Thank you to our five visual arts experts who made the 2021 Visual Arts Showcase a success!

Michelle Driskill-Smith is a graduate of New York University in Fine Arts and St. Martin’s College of Art, London. She is a team member of The Missing Peace: Artists Consider the Dalai Lama which is a multi-media, art exhibition that brought together 88 respected artists representing 30 countries. Michelle is also a designer and avid travel photographer with commissioned and published photo essays. Michelle is a creative consultant in technology firms with experience in the music, video game design, film and television industries.

Hazel Keelan is a visual artist and musician who holds a Higher National Diploma in Fine Art in the Community and a Foundation in Fine Art and Design from the United Kingdom. Hazel has also studied the use of art in therapy and education. Her latest venture, Sight and Sound, incorporates digital art, hi-tech and audience participation. Hazel serves on the Board of Directors of Pacific Art League.

Anna Lenhardt is a seasoned HR executive with passion for art, music, and design. She received her liberal arts degree from NYU and prior worked at McKinsey and Deloitte before jumping into building and scaling start-ups. She is the proud mom of two great kiddos, a puppy, and a turtle.

Laura Parker is a retired professional photographer of 20 years. She photographed weddings all over the world including a handful of celebrities and worldwide magazines. After making the top 40 wedding photographers in the world, she built a team into the largest photography company in Dallas/Ft. Worth and a location here in the Bay Area.

Donna J. Wan graduated with a Master’s degree from the San Francisco Art Institute. In recent years, she developed an interest in the natural world, creating projects inspired by 19th century romantic landscapes paintings, history, and her own complex relationship to the landscape. Donna’s work has been shown domestically and internationally and she was awarded an artist’s residency at The Center for Photography at Woodstock. She has also lectured at UCLA and UC Berkeley. Donna is represented by Rick Wester Fine Art.