Faculty

Brian Wood

Brian Wood has his Masters in Mental Health Counseling and a Bachelors in Psychology and Art from Palm Beach Atlantic University. He teaches in the Armory’s Outreach programs, Art of the Phoenix for (teens and young adults) and Brave Hearts for (veterans).  These programs combine an art and therapeutic directive to help students with wellness.  The main objective of the outreach programs is to provide therapeutic tools needed to manage trauma, mental illness, sobriety from substance abuse and all around wellness.

Brian Wood

Caitlin Brown

Caitlin Brown is a contemporary mixed media artist and illustrator. She studied at Lesley University college of art and design in Cambridge, Massachusetts. She finds inspiration in the mundane and lesser noticed aspects of life. Her focus is to provide students the tools and skills to use a wide breadth of materials and supplies.

Caitlin Brown

Clarence Measelle

Born in Daytona Beach (1947), South Florida based painter, Clarence “Skip” Measelle, has been a full-time artist since 1978. After graduating from Florida Atlantic University in 1969 with a BFA degree he taught art in the Palm Beach County School District for seven and a half years. During this time, he continued his college education at FAU where he earned a Master’s degree in Art Education with concentrations in studio painting, sculpture, and printmaking.

In 1975 Skip had his first solo exhibit of his large scale “photorealist” paintings at the Norton Museum of Art in West Palm Beach. The Norton show led to gallery representation in Palm Beach, New York City, and Chicago. He resigned from teaching in 1978 to paint full time after he sold a painting for more than his total yearly teaching salary. A short time later he joined the Circle Fine Art Corporation with headquarters in New York and Chicago and exhibited his work in their galleries throughout the United States. CFA presented one-person shows for Skip in their galleries in New York City (SOHO), Chicago (Walton Street, and Michigan Avenue) IL, San Francisco, CA, San Diego, (Old Town) CA , Denver, (Cherry Creek) CO,  Houston, TX, Atlantic City, NJ, and Scottsdale, AZ,

Skip’s paintings have been exhibited in over 100 gallery and museum exhibitions throughout the United States, England, Holland, and Switzerland. His work is in many private and public collections including the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum, Florida House of Representatives, Department of Natural Resources Florida Department of State, Alabama Power Company, Miami Branch of the Atlanta Federal Reserve, Palm Beach International Airport, Florida Atlantic University, and the Morse Life Foundation in West Palm Beach, to mention a few.

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Skip has occupied the same warehouse studio on Georgia Avenue where he has worked for the last 34 years. From 2003 to 2014 he was an adjunct professor of art at Palm Beach State College in Lake Worth where he taught Painting and Drawing. He is currently teaching Mixed Media Painting once a week at the Armory Art Center in West Palm Beach where he has taught since 1987.

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Clarence Measelle

Craig McInnis

Craig McInnis is the President of Art Synergy, Art Director for The Event Group, Creative Director for Fright Nights at the South Florida Fairgrounds, and Theme Set Designer for the South Florida Fair. Craig is a freelance artist with a career balancing commercial and fine arts. His artistic background includes painting on numerous surfaces, illustrating, producing graphic design, creating storyboard art and props for motion pictures, apprenticing as a tattoo artist, and working behind the scenes at art shows.

Craig McInnis

Daniel Perry

Daniel Perry is an award winning photographer who has 25+ years in commercial and fine art photography. He has contributed to many major magazines and has three coffee table books to his credit. Over the last decade his photographs have been exhibited in more than thirty five invitational and solo gallery shows on both the East and West coasts. He was interviewed for television’s Entertainment Tonight in New York and Comcast Television in Los Angeles. His photographs are in the permanent print and picture collections of the Philadelphia Free Library. Daniel Perry obtained his Bachelor of Fine Arts in photography from the University of the Arts in Philadelphia. His work then took him to Paris to work for Marie Claire magazine. In pursuit of his art, he migrated to New York, by way of Hollywood. Daniel is currently residing in Palm Beach and is accepting assignments nationally.