MEET OUR INSTRUCTORS
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.
BFA in Illustration and Printmaking from Kansas City Art Institute
12 years teaching experience from young children to college level
Studied at Kansas City Art Institute
Studied at Ringling College of Art and Design
BFA in School of the Art Institute of Chicago
Studied at Arizona State University & Northwest Missouri State University
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.
Studied at University of Kansas