Lissa Abrams

Lissa is a graduate of Tufts University.  In April 2011, Lissa retired from the Maryland Mental Hygiene Administration where she served as Deputy Director.  Since her career change, Lissa devotes herself to painting. Lissa has taken art courses at the Maryland Institute, College of Art,  Zoll Art Studio,  and currently studies with Paul Moscatt, and Bethanne Kinsella Cople . Her work is exhibited in local galleries.

Margaret Bradshaw

Margaret works in oil, acrylic, and watercolor/ink. Her commissioned work focuses on pet portraiture from the clients photo.  She also creates polymer jewelry including natural elements.  Includes found objects, semi precious stones, Swarovski Crystals, and sea glass.

Karen Carmine

Karen takes pictures of life in deal island.

Deborah Cole

Deborah specializes in paintings of pastels and oils. 

Robin Daniels

Robin was born and raised in Crisfield. She is a local mural artist and is also an art teacher at the local high school. She specializes in murals and "funky" fish signs.

Michel Demanche

Michel is a mixed media artist who is best known for her analogue black and white photography and printings of black and white photographs. She retired from UMES, and now has her work represented by Causey Contemporary, New York. 

Adam Dutch Durham

Adam specializes in music production, videography, photography, podcast production, audio/video conversion and restoration, custom edits, and live music services.

Jeffrey Engle 

Jeffrey does all kinds of paintings of beach art including furniture.

Katie Giordano

Katie does crafts and folk art related to local items. 

Paul Gorley

Paul does pgorely Turf Management

Local water art of birds, things from Somerset County and the Chesapeake  Bay.

Mark Hall

Mark is an independent artist from Salisbury. He specializes in photo accurate drawings, ranging from graphite to ink and even chalk. He is also a photographer, wherein he has developed a series of themed photographs depicting a post-apocalyptic landscape.

Laura Jenkins

Laura specializes in oil paintings. She has been surround by art from a young age due to coming from a family full of painters

Debra Howard

Debra specializes in oil painting, acrylic painting, plein air landscapes, teaching, stained glass, and drawing

Shawna Kearsley

Shawna specilizes in acrylic paintings, oil on canvas, sculptures, carvings.

Jane Knighton

Jane does photography.

Lin McNamara

Lin is a painter currently working in oils. She frequently works en plein air.  She often uses the Chesapeake Bay region as a subject matter. 

Bette Orr

Bette lives in Crisfield, MD, she is a watercolorist and teacher with 20+ years experience. She is nature inspired, often using a loose interpretative style of watercolor that magically exploits color and realism.

Nicole Pearson

Nichole focuses on being a painter, web comic,knit and crochet items, handmade soaps. She is also a writer and is offering writing coach classes.

Kathleen Quinn

Kathleen does paintings, primarily landscapes. Pastels.  She mostly works on Eastern Shore of Maryland

Karen Riggen

Karen Specializes in visual paintings and is also a writer.

Brittany Shilver

Brittany specializes in poetry, photography and more. 

Dawn Tarr

Dawn specializes in artwork and creations of various kinds.

Dora Heatherington-Todd

Dora Hetherington Todd is an award winning artist who grew up in the city of Philadelphia.  She is a member of the Mid-Atlantic Plein Air Painters.  She paints in oil and her work is done en plein air, meaning out in the open air.  Her paintings are impressionistic and reflect a passion for life immersed in nature. Dora's paintings are represented in both private and corporate collections across the United States.

Denise Wagner

Denise specializes in Fiber arts, encaustic, and mixed media

Deborah Biggs

Deborah is an artist and specializes in oil paintings. 

Meredith Brewington

Meredith Brewington is a student artist and the illustrator for the book checkers. Madison her twin sister is a award winning fine artist. Both currently take commission and specialize in portraits.

Teri Christensen

Teri does colored pencil paintings of wildlife and local scenes.

Carol Cowie

Carol Cowie does paintings.

Becky Daughtery

Becky specializes in crafts, visual arts, and is a writer. 

Donna Drew

Donna does copper sculptures and garden art. Most of her work is in representation of the Bay Area.

Kathryn Ellis

Kathryn does painting - modern impressionist style; plein air, studio, and cold wax.

Matt Fenton

Matt is a plein air painter. He first became interested in painting when he was young and inspired by pieces he saw at the Baltimore Museum of Art.

Kevin Glavach

Kevin does art sculptures, pencil drawings, wood carving, paper folding, tile art.

Michele Green

Michele specializes in local landscaping art and is an author as well. 

Kim Hall

Kim received a BA in studio art from George Mason University and continued her studies at The Corcoran School of Art. Over the years she has taken many workshops from her favorite artists and mentors including; Larry Moore, Roger Dale Brown, Dawn Whitelaw, and Dee Beard Dean, as well as always studying from the Masters both past and present.

