Currently, Ms. Mancinelli-Sapp is a working artist and shows her work in various venues in Dallas, including 500X Gallery and in the Annual Membership Show of the Texas Visual Arts Association. On November 9, 1998, Ms. Mancinelli-Sapp opened her first solo show at the Learning Resource Center Galleria at the Collin County Community College in Plano, Texas. With each series of finished paintings, whether large, small, acrylic, oil, watercolor or prints, Ms. Mancinelli-Sapp converts her art into small artist proof editions of books.
Learning bookbinding and conservation techniques at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C., in the early '80's while studying at Welsley Theological Seminary at American University in Washington, D.C.. Using illuminated calligraphy as art and writing her own stories, Ms. Mancinelli-Sapp explored alternative ways of incorporating art into the traditional book forms.
Janice Mancinelli-Sapp has been a teacher for 27 years. She has taught English in public schools in Maryland, Virginia, and Texas. Her college teaching career began at Temple University in Philadelphia, and she taught at Beaver College in Beaver, Pennsylvania, and Collin Community College in Plano, Texas. In addition to teaching. Ms. Mancinelli-Sapp was an ordained United Methodist Minister for 14 years as a member of The Baltimore Annual Conference
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