KAREN LEIBY BELLI spent more than 35 years
teaching elementary and middle school youngsters
to read and appreciate the art of reading. She earned
degrees in elementary library, reading specialist,
and is certified in special education from Kutztown
University and Penn State. Throughout her career
in education she worked with students in library
and classroom settings ever cognizant of the goal of
having them learn to love to read because reading
will take you everywhere. She is a grandmother and lives in Doylestown,
Bucks County, PA. with her husband, Larry, and their dog, Mickey.
ANNELIES VAN DOMMELEN education consists
of The Hussein School of commercial art early on
and the notable Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts.
Art is to her an expansive and ever growing education
giving way to a combination of mediums and
experimentation, most notable are oils, acrylics,
monotypes, watercolors, collographs, and dioramas.
Her personal artwork is a combination of figurative
and abstract imagery. Her abstract work is energetic
and balanced design with a story to which each person can bring their own