‘Capturing Realism’

Helen Crispino, of Dalton, was interested in drawing most of her life, but it wasn’t until she attended Luzerne County Community College in Nanticoke, she said, that she developed a serious pursuit of the art.

“I remember how it felt when I stepped into my very first drawing class,” she said. “By the end of the first class, I knew that it was what I was meant to do.

“My very first art instructor was a celebrated artist from NEPA, Michael Molnar. He opened up a new world to me of painting and drawing that I never knew existed.”

Crispino graduated LCCC with an Associate Degree in Painting and Illustration, then enrolled in The Waichulis Studio, Bear Creek, an atelier founded and operated by renowned artist and instructor Anthony Waichulis. She graduated from there in 2006.

“It was those years spent working in the studio among a talented salvo of artists,” she said, “that

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