About The Artists
Shirley studied at the Chicago Academy Of Art and the American Academy of Art. I have also studied with artist Walter Parke at the Palette and Chisel Academy in Chicago. She has participated in workshops with Bettina Steinke, Richard Schmid and Arne Westerman.
Shirley enjoys drawing and painting animals – especially cats and dogs.
John Robert Beck
John is a self-taught artist. He stared doing art actively in 2004, specializing in digital art. John went full time as an artist in 2010. Since then, he has sold art in all 50 states and 15 countries.
He started out creating abstracts, but has expanded to other types of art: animal , great architecture, art inspired by film, television & music and a few other types (see galleries).
Besides art, John also is interested in architecture. Most Frank Lloyd Wright and Bruce Goff. His art was also influenced by the abstract art that architect Bruce Goff created.