OUR PROGRAM INSTRUCTORS
Hailing from Brandywine, MD., David Snipes graduated from Frostburg State University obtaining a Bachelor's Degree in Fine Art. He comprises his work mainly form the mediums of drawing, painting, and photography. David's main focus is that of portraiture, as he is continuously interested in the people and events of history, society and community.
Janai Johnson is a remarkably talented professional artist, a DC Native and mother of 5 beautiful children. Janai has a rich history creating commissioned portraits, figures, textile designs, painting on fabrics, and creating murals throughout the DC area. As an art teacher as well, Janai provides art education lessons to youths and adults. Janai enjoys the fact that through her artistry it allows her to meet incredible people from all walks of life.
Simone Agoussoye is a world winning contemporary portrait artist based in the Washington DC area. Simone has been honing in on her skills in portrait artistry for the past several years. Known for her creative depictions of people - most often icons in music, pop culture, history and the arts. Simone blends her traditional skill in portraiture with fresh, unique and unconventional techniques transforming her from a realistic fine artist to more of a contemporary artist.