Josh Bayer, graphic novels, and drawing teacher:  MFA New York School of Visual Arts, 2009. Professional graphic novelist. Listed among 100 outstanding cartoonists by The Best American Comics Anthology for 2007, 2008, and 2009. Past accomplishments include working with acclaimed artist Raymond Pettibon. Exhibits: A.R.C. Gallery in Chicago; the Bronwyn Keenan Gallery, NY; Santa Cruz Civic Center in California. His graffiti influenced drawings were featured in the 2006-2007 HBO series ROME, a 2007 Amnesty International commercial campaign and MTV videos for David Bowie, Metallica and Good Charlotte among many others.

Julia Chen, painting instructor:  MFA New York Academy of Art, MA New York University, BS New York University.  Exhibits: New York Academy of Art, NY, NY; Medialia Gallery, NY, NY; Spring Studio, NY, NY; Richard Demato Gallery, Sag Harbor, NY.  Teaching Experience: Adjunct Professor, Borough of Manhattan Community College; Teaching Assistant, New York Academy of Art; Workshop Instructor, Flushing Town Hall.

Lois Cremmins, collage instructor: BS Visual Arts, SUNY New Paltz and Ulster.  Permanent instuctor of painting and drawing at the 92nd Street Y.  Grant recipient from the National Endowment for the Arts, SPARC and the Barbara Deming Fund.  Frequently shows her work in solo and group exhibitions and is represented by the Atlantic Gallery in Chelsea.

Lynn Goodman, ceramics instructor: M.F.A., Southern Illinois University. B.F.A., University of the Arts. Exhibits extensively in craft shows and exhibitions. Professional Potter for over 20 years. President of the Brooklyn Potters.

J. Thomas Legaspi, painting instructor: MFA Graduate School of Figurative Art New York Academy of Art, BFA St John's University, Jamaica New York. Currently exhibiting with Dacia Gallery, Lower East Side, Karen Lynn Gallery, Florida, Kazakhstan State Museum, Kazakhstan, Lexington Art League, Kentucky, Richeson Gallery, Wisconsin, Wright State University Galleries,Illinois, Lexington Art League, Kentucky. 

Dana Riseberg ceramics instructor:  M.A., Higher Education Administration, Teachers College, Columbia University, New York; A.A.S., Display and Exhibit Design, Magna cum Laude, Fashion Institute of Technology, New York; B.A., Classics/Latin, University of Massachusetts, Amherst. Experiences: Junior high teacher as well as design faculty and academic and administrative department head roles within higher education while continuing to work in clay and other mixed media.


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