Juan Pineda – Juan began as a local street artist. His colorful work includes murals in Dewey Local Park in Kensington, where it was commissioned by the Montgomery County Parks Department. Juan was also commissioned by Brookfield Development Company to create the mural at the entrance to the Bethesda Metro Station. Juan also completed a large mural for at the Walter Reed redevelopment project in Northwest Washington DC. Juan came to the area with his family as a child from Guatemala. He lives in Prince Georges County. Maryland Public Television featured a documentary about him and his art. He owns Criomatic Studio. https://criomaticdesigns.com/ .
Eric B Ricks – Eric graduated from Quince Orchard High School in Montgomery County. He was born in Liberia and his family left to escape war. Eric has work all over the country. His beautiful work has been commissioned by the City of Mount Rainer and by DC Murals which is run by the DC Government. He has served as a Master Artist/Mentor in a DC program working with young graffiti artists to help them elevate their work. Eric lives in the Wheaton area. He owns Phoenix Fine Arts and Design. Phoenixart.design/about
Nicole Bourgea – is a trained fine artist and lives in Kensington Maryland which is near Wheaton. She previously lived in Wheaton on Grandview Avenue. Her clients have included the Town of Kensington as well as the Maryland National Capital Park and Planning Commission. She is a skilled portrait artist. and created a project where she painted ordinary folks going about their business and left their portraits for them as gifts at the places she had recorded them. She is well regarded and well known in the local community.