Guy has an MFA from Cranbrook Academy of Art and is the FIA Ceramics Studio Fire Master. Guy has been a studio potter and ceramics instructor for more than 25 years. He exhibits his work throughout the midwest.
Jim has taught watercolor for 35 years and is a member of the American Water Color Society. He is the author of Color Theory Made Easy and has lectured on color theory at many leading U.S. Art Schools.
Rebecca has a BS in Fine Arts from Illinois State University and is pursuing her masters in Early Childhood Education at the University of Michigan-Flint. She has been an artist/educator for more than 25 years.
Ed is the FIA's associate curator of film. He holds graduate degrees in American culture and English from the University of Michigan-Flint and is an adjunct faculty member in the Department of Communication and Visual Arts at UM-Flint.
Alla has an MFA and BFA from the Moscow Pedagogical University in Moscow, Russia. She is a freelance illustrator and also teaches at Mott Community College and the University of Michigan-Flint.
Alice has taught at the FIA since 1982. She earned a degree at Michigan State University and studied under several renowned fiber artists. She has exhibited her work at numerous art venues.
Jeff has a BFA from the Kansas City Art Institute in ceramics. Jeff specializes in teapots and sculptures constructed from thrown parts.
Paul has a BFA in Jewelry Design from Buffalo State College in Buffalo N.Y. and an MFA in Metalsmithing from the Cranbrook Academy. Paul teaches at Mott Community College and works summers with the Chautauqua Institution in New York.
Craig has a BS in art education from Ball State University, and an MFA from Cranbrook Academy of Art. He has been teaching elementary art in Michigan schools for 30 years.
Barbara has a BFA from Kendall College of Art in painting and surface design. She specializes in botanical watercolors and art quilts and has exhibited her paintings nationally.
Karyn holds a BFA in ceramics and drawing from Sienna Heights University. She has taught at the Creative Arts Montessori, Ann Arbor Art Center, and was an assistant moldmaker at Pewabic Pottery.
Igor has a BA in graphic design from Moscow Art College of Design and an MFA from Moscow State Pedagogical University. He is a full-time practicing graphic designer.
Erin holds a BFA in Graphic Communications and her Michigan Teaching Certificate from the College for Creative Studies. She
has ten years experience as an art director/designer in advertising and currently teaches in the FIA Education Department.
Matthew has a BFA from Columbia College in Chicago and teaches art at Mott Middle College High School. His studio practice is focused on drawing and painting. He exhibits throughout the region.
Rachel holds a BFA from the College for Creative Studies and earned an MFA from Vermont College of Fine Arts. She exhibits throughout the region.
Philip received a BFA & MFA in painting from Kendall College of Art and Design. Ruehle's artistic output ranges from wildlife to abstract painting to sculpture, with recognition for miniature figurative painting.
Courtney holds a BFA from the University of Michigan. She is a professional photographer based in Flint. Courtney exhibits her photography and installation work regionally.
Arla earned her BFA in Painting from the University of Michigan-Flint. She is currently teaching painting and drawing for VSA artist-in-residence at GISD Schools.
Anita holds a BA in Art Education from Eastern Michigan University. She taught K-6 in the Lapeer Public Schools for 30 years and exhibits fused and lamp-worked glass throughout the region.
Bill studied intaglio printing at Crown Point Press, San Francisco, lithography with Emil Weddige, and relief printmaking with National Treasure, Akira Kurosaki. His work is in the Smithsonian Collection and the National Trust in London.
Karen holds an AGS with honors from Mott Community College and is studying Art Education at University of Michigan-Flint. She was a para-professional at Clio Area Schools and has participated in Bridges, a multi-cultural arts program.
Tim earned his BFA in painting and his MA in Art History from Michigan State University. His studio practice focuses on life drawing and plein-air painting. Tim exhibits his work nationally.