(b.1979) In paintings and drawings of interiors and landscapes, Leah combines direct observation with memory and emotion, conveying an authentic sense of place. Today, she and her husband live and work in their home and studio in Bear Creek Township, Pennsylvania. In 2009, they completed their first of several instructional DVDs, which are utilized daily in the Ani Art Academies curriculum. In addition to painting and drawing, Leah contributes technical expertise for the Ani Art Academies. Leah, Anthony, and the students at Ani Art Academy Waichulis continue to work together daily and have become vital to each other’s creative process. Leah Waichulis graduated cum laude with an associate degree in Painting and Illustration, studied Fine Art at Pennsylvania State University, and completed the apprenticeship program at The Waichulis Studio. Leah Waichulis’ work continues to evolve with her ongoing study of fine art.