Meet Our Artist

Frances Hensley

Owner/Senior Artist

Frances Hensley is Owner and Senior Artist here at Painting with Art and Soul.  She has over 30 years in business management and is a well established artist in the community.  She is a life long resident of Claiborne County and a member of the Cumberland Gap Artist Cooperative.   Hensley is a graduate of Lincoln Memorial University

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Addison Vanhuss

Youth Artist

Addison helps with teaching our youth students.  She is a very talented artist.  Her talent reaches way beyond her years.  I can't wait to see where her talent will take her.  She is a pleasure and an asset to the Art Center.    

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Elizabeth Fortson

Owner/Senior Artist

Elizabeth Fortson is Owner/Senior Artist here at Painting with Art and Soul.  She has over 30 years experience in medical device management.  She comes from a family very much rooted in the community.  Her father and mother were successful business owners.  She loves painting and adds a lot of personality to the business.    Fortson is a graduate of University of Tennessee, and LMU graduate with a MBA.

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Addison Vanhuss

Youth Artist

Addison helps with teaching our youth and teen students.  She is a very talented artist.  Her talent reaches way beyond her years.  I can't wait to see where her talent will take her.  She is a pleasure and an asset to the Art Center.    

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Brinley Surber

Youth Artist

Brinley helps teach our youth students.  She loves adventures with Granmom including painting on canvas and pottery.  She also loves cooking and many other creative hobbies.