Meet the Teaching Artists at A4A
Dance & Movement
Kat (Kathi) Brown was born and educated in Texas receiving a MA in Dance with double major in Theater and Fine Arts degrees.
Master Glass Craftsman
Thomas began working with glass with his dad when he was a young teenager, in the Hurleys Stained Glass Studio.
Dani received a BFA from the University of Michigan and studied painting at the Glasgow School of Art.
Colleen works observationally and from memory in a variety of media including painting, drawing + collage.
Performance & Storytelling
Jenifer’s holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Michigan, an elementary education degree from Western Michigan University, and a secondary education degree in Biology from Michigan State University.
For 30 years Phil has worked with porcelain as a studio potter, developing functional and decorative pottery with an emphasis on contemporary design and elegant utility. His work has been featured in galleries and art fairs around the country.
Karen Vande Kieft
Additional Teaching Artists
Linda Bristol – Kids Yoga
Denni Don Hunting – Theatre Arts
Jerry Endres – Musician / Percussion
Kay Epple – Little Minds Yoga and Wellbeing
Chase Hunt – Creative Streetworks
Patricia Innis – Michigan Legacy Art Park
Devin Moore – Visual Arts
Clifford Ostling – Film & Photography
Denise Sandor – Adaptive Yoga
Karen Vandekieft – Painting
Derek Woodruff – Floral Underground
Courtney Wiggins – Sound Therapy