and in Digital Formats on Her iPad

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detail of Pink Palm a painting by Tilly Strauss

I think Time is my inspiration.  I didn’t grow up in one home. Instead I shifted with the rhythms of seasons and vacations that repeated over Time. My body and my thoughts react to Time. I am a lot in the past and the future. It is hard for me to stay in the present UNLESS I am making art. That is why, since 2006, I have kept a daily drawing or painting practice.


Instagram: tillystrauss

Tom Halsall

Acrylic Paint and Mixed Media on Canvas

photo of Tom Halsall
painting by Tom Halsall
painting by Tom Halsall

My latest work combines acrylic paint, collage and mixed media on canvas. It is inspired by the world of street art and graffiti. Art is culture….so the creative act for me is about exploring the ongoing struggle to define the American Dream. These images are intended to provoke feelings and conversation around the question: What is the common good?

My career as an artist and educator spans almost 5 decades and includes one person and group exhibitions in both galleries and museums along with work in numerous collections public and private.

Tom Halsall

Traci R. Meitzler

Acrylic, Marker, Charcoal, Spray Paint, Modeling Paste

photo of Traci R. Meitzler
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City by the Sea a painting by Traci R. Meitzler.jpg

As an artist I work hard to develop art that speaks both to me and to others about my emotions and frame of mind while creating.

I would classify my style as chaotic architecture. I enjoy the juxtaposition of straight edges with organic curves. I believe that a painting or any design cannot have just one element, but that each exists in harmony because of the other.

I work mostly in acrylic mediums along with other materials such as marker, charcoal, spray paint and modeling paste. I like to add non-standard items as well to create texture, such as clear acrylic sheets, textured wall paper, and coarse sand.


Instagram: mad7studio

Traci R. Meitzler
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Veronica C. Wilkinson

Mixed Media, Paint, Collage, Clay, Textiles, Etching, Woodblock, Experimental Materials, Writing

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Green tondo 1 by Veronica C Wilkinson
HM Cambodiam frame etching by Veronica C. Wilkinson

My floating world was spent aboard various classes and sizes of cargo ships at sea accompanying my husband, a master mariner (Captain) for over twenty years as we traveled around the world.  My inspiration is drawn from nature and natural light and I have drawn, painted and written since I can remember to express a need to record in a reassuring practical way.

Veronica C. Wilkinson
Rock Formations


Yvette Cohen

Graphite, Acrylic, Oil, Collage with Wood Dowels and Canvas

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Juggling Rocks Series II #1 Shadow by Yvette Cohen

My background is in drawing and painting, but I think sculpturally. The shapes are canvas under wooden dowels, or simply canvas pieces, that mount flat on the wall. The space surrounding the pieces is no less important than the pieces themselves. Brushstrokes, and underlying brushstrokes, reveal themselves. It’s not perfect. The work keeps on growing.


Instagram: yvette.cohen

Yvette Cohen


Zahra Jlayer

Acrylic Painting

Zahra Jlayer
artwork by Zahra Jlayer
artwork by Zahra Jlayer

Zahra Jlayer is an abstract artists and physician pathologist who is currently residing in New Rochelle, NY. Her dad was a self-thought artist and poet and soon Zahra being inspired by her dad fell in love with painting. She hardly found peaceful time to spend on painting while she was in medical school, nevertheless her immense desire for painting remained alive.

It was following her graduation from pathology residency in New York that Zahra found more time to go back to her passion. Working with microscope and looking at the human body at cellular level became he inspiration for the world of abstract art.

She loves fluid art and pour painting, through which she explores the beauty and complexity of vibrant collection of colors. One can find energy, light and warmth in most of her paintings. She attempts to connect with people’s souls through her work and transfer positive energy to viewers.


Instagram: zahra_jlayer

Zahra Jlayer

Zena-Marie Lopez

Contemporary and Digital/Media Art

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Sweet Ride by Zena-Marie Lopez

I am a multi-dimensional, contemporary collage artist, storyteller and student of the profound human spirit. No matter the medium my art has always been the manifestation of the collective experience. I share my perspective with the world in the hopes of inspiring a deeper connection that may bridge the spiritual and material worlds. Discover the depths pertaining to the meaning of life on earth, and experience true freedom. I create art to encourage people to live deeply, love endlessly and motivate dynamic thought. 


Instagram: zmlartforeveryone

Zena-Marie Lopez

Zsuzsi Winn

Mixed Media, Photography and Installation

Zsuzsi Winn in her studio
photograph by Zsuzsi Winn
artwork by Zsuzsi Winn

I am a multi-hyphenate Contemporary Mixed Media Artist, Nature Photographer and Installation Artist from Budapest, Hungary now living in New York, USA. I draw my inspiration from historic garden landscape designs, the symbolism of flowers, and the, philosophies found in Zen culture. My artworks are two-dimensional and three-dimensional to express myself as well as to create experiences for the viewer. Whether it’s photography, mixed media or art installations each medium cohesively shares the same story. My stories embrace the charm and serenity of peaceful strolling gardens and human connections to Nature. I am fascinated by design-scapes and their use of plants. I am curious about their history and look to explore the interpretations behind each of the flowers, plants and structures that enhance these magnificent gardens.


Instagram: zsuzsi_winn_studio

Zsuzsi Winn
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