Teaching Artists

Teaching Artists at Farmstead Arts 

Susan Antin – Mixed Media: Susan has a BA in Fine Art – Painting and Drawing, from the University of Wisconsin – Madison and an MBA from the University of Massachusetts – because of a strong interest in the business world. While continuing to develop her artwork, she established a career in marketing and corporate training. Presently, she spends time creating, teaching art classes and promoting the arts. Her paintings and drawings can be found in numerous private collections. Susan has been represented in many exhibitions, including the Westmoreland Nationals, Westmoreland College, Pennsylvania; Montgomery Center for the Arts, Montgomery,NJ, Johnson & Johnson Corporate Gallery, Skillman, NJ and Princeton Arts Council, Princeton, NJ. Susan currently lives in suburban New Jersey with her adoring husband and two indifferent cats. She is actively involved in promoting the arts and encouraging other artists. For more info visit www.antinart.com

Stephen P. Harris – Photography:  A graduate of the University of Hartford, Stephen teaches all levels of photography, including beginner Digital, advanced Digital, and specialized creative composition courses. Stephens courses are a mix of classroom and in-the-field exploration. Recently, Stephen announced a unique 1:1 / small group Photography Personal Training series. Stephen enjoys teaching at the Farmstead, with access to the restored (and un-restored) barns and Passaic river.  For more information on Stephens NJ & NYC Photography Classes : http://www.sph-photo.com

Doug Schiller – Drawing Fundamentals: Doug Schiller received his BFA and MFA from the University of Pennsylvania and diploma from the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture. The harmony and balance inherent in nature are integral elements of Doug’s drawings and oil paintings. A grant recipient of the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation Artist/Teacher Initiative, Doug has been an instructor at the Visual Arts Center of New Jersey for over 20 years and an instructor at Kean University and the College of Saint Elizabeth. He initiated the College Arts Fair at the Arts Center. His artwork can be viewed in local and New York City art galleries and is in collections in the United States, England, and Italy.