KAC TEACHING ARTISTS

MEET KAC’S TEACHING ARTISTS!



David Baker

dbakerart.com

Started Teaching at KAC: 2016

Favorite Media: oil, charcoal, and watercolor (and recently acrylics)

Courses Taught: Intermediate Drawing and Painting, Plein-Air Painting, Watercolor


Kerry Lee Binnington

Started Teaching at KAC: 1984

Favorite Media: Silverpoint and watercolor

Courses Taught: Introduction to Watercolor, Watercolor Experiments


Lea Bult

leabult.com

Started Teaching at KAC: 2015

Favorite Media: oil and graphite

Courses Taught: Introduction to Drawing, Introduction to Oil Painting, Drawing and Painting Independent Study, Plein-Air Painting


Tabatha Gulino

Started Teaching at KAC: 2021

Favorite Media: silver

Courses Taught: Introduction to Metalworking and Stonesetting


Jeff Heaton

Started Teaching at KAC: 2015

Favorite Media: recycled materials

Courses Taught: Mixed media and assemblage


Jessica Hightower

Jhightowerart.com

Instagram: @jessicahightower_art

Started Teaching at KAC: 2021

Favorite Media: acrylic paint

Courses Taught: Drawing and Painting Animals (youth), Boys and Girls Club of Benton Harbor Teen Center Partnership Program


Nicolina Holt

nicolinaholt.com

Started Teaching at KAC: 2018

Favorite Media: Photography

Courses Taught: Introduction to Digital Photography


Jon Hook

hookpotterypaper.com

Started Teaching at KAC: 2006

Favorite Media: clay and bricks (Jon is currently making over 200 bricks for a renovation of his kiln)

Courses Taught: Daytime Wheelthrowing, Intermediate Wheelthrowing


Holly Kern

Started Teaching at KAC: 2016

Favorite Media: oils, found objects and mixed media

Courses Taught: Art Angels (partnership program with Spectrum Health Lakeland)


Nathan Margoni

nathanmargoni.com

Started Teaching at KAC: 2012

Favorite Media: acrylic and mixed media

Courses Taught: Introduction to Acrylics


Emily McKenna

emilymckenna.com 

Started Teaching at KAC: 2018

Favorite Media: Metalsmithing & Printmaking 

Courses Taught: Youth Art Sampler, Youth Drawing & Painting, Youth Ceramics


Noelle RINGER

Started Teaching at KAC: 2017

Favorite Media: Clay! 

Courses Taught: Introduction to Wheelthrowing, Intermediate Wheelthrowing


Tim Schroeder

twsphotography.com

Started Teaching at KAC: 1980

Favorite media: Photography

Courses Taught: Digital Photography Tech.


Sharron Ott

ottart.org

Started Teaching at KAC: 2019

Favorite Media: Acrylic and chalk on antique paper

Courses Taught: Speaking in the Abstract with Color, Composition and Design with Acrylics, Mural Magic (youth), Drawing and Painting Animals (youth), Boys and Girls Club of Benton Harbor Teen Center Partnership Program


Amy Story

Instagram: @rooting_for_you

Started Teaching at KAC: 2018

Favorite Media: Gouache + ink and/or charcoal

Courses Taught: Art Sampler (youth), Drawing and Painting Animals (youth)


Sherrie Styx

Started Teaching at KAC: 2004

Favorite Media: Pottery and jewelry

Courses Taught: Mud Puppies (youth), Art Sampler (youth)


Jennifer Zona (you can call her Zona)

cargocollective.com/Zona

Started Teaching at KAC: 2015

Favorite Media: clay

Courses Taught: Introduction to Ceramics, Mud Makers (youth), Berrien County Juvenile Center Partnership Program


OTHER KAC TEACHING ARTISTS INCLUDE:

Sherri Baun
Dani Davis
John DeLapa
Paola Gracida
Matt Payovich
Andy Sawyer
Keith Stevens