Daniel H. Murri
Daniel Murri has sought an education from a variety of sources including Brigham Young University, The Florence Academy of Art, and the studio of William Whitaker. In addition to the honor of having completed many commissioned works of art for public and private clients, he has been fortunate to receive awards and recognition from the Portrait Society of America, NTD International, and the State of Utah.
Joseph F. Brickey
Joseph F. Brickey was born on June 11, 1973 and currently resides in Provo, Utah, with his wife and children. He has spent over a decade studying art throughout the United States and Europe and is a graduate of Brigham Young University and holds an M.F.A in sculpture from the New York Academy of Art. His award winning paintings have appeared in various publications and museums. He has found success and respect in painting many subjects, but considers creating religious artwork his greatest honor as an artist, including for LDS temples throughout the world. Joseph paints in a style reminiscent of the old masters, using classical form and composition to create art filled with symbolism. He believes that "art should both measure up in the museum and capture the common heart. The greatest art is that which generates the greatest good."
Niki J. Covington
Niki Covington is an American artist working in the classical tradition and works professionally as a painter, sculptor and architect, pursuing a synthesis of the three mediums. After graduating from Brigham Young University, Covington studied drawing and painting at the Florence Academy of Art. In 2011, he enrolled at the Grand Central Academy of Art where his focus of study was sculpture and classical architecture - fulfilling his search for the remnants of the classical tradition in contemporary art. In 2014, Niki received his Certificate in Classical Architecture at the Institute of Classical Architecture and Art, where he taught drawing and master copy. During his academic and professional career, Niki has received numerous grants and awards that have allowed him to pursue study in the US and Europe. Covington has taught drawing, artistic anatomy and ecorche at Brigham Young University, The Center for Academic Study, Hein Academy of Art, and at the Institute of Classical Architecture and Art in New York. He currently teaches and studies at the Beaux-Arts Academy in Provo, Utah.
Adam Abram was born December 19, 1976 in Payson, Utah. Adam is the son of Ron and Mary Abram, and the fifth child in a family of 12, five brothers and seven sisters.
In the summer of 1999, Adam began an apprenticeship under classical realist master-Joseph Brickey. He painted and studied the master works of 19th century realist painters,
William A. Bouguereau, Alma Tadama, Jean-Leon Gerome, and Albert Bierstadt, to name a few. Adam also studied under realist masters, Patrick Devonas, and William Whitaker.