MEET OUR INSTRUCTORS

 
 
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ANI VOLKAN

BFA from Birmingham-Southern College & MFA from East Tennessee State University

Ani Volkan has taught with after school arts programs, museums, universities, and art centers. Her specialty is alternative lithography and photo etching techniques. She believes learning is about experimentation and playing within the process. She enjoys introducing children to their love of art, helping them find their creative expression, and sharing her knowledge and technical skills with adults to help them bring something new to their own practice. Currently, she also teaches with the Kansas City Art Institute and Kansas City Kansas Community College.


MICHELLE DREHER

BFA in Illustration and Printmaking from Kansas City Art Institute

12 years teaching experience from young children to college level

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ERICK FELIX

Studied at Kansas City Art Institute


felicia koloc

Studied at Ringling College of Art and Design


Jackie Niekamp

BFA in School of the Art Institute of Chicago


kate horvat

Studied at Arizona State University & Northwest Missouri State University


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mark alister raymer

BFA from the University of North Texas & MFA from the University of Kansas

Mark Alister Raymer was born in Christchurch, New Zealand in 1983, but was raised in Texas.  Raymer still maintains his strong connections with New Zealand that make their way into his attitude, attire, and art.  Raymer currently resides in Kansas City, making art and teaching printmaking at Kansas City Art Institute.  


thayer bray

Studied at University of Kansas