Daniel Del Orfano was born and raised on Long Island, New York, and received his BFA in Art Education. Although Daniel found teaching to be extremely rewarding, he decided to divert his attention from teaching art to creating art, and in the summer of 2005, he formed The Renaissance Workshop, which gave him an opportunity to 8292144expand his horizons, creatively.

Andrea Kowch has been described as “a powerful voice emerging, demonstrating a highly sensitive consciousness that informs a culturally-laced symbolism.” Born in Detroit, Michigan in 1986, she attended the College for Creative Studies through a Walter B. Ford II Scholarship, and graduated Summa Cum Laude with a BFA in 2009, double majoring in Illustration and Art Education.