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.

Blacksmithing

Ceramics

  • Cathy Lu – Department Head
  • Robert Abrams
  • Maurice Caveness
  • Michiko Fukushima
  • Celeste Flores

Enameling

Fire Performance

Foundry

Glass

Hot Wheels

  • Jeremy Cavagnolo – Department Head, Bike Shop
  • Michael Sturtz – Department Head
  • Sudhu Tewari
  • Esther Cervantes
  • Evan Wilcox
  • Evelyn Nodis
  • Jed McAdams
  • Max Chen
  • Megaen Curl
  • Nelson Bellesheim

Jewelry

Kinetics & Electronics

Machine Shop

Moldmaking

Neon & Light

Resources for Artists

Stone Working

Textiles

  • Annie Shao – Sewing
  • Sophia Constance – Leather
  • Ralph McCaskey – Leather
  • Ruben Guzman – Cartoneria
  • Steve Boverie – Stereo Photography

Welding

Wood

  • Johanna Neaderhouser – Department Head
  • Jolie Karno
  • Liz Strickland
  • Marco Mastronardo
  • Heather Trosdahl
  • Shawn Hibmacronan
  • Justin Mrazik
  • Adrien Segal
  • Felix Torres
  • Daniel Yasmin
  • Michael Bray

Youth Mixed Media

  • Fonda Murray
  • Maurice Cavness
  • Saif Al-Abbasi