Sally worked as a designer in New York city before moving to Boulder in 1992 to start her own commissioned art business. Sally owns and operates an art space in the Holiday Neighborhood of North Boulder for over nine years. She has taught at CU in the Environmental Design Department and has hosted numerous events and art happenings at her gallery.
Sally received a BFA in Environmental Design from Parsons School of Art and Design in New York. She has been trained in a 400 year old Dutch Master Technique in egg tempura and has provided hand painted furniture, canvas and commissioned work for people across the country.
Sally is currently a showing member at the Spark Gallery on Santa Fe in Denver, CO and is a member of the NoBo Art District. Locally, she has been awarded public murals by both Thistle Housing and Boulder Housing Partners.
Susan Eckert is the managing member of Santarella & Eckert, LLC representing labor unions primarily on health, safety, environmental issues, fair contracting, employment and labor matters for individuals and small businesses. Earlier in her career she was in the Denver Office of the Solicitor litigating cases under various safety and health, labor and anti-discrimination statutes.
Ms. Eckert graduated cum laude with a BA in Political Science from Colgate University and a JD from the George Washington University Law School. Ms. Eckert has served as the head of the Federal Women’s Program for the U.S. Department of Labor in Denver, on the Board of the Directors for the Colorado Women’s Bar Association and as Vice President of the Boulder Women’s Bar Association. Ms. Eckert has long supported the arts in her community serving as a Board member of the Edge Theater in Lakewood and as a volunteer for the Curious Theater in Denver.
Natalie is the owner of NPM Consulting,LLC (offering strategic planning, project management, facilitation and Emergent Learning) and an adjunct faculty at the University of Denver, Graduate School of Social Work. She is on the board of the Colorado School Medicaid Consortium, is a Mental Health First Aid trainer and Family Leadership Training Institute State member.
Natalie holds a Master’s degree in Social Work from Columbia University in New York and a Master Certification in Emergent Learning. She has been a supporter of the arts for many years and is a community volunteer in arts, social justice and faith based activities. She is committed to ongoing learning.
Gabrielle Shannon started her early art training at The Art Students’ League in New York and continued at the School of Visual Arts in New York, and Grove Arts in California. Gabrielle’s passion for art extends well beyond painting. In 1994, she co-founded “Urban Desires”… the first online art and culture magazine on the web. Urban Desires won numerous awards and worldwide praise. During this time she exhibited and curated, in places including, The Elga Wimmer Gallery; Thompson Street Gallery; and The Manhattan Children’s Museum. Gabrielle sat on the Board of Eyebeam Atelier, a Johnson & Johnson funded Arts Organization. At Eyebeam she was instrumental in creating “Digital Daycamp,” an after-school digital arts program working in conjunction with New York City Public High Schools.