The Meridian Passport

Hawaii Display Art Lisa Pritchett’s love for art started in elementary school where she discovered there was a class, where she was given paper, paint, markers and the dare to eat paste. She enjoys spending her free time doing anything creative. She no longer eats paste, but spends her days creating florals in her business, Dandelions. Lisa Pritchett Costa Rica and Sonoma Display Art Shannon Mehaffey is an artist and educator living and working in Muncie, Indiana. She teaches watercolor painting and mixed media arts to adults and youth at Cornerstone Center for the Arts. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts Photography from Ball State University and continues to use photographic principles and concepts throughout her art making practices. Shannon Mehaffey ESPYS and Game of Thrones Display Art Leon Crosby is a visual arts instructor at Cornerstone Center for the Arts. He specializes in teaching and producing graffiti art, street art, and anime. Leon’s art can be seen annually at gallery displays at Cornerstone Center for the Arts. He also has several murals in town including two at the Corner of 8th St. and Hoyt in Muncie as well as one in McCollough Park. Leon Crosby New Orleans and Alaskan Cruise Display Art Dave Franklin is a community arts advocate and artist residing in Muncie. Dave is also the former president of Gallery 308 where they hosted an annual juried student art show and highlighted local up and coming artists. He currently serves as a board member of the Muncie Arts & Culture Council and has served as an honored adviser for the Young Artist Exhibition. Dave Franklin Tuscany and Mykonos Display Art Sarah Shaffer is a local artist and has been teaching art at Cornerstone Center for the Arts since 2015. She holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Ball State University in the area of Metalsmithing. Sarah has experience working in both large scale and performance art. She coordinates exhibitions at the Judith Barnes Memorial Gallery at Cornerstone and works to advocate for artists of all levels. Sarah Shaffer Bucket List Display Art Brenda Click has always been a passionate supporter of the arts and has been taking art classes, drawing and acrylic painting for four years at Cornerstone. Linda McKean has taken classes at Cornerstone for the past three years. She prefers using bright colors to paint in the Abstract style. For the past three years, Jerry McKean he has studied painting at Cornerstone. He especially enjoys painting landscapes, flowers, and landscapes with flowers. Brenda Click, Jerry McKean & Linda McKean R I A L Z O X A R T I S T S t h e P a s s p o r t | 3 1 These artists have graciously donated their time and talent to bring our trip displays to life at Rialzo X. You’ll see their work adorning The Delaware Room.