Get to know the team that is helping to preserve history through art:


President/Founder

D. MICHELLE PEARSON

Handles the day-to-day operations of the organization. She uses her experiences in graphic design, business management, marketing, advertising and event coordination, as well her experiences as an artist, to ensure each event is a success for everyone involved.


PERSONAL INFO:

Loves music from oldies to rap and everything in between.


Born in Abilene, Texas; residing in Berks County, PA.


Holds an Associate’s Degree in Graphic Design and is the owner of Robesonia Wicks making and selling soy candles.


Favorite sculpture is “The Gates of Hell” by Auguste Rodin.


Collects vinyl records, football cards and antiques.


Enjoys drawing, reading and horror flicks, the cheesier the better.

Treasurer/Board Chair

CURT PEARSON

Ensures that the organizations financials are handled properly. He uses his year’s of experience as an artist and business manager/owner to ensure the organization is fulfilling it purpose.


PERSONAL INFO:

Born in Reading, Pennsylvania


Managing partner of the family business, Robesonia Redware.


Loves finding local memorabilia, art and advertisements.


Favorite painter is Christopher Shearer.


Member of the Pennsylvania German Society, the Pennsylvania Guild of Craftsmen and the Reading/Berks Guild of Craftsmen.


Enjoys painting, history and yard work.

Media Director

KATHY BOWERS

Makes sure that our social media pages show our latest news and updates. Her outgoing, humorous and inquisitive personality make her event day Facebook Live Interviews impossible not to watch.


PERSONAL INFO:

Born in the “Country of Texas”, currently residing in PA, but always a Texan and Cowboy’s Fan


Enjoys seeing new places, writing, decorating, repurposing items and baking.


Favorite movies are “Passion of Christ” and “I Can Only Imagine”.


Published author of 3 books: Spiritual Laxative for the Constipated Soul, You Don’t Dig for Water Under the Outhouse and So Far, So God.


Loves Jesus, Family, Others and Shiplap.


Currently working toward her Associate’s of Divinity thru the Christian Leadership Institute.

Security Director

SHANE DAROSH

Ensures the safety of the event grounds and artisans belongings the day before each event. His willingness to work overnight gives the participants the ability and confidence to set their spaces up the day before the show.


PERSONAL INFO:

Holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Chemistry with an emphasis in Forensic Sciences.


Huge fan of metal music and the Green Bay Packers.


Fascinated by serial killers.


Enjoys photography, wood working and fixing things.


Loves tattoos, piercings, motorcycles and guns


Any “Saw” movie could be named as his favorite.


Positions Available

Everything we do would not be possible without the wonderful people that are helping to preserve history through art. We are looking for motivated people to help us build and shape our organization while we grow. It is an exciting time to join our team!


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Get Involved
Are you interested in becoming part of our team? We have many opportunities available! Whether you are interested in joining the board, volunteering or making some extra money, we want to hear from you!
A SPECIAL THANK YOU TO ALL OF THE AMAZING VOLUNTEERS, PARTICIPANTS, CUSTOMERS, BUSINESSES AND COMMUNITIES THAT ARE HELPING TO PRESERVE HISTORY THROUGH ART!