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Artist Marianne Fyda


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Biography


Marianne Fyda was born in Detroit, Michigan, where she attended Wayne State University, and graduated with a bachelor's degree in fine arts. At Wayne State, she majored in drawing, and met Gene Fyda in a drawing class. They married and after graduation, moved to DuBois, Pennsylvania and started a family and an art related business, still open.

In 1988, Marianne opened her own art studio, Marianne Fyda's Studio, doing commissions, personal art work, and teaching classes. Marianne offers classes for adults and children in drawing, watercolor, pastel, and calligraphy.

Marianne Fyda's Studio is also her own personal workspace, where she creates her own original artwork and many commissions. She works in all of the drawing media: pencil, pen and ink, watercolor, charcoal, mixed media, but her favorite medium is pastel. She is a calligrapher and has her own line of certificates, and hand made greeting cards. She also makes dichroic glass jewelry.

Marianne is in numerous arts organizations, a signature member of the Central Pennsylvania Pastel Society, a member of the Degas Pastel Society, a juried Associate Member of the Pastel Society of America, an Art Alliance member, and in the Artists Registry at the Bellefonte Art Musem, and member of a he Farmland Preservation Artists. She shows her pastels in regional and national shows.

, Marianne Fyda is a member of the Central Pennsylvania Pastel Society ( CPPS), a wonderful group of pastel artists who encourage the fellowship among pastel artists, with group painting sessions, member led workshops , and CPPS sponsored workshops taught by nationally known pastel artists. Past CPPS workshops were taught by: Maggie Price, Robert Carsten, Ron Monsma, Judith Carducci, Terri Ford, Greg Biolchini, Richard McKinley. Bill Creevy ,Pat Tribastone., Christine Swann, Albert Handell, Mike Beeman, and Desmond [...]

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