The East Side Art Center

26 Rochambeau Avenue    
Providence, RI  02906    

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Carolyn Simon

TRAINING: Art Students' League (NYC); Hunter College (NYC); BFA (Painting / Education), Rhode Island School of Design

TEACHING: (over 40 years) Classes and private workshops in Florence, Italy, Rhode Island; Art Teacher in Cranston and Woonsocket schools; For the past twenty-seven years, teacher at East Side Art Center and for twenty years, Director of ESAC's Block Island and Italian Workshops

EXPERIENCE: As "C.C. Wolf", a practicing, professional artist exhibiting paintings and prints in museums, galleries and private and corporate collections in the United States, Europe, Canada and Australia; one of the founders of 19 on Paper, a Rhode Island-based group of artists whose work is exhibited all over the world; President, East Side Art Center.

You are invited to view some of Carolyn's recent work at

Don Simon

TRAINING: New York University; Manhattan School of Music; BA (Art History) Middlebury College; BFA (Graphic Design/Education), Rhode Island School of Design

TEACHING: (over forty years) Art and Humanities / Art teacher - including Special Ed classes - (Cranston Elementary & High schools); Advertising Art (RISD); Since the school's inception, teacher at East Side Art Center.

WORKSHOP PRESENTER: Rhode Island Community Development Training; Sunrise Community Housing (Providence); Connecticut and Vermont Departments on Aging; New England ACTION; RI Library Association; National Society of Fundraising Executives; Pennsylvania Prevention Directors Assn.; President, Sunrise Corporation.

EXPERIENCE: Don has been President of Sunrise Corporation, a marketing / design / advertising firm that, for over thirty-five years has specialized in public awareness for over 200 non-profit organizations and scores of small to medium-sized family-run businesses. As designer, writer and creative director, he has created everything from business cards to billboards, TV and radio commercials - locally and nationally. Don's career has been applied to classes focused on the fun and discovery in creative problem solving.

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