Founding Members

Trevor O'Neil - Co-Founder of Platform & Stairway Studios - Multi-media, Furniture, Sculpture, lighting, and Installation

Self Represented: Stairway Studios  Trevor O'Neil Website   

Michael O'Briant Co-Founder of PSC - Painting - MFA, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Painter

Represented: Thomas Masters Gallery​  Michael O'Briant Website

Mark Verwoerdt - Co-Founder of PSC- Architect, Painting - BFA University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill; MA, University of Texas, Austin
In Memoriam:  Mark Verwoerdt Artist, Mark Verwoerdt Architecture

Resident Artists

Michael Chan - Illustration, Sculpting

Self Represented: Michael Chan Website

Dan MacDonald Dan MacDonald has been with Platform Studios since 2012. Primarily an oil painter (BFA Boston University '10), Dan is inspired by old master paintings and drawings and explores ways of using traditional styles and techniques to make relevant, contemporary commentary. As a freelance jack-of-all-trades, he works on all types of creative projects ranging from illustration to logo design to video production. Dan also offers ongoing painting lessons at platform studios open to all skill levels. To learn more about these painting lessons or to schedule a session, email

Self Represented: Dan MacDonald Studios

Julian Camacho - Illustration, Graphic Design

Self Represented: Julian Camacho 

Nick Goettling - Public Art, Painting, Illustration, BFA, The Evergreen State College

Self Represented: Nick Goettling Website

Susan Boonstra -  Painter, BFA, Washington University in St. Louis, MBA University of Chicago, Booth School of Business

Self Represented: Susan Boonstra Website

Deb Torres -  Painting, oil and watercolor. Wine, Spirits & Education Trust, Certified Sommelier

Self Represented: Deb Torres Website

Nancy Gottlieb Bauer -  Interior Design, Painting

Self Represented

Joanna Burgraf -  Painting

Self Represented

Jarema Novorozhkin -  Ceramics, Painting

Self Represented

Mykola Bagan -  Sculpture, Painting

Self Represented

Lydia Fu -  Illustration, Painting, Graphic Design, Animation

Self Represented: Lydia Fu

John Hatherly -  Painting, Film, Graphic Design, Marketing

Self Represented

Rob Hogan -  Painting

Self Represented

Anna Posey -  Painting

Self Represented