Richard Husband

Richard Husband, the artist behind Yonder Studio Arts, began drawing in mid-2014 after retiring from the U.S.G.S. in Golden, Colorado. He draws portraits of musicians, actors, artists, and other well-known people. He also began painting several years ago. He does original compositions as well as studies of painters such as Rockwell, Sargent, Homer, and others.

Barbara Kern-Bush

Barbara specializes in paintings.

Patrick Leib

Patrick does special wood designs.

Jackie Miller

Jackie is a watercolor artist, she's been painting watercolors for 48 years.  Special orders are gladly taken by her.

Brian Paterson

Brian focuses on local areas for inspiration on his art.

Martha Pileggi

Martha specializes in oils, watercolors, etchings, and jewelry design

Doug Rayfield

Doug focuses on watercolor, acrylic, oil, drawings & prints.

Keith Robinson Jr.

Keith specializes in visual paintings. 

Ann Schaefer

Ann specializes in paintings of a variety of different scenes. 

David Terrar

David is aVisual artist specializing in landscapes of the Chesapeake Bay.

Judith Tummino

Judith specializes in landscape paintings.

Caroline Walls

Caroline is a web designer, she specializes in watercolor, alcohol inks, acrylic, photography, and computer graphics

Cheryl Wisbrock

Cheryl is a Delaware artist who has had the opportunity to experience living in a variety of geographic regions of the United States and South Pacific, creating a passion for travel and for interpreting the world in paint.   Although she works occasionally in other mediums, Cheryl's primary focus is watercolor and acrylic, with watercolor in the lead.  Cheryl's paintings reflect her love of regional land- and waterscapes, local places and events, although she does not limit her subject matter to Eastern Shore themes.  She paints both in studio and en plein air, producing award-winning paintings that are held in private and public collections throughout the United States.

Brigitte Bowden

Brigitte enjoys the act of painting and the happiness that painting gives her. She is a member of the Worcester County Arts Council in Berlin, MD,the Art Institute and Gallery, Salisbury, MD, the Art League of Ocean City, MD and the Von Liebig Art Center in Naples, FL.

Lisa Burgerlentz

Lisa specializes in plein air painting. 

Teresa Clifford

Shell art on glass featuring mermaids and starfish, jewelry. Media: crushed shells, crushed glass, sea glass, and gifts from the sea. Items can be found for sale at the Smith Island Quilt Shop.

Ann Crostic

Ann is a Maryland Plein air artist.

Barbara Del Duco

Barbara does acrylic and watercolor paintings, mixed media and cardboard miniatures, dollhouses and art items made with card stock and cardboard.

Jesse Drewer

Jesse is a local photographer in the Crisfield area. 

Patricia Ellison

Patricia does paintings in oil, watercolor and anything  that marks. Also hand-painted clothing and accessories.

Pam Friend-Gwinn

Pam does sailors Valentine fine shell work full size and miniature.
Primitive painted landscapes full size and miniatures.

Mark Good

Mark specializes in sketching, photography, metalwork.

Kathy Green

Kathy does nature photography in addition to paintings and sketches.

Rusty Merritt

Rusty does computer repair and tech support. He has a website and creative design for advertising.

Rob Horsey

Rob focuses on oil paintings.

Tina Johnson

Tina specializes in paintings dealing with her culture and heritage. She also does photography. 

Katherine kiss

Katherine specializes in local bay things in her paintings.

Becky Lowe

Becky focuses on nautical paintings and western wildlife paintings in oils and watercolor,

Deborah Nissley

Deborah is a writer, does fiber arts, and also specializes in acrylic painting.

Leslie Pruitt

Leslie does photography and digitally modified phototgraphy.

Bob Peterson

Bob's photographs are featured in the Annapolis Visitor’s Center on West Street, in numerous advertisements for Visit Annapolis, in the lobby of the Clantenoff Pavilion at the Anne Arundel Medical Center, on the cover of the 2015 Annapolis Visitor’s Guide, and on the cover of the December 2014 edition of Chesapeake Bay Magazine. He is a board member of the Maryland Federation of Art, and has exhibited in numerous juried shows at the Circle Gallery and other venues, an active member of the Digital Photography Club of Annapolis. 

Jim Rehak

Jim is a professional Caricature artist

Cathy Shea

Cathy does mixed medias. 

Tina Bunkly Sterling

Tina specializes in pencil and mix medium oils and acrylic art.

Arielle Tesoriero

Arielle specializes in painting.

Lori Uncapher

Lori specializes in Oil, Acrylic and pencil.  Commissions welcomed.

Katherine Lenehan

Katherine specializes in watercolor Art with various subjects reflecting psychological thought and water-related elements.

Corbin Studio & Gallery

4 E Main Street

Crisfield Maryland 21817


Mailing address:

Crisfield Arts & Entertainment District Project

PO Box 107

Crisfield, MD 21817