NATHAN BEARD has a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Colorado State University. He is a professional artist exhibiting throughout the country and his work has also been featured in exhibitions in Japan. He maintains a studio in St. Petersburg, Florida. Nathan is an abstract painter who is inspired by the density and variety of Floridian flora and is conceptually drawn to interweaving layers and its metaphorical application to memory recall and moments of time. Nathan is also greatly valued in his role as Assistant Curator at DFAC since 2017.
CATHERINE BERGMANN is Curatorial Director at the Dunedin Fine Art Center where she has curated 300+ exhibitions in the past 13 years. Hired in 2000, she served as Adult Education Director in addition to Curator during two major expansions. She is also an award-winning artist whose works were featured in the first UnderCurrent/ Overview Exhibition at the Tampa Museum of Art as well as the Ft. Lauderdale Museum of Art, the Orlando Museum of Art, Deland Museum of Art, Museum of Fine Arts in St. Petersburg, the Brevard Museum of Art and the Leepa-Rattner Museum in Tarpon Springs. Her art is included in numerous private collections and permanent collections. Today, her work is primarily in sculpture and assemblage. She holds a BFA in Painting and Printmaking from Florida State University.
DENIS GASTON, lifelong artist, has maintained art studios in the area for 35 years. His paintings and drawings are in numerous private and public collections and his awards fill several shoe boxes.
Denis has taught classes and workshops at DFAC, Morean Arts Center and other venues. Additionally, Denis has advocated and written about art and the life of artists for many years.