Todd Rykaczewski is an Ohio native and self-taught artist. After moving to Jacksonville in 2013, Rykaczewski continued following his passions of writing, photography and art which manifested into following his dream to open the Word Revolt Art Gallery & School in 2017. Rykaczewski is also an award winning photographer and accomplished writer. He published the novel, Word Revolt, in 2012, The Folklore Behind Shade in 2016 & is currently working on his third Masters of Revels.
Meet the Director/Teacher
Theresa Berg Director/Teacher
Theresa is a passionate teacher who enjoys positively encouraging students to develop the skills and confidence they need to hone in on their maximum potential. She has taught interactive studio classes for all ages of students at multiple community art centers and small art oriented businesses, instructed college level art classes at the University of Missouri, and performed guest lectures including a lecture on the history of Art and Beauty at the Dubuque Museum of Art.
As Director of Communications and Development at Gallery C and Studio Works, Theresa has acted as a member of the Dubuque Area Arts Collective meeting with business and nonprofit organizations to help working artists write grants. She has hosted curated art exhibitions, charity auctions, professional artist workshops, networking and private party events.
She holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in painting from University of Missouri St. Louis with Masters studies at University of Missouri Columbia, minoring in art history of French impressionist technique in oil 1860-1910 and American realism, and is a recipient of scholarship and academic awards including the Ferring Art and Art History Travel Study Program in Manhattan, NY and Study Abroad in Italy.
Theresa Berg is an exhibiting artist having participated in over 30 juried exhibitions nationally, specializing in figure drawing, painting, charcoal, pastel, oil and acrylic. She has been featured in interviews publications in the midwest including the Pierre Laclede Honors College and KSDK News4.
Contact Theresa Berg for more information on the Word Revolt Art Gallery, Word Revolt Art School or any of the services provided.