Dominic Vignola - studied oil painting privately with noted Chicago portrait painter Joseph Allworthy. He also holds a B.A. in Education from Dominican University in River Forest, Illinois. His artwork and articles about him have appeared in The Artist Magazine, American Artist, The Artisan and Masterpiece Magazine. He has taught and demonstrated the tonal method in nationwide workshops in such locations as Vermont, Washington, D.C., California, Boston, North Carolina, Dallas, Georgia, Virginia, Philadelphia and Santa Fe. His popular private painting classes have been held in studios and schools in the Chicago area, having taught more than 1,000 students since 1982.