Kristy has her Bachelor of Fine Arts from IPFW. She is a working artist in the Fort Wayne area. For Kristy, everything revolves around clay. In her spare time she teaches ceramics to non-majors at IPFW. Her work is featured in art galleries throughout the area including the Orchard Gallery of Fine Art in Fort Wayne and the Park Avenue Gallery in Winona Lake. She has participated in art shows, fairs and exhibitions.
Allen is a limited term lecturer in the IPFW Department of Fine Arts and Visual Communication and Design. He has an MFA from Bowling Green State University with a major in painting and he received his BA from the University of Saint Francis in Fort Wayne. Allen has taught art, showed his own art and is a screenwriter, director, art director, editor and designer for Jesters. He won a regional Emmy award for one of his numerous public service announcements for local television.
Jim has been a professional photographer in Fort Wayne since 1988. He owns Henri's Photography Studio and teaches as a continuing lecturer for the IPFW Department of Visual Communication and Design. His partner, Tanya Myers, is also a professional photographer and owns the photography studio AllieMay Photography.
Sarah is an IPFW graduate with a BFA in fine arts and a BA in art education. She is currently an art instructor with East Noble Middle School. She enjoys designing and paint murals and honing her painting skills (trompe l’oeil). Sarah keeps building her ceramics skills and experiments with low-fire glazes. She is a member of ArtLink and the Garrett Museum of Art.
Bob is a limited term lecturer in the IPFW Fine Arts program with specialized expertise in metalsmithing. He has an MFA from the University of Wisconsin in Metal Working and Sculpture and a BFA from the University of Wisconsin in Metal Working and Painting. In 1988, Bob received the Professional Development Award for exceptional job performance for the University of California, and in 1980, the Porter Butts Creative Arts Award from the University of Wisconsin. He also received the IPFW 2004 Outstanding Associate Faculty Member Award. Bob is a 1978 Tiffany Fellow and exhibits his sculptures nationally.