a collaborative artist team
The artist's vision blossoms as our artist team grows. Nurturing collaborative relationships, we feed each other and clients with inspiration and life-affirming work.
Dorothy Fagan / Artist
Dorothy Fagan is a colorist and visionary artist working with paint, fiber, and installation art. Based in Virginia, her works are in permanent collections in the United States and Europe., including City University of New York, Boston Children's Hospital, Musee de La Grande Vigne, Longwood Art Museum, and numerous others. She holds a B.F.A. in Printmaking and Painting from East Carolina University, and completed a ten-year American Masters Painting Mentorship with Robert Bowers Mayo, Valentine Museum and Gallery Mayo. She has traveled to France and Italy on artist residencies to deepen the direction of her artistry; fusing drawing, painting, and fiber media with haiku poetry and healing arts.
Clea Massiani / Curator
Cléa Massiani is a French curator and art professional formally based in San Francisco, CA, currently living and working in Washington DC. She is the founder and co-director of Bass and Reiner Gallery, located at the Minnesota Street Project complex in San Francisco, a curatorial space dedicated to fostering dynamic dialogues in the Bay Area art scene and emerging artists. Massiani has curated and co-curated exhibitions in museums and galleries and held professional art positions in Europe and the United States. She holds a B.A. and M.A. in History and Art History from The Sorbonne University in Paris, France, and an M.A. in Exhibition and Museum Studies from the San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA. She now is a Ph.D student at the University of Maryland.
Jarman Fagalde / Designer
Jarman Fagaldé was born an artist and has been creating multimedia artwork for as long as she can remember. Her creativity is fueled by her career in graphic design and fashion combined with an interest in collecting unusual found objects and natural oddities. Her works display a delicacy of touch, simplicity of application, and a wonderful understanding of color. In addition to digital media, she has extensive experience in marketing and arts management, as well as the relationship between art and psychotherapeutic healing. She is currently pursuing her Master's in Social Work as well as her certification in Play Therapy with the intention of serving families and children experiencing trauma.
Jason Williams / Framing & Photography
Jason Johnson is an experienced artist, designer, photographer, picture framer, and exhibit installer. He is known for his spectrum of experience in hand applied and digital techniques, his ability to think outside the box to create solutions for clients, a keen eye for detail, and impeccable execution. As the proprietor of Gravitas Gallery in Richmond, VA, he serves artists and interior designers in preserving and showcasing works in both residential and commercial settings.
Claude LeGall / Art Handling
Claude LeGall is an expert art handler, designer, and framer based in Richmond VA. Claude's excellence is preceded by his craftsmanship, attention to detail, and his ability to work within the architectural structures. He provides impeccable white glove delivery and installation to residential clients. LeGall is the owner of Art Hanging and Design serving for galleries, residential and commercial clients, artists and designers for 25 years.