top of page

About Our Instructors

Jin Chong


Jin Chong is an artist who has exhibited internationally including the United States, Korea, France, Uruguay, China, and Bulgaria, as solo exhibitions, group exhibitions, and participating art fairs. She has been acknowledged by press review in magazines and newspapers. She has a long history of teaching, dating back to 1989. She has taught students for eight years at renowned colleges and universities in Korea as an adjunct professor and lecturer, as well as an instructor for public and private art schools. She was a guest lecturer at Parsons, NY. She had earned numerous awards in Korea, including earning the Special Prize at the National Grand Art Exhibition of Korea, the National Museum of Contemporary Art. Her knowledge and expertise have been enriched through her collaboration with other art professionals while she was working as an art journalist. 

She had BFA and MFA in Oriental Painting from Hong-ik University in Korea and had MFA in painting from Pratt Institue in NY.

Brian Rosenberger

Illustration Instructor

Brian Rosenberger has been a dedicated art instructor in the Scotch Plains Fanwood school district for the last 9 years.
Brian received a BA in Illustration from SVA, NY in 2003 and was featured in the senior portfolio review for Illustration/Cartooning. During his time as a freelance artist, his most notable work was a collaboration with Jordan Bennett for Lost Art Custom Leather, NY, NY.
Brian entered education after attaining a Masters in Fine Art Education at Kean University.
Recently, aside from teaching his focus has been his greatest creation, his daughter Willow.

Joseph Castronova

Guest Instructor

Joseph Castronova is currently a member of the faculty at The Institute for Contemporary Art in Bedminster, NJ. As a professional artist, Joseph has shown extensively in group shows including ArtFair 14C, Barron Arts Center, Westerhoff Gallery, Earth Studios, M Galleries, Above Art, and Yendor Productions. Solo shows include M Galleries and Catherine Street Gallery, NY. Commissions include RoboKiller, TelTech, Metuchen Downtown Alliance. He is represented in collections of the School of Visual Arts, Staten Island Institute of Arts and Sciences, JP Morgan Chase, and others.

Jean Feely

Guest Instructor for Craft/ Knitting

Jean Feely has been teaching at catholic schools for 25 years. She creates craft/knitting team with group of students and teaches ArtSpace 4U.

bottom of page