Our Celebrated Faculty

Our expert faculty of industry professionals and emerging and acclaimed artists teach here because they enjoy the unique atmosphere and the freedom it gives them to focus on their students.
They bring an energizing combination of real-world experience and passion to each class that helps students to gain practical, working knowledge of material processes.

Artists Resources

Bike Shop

  • Camille MacCrae
  • Carmen Gambino
  • Elliott Surber
  • Evan Wilcox
  • Jeremy Cavagnolo
  • Julie Bright
  • Luca McGrath– Department Head
  • Max Chen
  • Megaen Curl
  • Robert Collins
  • Rusty Howson
  • Sudhu Tewari
  • Stephan Pomidski

Blacksmithing

  • Abdollah Hamdan
  • Adrian Rodriguez
  • Ben Carpenter
  • Brian Buono
  • Carla Hall
  • Celeste Flores
  • Chris Niemer – Department Head
  • Hiroki Fukushima
  • James Adamo
  • James Austin
  • Jeff Pringle
  • Mackenzie O’Brien
  • Mark Krause
  • Nissa Gustafson
  • Pablo Valdez
  • Reed Peck-Kriss
  • Ygor Andrade

Ceramics

  • Carolyn Moore
  • Cathy Lu
  • Celeste Flores
  • Gopi Shah
  • Holly Coley – Department Head
  • Jora Anderson
  • Michiko Fukushima
  • Rikki Smeltzer
  • Stephanie Intelisano
  • TJ Rockwell

Enameling

Fire Performance

  • Albert Hill
  • Amber Garrett
  • Bridget Harrison
  • Krissy Humphreys
  • Kyle Johnson
  • Lara Hopwood – Department Head
  • Satise Dizon
  • Shaina Johnson
  • TJ Rockwell

Foundry

  • Alex Smith
  • Alexis Parlantos
  • Aryana Gauder
  • Crystal Carillo
  • Denise Snaer-Gauder
  • Ivan Berejkoff
  • Kier Lugo
  • Kim Ayotte
  • Laurel Hermes
  • Mike Feeney
  • Nick DiPhillipo – Department Head
  • Wayne Shaffer

Glass Blowing

  • Arlo Fishman
  • Brendan Dreaper
  • Hillary McHugh
  • Jeremy Scidmore
  • Kelsey Kenny
  • Kier Lugo – Department Head
  • Kinto Diriwachter
  • Lance Fraser
  • Louisa Sanders
  • Maggie Kelly
  • Marisa Zuk
  • Mary Catherine Richardson
  • Mathew Porkola
  • Sam Schumacher

Glass Casting & Coldworking

  • Janice Peacock
  • Jeremy Scidmore – Department Head
  • Kinto Diriwachter
  • Warren

Glass Flameworking

  • Heather Katz
  • Janice Peacock
  • Julie Bright
  • Laurel Wong
  • Lauren Ekman – Department Co-Head
  • Michael Dickison
  • Ralph McCaskey – Department Co-Head
  • Tansy Brooks

Glass Fusing & Slumping

  • Barbara Barnett
  • Daniel Stauber
  • Emily Taft
  • Janet Hiebert – Department Head
  • Jeremy Scidmore
  • Lee Granberg
  • Megaen Curl
  • Mimi Dean
  • Mojgan Saberi
  • Peggy Wilson
  • Teddie Hathaway

Jewelry

Kinetics & Electronics

Leather, Textiles, & Fine Art

  • Aaron Mattia
  • Henry Boyle
  • Holly Coley
  • Katelyn Ellis
  • Ralph McCaskey
  • Rikki Smeltzer
  • Ruben Guzman
  • Sagarika Rao
  • Sophia Constance
  • Stella Kim
  • TJ Rockwell – Area Head

Machine Shop

Moldmaking

Neon & Light

Welding

  • Alejo Aragon
  • Ben Carpenter
  • Brian Buono
  • Brian Enright
  • Camille MacRae
  • Carla Hall
  • Carmen Gambino
  • David Wright
  • Diana Planson
  • Doug Moore
  • Evelyn Donis
  • Haley Grebe
  • Hilary Engelman
  • Ivan Berejkoff
  • James Adamo
  • Jazzy Schwinges-Williams
  • Jim Pacheco
  • Katia Navidad Rallon
  • Kobe Schwinges-Williams
  • Liisa Pine Schoonmaker
  • Lizzie Uscanga
  • MacKenzie O’Brien
  • Maliq Nathaniel
  • Michelle Acosta
  • Nathan Kandus
  • Nigel Fluharty
  • Paul Dorough
  • Rob Nehring
  • Robert Collins
  • Robin MacSwain
  • Rusty Howson
  • Scott Newcomb
  • Stephan Powidzki
  • Tory Fink
  • Tracey Nelsen
  • Warren Breslau
  • Zai Divecha

Woodworking

  • Adrien Segal
  • Donna Lauzon
  • Douglas Hill
  • Drew Prober
  • Elliott Surber
  • Felix Torres
  • Gregg Senne
  • Heather Trosdahl
  • Jeffery Goodwin
  • Johanna Neaderhouser – Department Head
  • Jolie Karno
  • Jose Juarez
  • Justin Mrazik
  • Ledora Lewis-Hightower
  • Lindsay Partridge
  • Mateo Hao
  • Matt Wolpe
  • Melanie Abrantes
  • Michael Bray
  • Rachel Cohen
  • Russell Hilken
  • Shawn Hibmacronan