Leanne McQueen is the owner of Studio 212 and a working potter living in Downtown Maryville, Tennessee with her family Mike and Ollie. She received her BFA from the University of Tennessee in Ceramics and is an active advocate for the arts in East TN. Her work can be see all over the Southeast, including her newest line of wares that was designed for Blackberry Farms.
Allison Basham Payne is an oil painter from Naples, FL who recently settled in TN with her husband in 2017. She has a B.S. in Communications where she double-majored in Studio Arts and Motion Pictures. Allison has painted portraits and landscapes and has been an art educator in summer art camps for students of all ages, as well as special needs classes since 2011. Allison's paintings often carry influences from her work in film, mainly through their elements of depth, lighting and subjects that seemingly tell a story.
Vickie Kallies Lee has earned BFA, MA, and MFA degrees in painting. She does watercolors, acrylic and oil paintings. She showcases her work locally including a show of her paintings in the Maryville Tomato Head Restaurant in March of 2011. Her themes are often a marriage of memory and imagination. Vickie moved to Maryville in 2002 and is a substitute art teacher in the Maryville Public Schools. Before moving here from East Washington State, she taught private art classes for 15 years. She is originally from Wisconsin.