Education: Royal Oak Community College
Beth has been studying pottery for 40 years and continues to teach her techniques around the Northeast Ohio Region.
Education: Parsons School of Design + Fashion Institute of Technology
Grace is an accomplished jewerly designer who has her own complete line sold in boutiques nationally and resides in Cleveland, Ohio.
Education: Savannah College of Art + Design
Adrian teaches drawing and painting at the Cleveland School of the Arts and is a teaching fellow at the Cleveland Museum of Art. In addition, he is also the founder of Walton Avenue Atelier, a space committed to studying the practice of Classical methods in the visual arts.
Illustrator + Designer + Painter
Lou’s experience in the illustration and design field spans five decades working as an illustrator and art director. He is also still active in the art community as a charter member of the Northern Ohio’s Illustrator Society.
Education: Kent State University
Jessie has been with the OAC for over three years and has shown her work throughout the region. Watching connection, creativity and confidence blossom as a student explores just what they are capable of is as educational for her as it is rewarding.
Education: Bowling Green State University + Ohio State University
Amy has taught numerous workshops throughout the US, was a visiting artist at The Pottery Workshop in Jingdezhen, China and a resident artist at The Archie Bray Foundation. Her work is in several collections and is shown nationally.
Education: Swathmore College
Christine is new to the OAC faculty and comes from teaching ceramics to kids in Philadelphia, PA. She loves learning new ways to communicate through clay, and strives to inspire her students to find their own voices through the medium, as well.
George is best known for his monumental paintings and is an internationally collected artist. He is the recipient of numerous awards including the National Endowment For The Arts Individual Artist Fellowship and four Ohio Arts Council Grants.
Dino’s paintings have been awarded numerous competitive prizes in local, regional and national exhibitions. His portraits, landscapes and still life compositions are also included in private collections internationally. In addition to teaching at Orange Art Center Massaroni also teaches at the Cuyahoga Valley Art Center.
Education: Ohio State University + Cleveland State University
Stephanie has taught elementary art in the Cleveland and East Cleveland public schools. In recent years, she has exhibited her work at in many galleries around the area. She has participated in numerous sales and art festivals including Art by the Falls in Chagrin Falls and Cain Park Arts Festival in Cleveland Heights.
Education: Pennslyvania Academy of Fine Arts + Kent State University
AD Peters has been teaching at the OAC for 35 years and has his paintings collected internationally by institutions such as the Cleveland Museum of Art, Progressive, and the Cleveland Clinic.
Education: Akron University + Kent State University
Annie has taught art at Grand Valley High School in Orwell, OH for more than 40 years. While there she was awarded Teacher of the Year three times, and the Ruritans Outstanding Teacher Award. Peters has also exhibited her work in museums, including the Cleveland Museum of Art and the Southern Ohio Museum, as well as national and regional shows.
Bob has over 40 years of experience teaching at the university level: Cooper School of Art, the University of Akron, the Cleveland Institute of Art, Edinboro University of Pennsylvania, and Youngstown State University. He recently retired to dedicate full time to his own painting in his art studio in the Shore Cultural Center in Euclid.
Jewerly Designer + Fabricator
Debra Rosen is an accomplished designer, fabricator, and educator with over twenty years of experience creating jewelry art. Rosen has taught at the Orange Art Center since 2004, and focuses on giving her students a fundamental foundation upon which to develop their own visual language.
Education: Cleveland Institute of Art
A ceramic artist and instructor with more than 25 years of experience, Andrea Serafino freely shares her techniques for wheel throwing, hand-building and clay sculpture with her students.
Fused Glass Artist
Education: Kent State University
The act of creating something with your own two hands was something that was exhilarating and inspirational to Jenn. Still actively exhibiting her work, Szalkowski’s work has been featured in various local art shows at several shops and galleries throughout Northeast Ohio.
Illustrator + Writer
Education: Cleveland State University
In addition to being Cleveland Scene Magazine’s Visual Arts Editor from 2014 to 2017, he has been teaching kids cartooning classes since 2013 in various institutions around the region. His own artwork has been featured in more than 100 group exhibitions, as well as several solo shows, and is represented locally by Tregoning & Company.
Guy-Vincent is an internationally exhibited and collected interdisciplinary artist. His art practice has investigated a great variety of modes of expression including: traditional media, concept-based performative endeavors, moving images and photography. His artwork is represented in numerous public and private collections.