John Allen, Board Member and Vice President
Drawing, Photography, Mixed-media
Athanasios Bayiates, Board Member and President
Graphite pencil, pastels, colored pencils
Writing and more
Neranza Noel Blount
Painting with encaustic
Interests: Incorporating photography into collage and experimenting more with sculpture. Very interested in collaborating with those that I have not collaborated with in the past
sewing, mixed media, gardening, occasional photography,
music appreciation, & humor.
Macro Photography, Architecture, Poetry
Writing, drawing, sculpture, film/video, holography, photography,
technical communications, project management, & pocket billiards.
Mixed media art on canvas and 3D, stage make-up, paper art,
card making, wood working, & dance.
cornshuck creations, health products, and more
Mary Ann Gilfillan
South Knox Library
Mixed media visual arts; art writing and curating.
Anna Lawrence Board Member
Digital, Analog, and Alternative Process Photography, Graphic Design,
and Marketing / Co-Director: The Big Camera
I create whimsical paintings using a variety of mediums. I am primarily a watercolor painter at this time, but I also work with gouache, acrylic, pens and pressed flowers.
Former A1LabArts President, Professor Emeritus of 4D Arts,
University of Tennessee/Knoxville
Teaching: mixed media art techniques & alcohol ink techniques.
Sara Blair McNally
Former A1LabArts Director
Photographer and Graphic Designer
Analog and Alternative Process Photography, Encaustic, and Educator. Co-Director: The Big Camera
Theo Mullen Board Member
Journalist, percussionist, social media marketing,
portrait painter & owns a truck.
Acrylic, Multi Media, Pottery, & snake wrangling.
Mary Nietling, Board Member and Secretary
Wendy and Diane Noe
ainting (acrylic and watercolor), crochet, paper art (chigiri-e and paper flowers),
collage and mixed media, drawing (pencil, pen/ink, and chalk pastel), some amateur digital
photography and video
Skills: mixed media and illustration.
painting and AI
Painting with oils and acrylics, and ceramics
Photo & Video Editing, project management, community outreach,
budgeting, production, direction, grant writing, arts writing, and public speaking.
About: Lauren’s eco-political art emphasizes the non-human in an increasingly
Bob Thompson, Board Member and Treasurer
Beverly Tomov & family
saws sharpened, dreams interpreted, lost objects located.