Local Artists

Mickey Encalade

Mickey Encalade is a life long resident of New England. Her art is local and she likes to capture the beauty of New England in soft pastels, painting in a naturalistic style. Mickey is a member of the Tobacco Valley Artists Assoc. and the CT Pastel Society. She has exhibited in the Piedmont Art Show where she has won multiple times and has exhibited in the Chicopee Library Show among…

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Jeff Kern

Jeff Kern has been painting full-time for over 30 years. His commitment as an artist has been to mastering the intricacies of realistic oil painting. He is represented by R. Michelson Gallery in Northampton. In Boston, he won the Robb Sagendorph Award with the Copley Society and achieved the level of Copley Master. He recently won the top prize for oil painting with the Academic Artists Association. Jeff has done…

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Linda Lastoff

Linda Lastoff is a realist pastel artist.  Her colors are bright and substantial and play gracefully across the color wheel.  Her careful, intimate details reward close inspection.  She studied art at the University of Bridgeport and Boston University, where she received her degree in art education.  Linda is president of the Wilbraham Art League and a gallery artist in the Plymouth Art Guild.  She is a member of the Academic…

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Susan Tilton-Pecora

Susan Tilton-Pecora was raised in Marblehead, Mass. In this seashore community, she grew to appreciate the quality of light and the intrinsic beauty of New England. After furthering her studies in Boston, she moved to Western Mass in 1974 and studied painting with Jack Flynn, A.W.S. She taught Advanced Watercolor Painting in the Adult Education Dept. at Bay Path College for 10 years and teaches in her studio in Thorndike.…

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