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Collyn Ahren
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Collyn Ahrens Aubrey (b.1993) is an American artist, raised in Colorado. She received an MFA from Parsons Fine Arts in 2020. She completed a Post-baccalaureate in ceramics from University of Colorado and a BFA in interdisciplinary art from Sierra Nevada

Isolina Alva
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Pronouns: they/them Isolina was born and raised in the suburbs of Chicago in 1997. Based in NYC, they hold a Bachelors of Fine Arts from the Maryland Institute College of Art. With their all-American HOO-RAH studio rhythm, Isolina’s work has

Omar Amores
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Prior to joining Greenwich House in 2012, Omar Amores worked at The Children’s Aid Society as the Assistant Director for the After-School and Summer Arts Camp program. Under his leadership as Director of After-School and Summer Arts Camp, the program

Rachel Black
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Rachel Black is a native of Mississippi, and joined the Music School in June 2013. She has begun several new initiatives such as new public school outreach programs with PS 3, PS41, and the Museum School, Suzuki Violin/Guitar, Healing HeArts,

Shauntae Brown
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Shauntae Brown joined Greenwich House in 2020. Her years of experience in healthcare include revenue cycle management, healthcare administration and finance. She has worked in many types of organizations from major city hospitals to small physician practices. She holds a

Melissa Chattman, LCSW
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Melissa received her Master’s in Social Work at The Columbia University School of Social Work. After completing her Master’s program, Melissa worked as a Primary Trauma-Informed Therapist in Brooklyn Public Schools. During this time, Melissa also worked as a Primary

Chang Chih-Hsiang
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Pronouns: he/him Chang Chih-Hsiang is a Queens artist whose main body of work explores the tradition of clay through the mingei philosophy and rituals. His work is primarily wheel-thrown and plays around with a wide range of techniques shared among

Margaret Cramer
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Margaret began her career at Greenwich House Music School as a faculty member in 1972. She became the Registrar in 1983 and has spent the rest of her career behind the front desk of the music school. Margaret on her

Fabio Fernández
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Pronouns: he/him Fabio J. Fernández is an artist, arts advocate, educator, and arts administrator. He is the former Executive Director of the Society of Arts + Crafts in Boston where he led the organization through a pivotal time in its long

Kiani Ferris
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Pronouns: she/her Kiani was born in Seattle, WA though currently works and lives in Brooklyn, NY. She is a recent graduate from The Cooper Union School of Art and primarily focuses on drawing and sculpture. The majority of her work

Suzy Goodelman
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Pronouns: she/her Suzy Goodelman has a Fine Art and Graphic Design background having attended The Art Students’ League, Pratt Institute and School of Visual Arts. She began her study of ceramics in 1999 and came to Greenwich House Pottery in

Lindsay (Lou) Howard
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Lindsey Howard is a ceramic sculptor born in Dallas, Texas and based in Brooklyn, NY. She graduated from University of Northern Colorado in 2018 with a Bachelors in Art History. She has participated in group exhibitions in Texas, New York,

Andrew Jordan
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Andrew Jordan was born and raised in Gaithersburg, Maryland. After completing a BA in Music and Audio Production at American University in Washington DC, he moved to New York City to seek his fortune in the music industry. Along the

Ann Treesa Joy
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Ann Treesa Joy is a multi-media artist, currently working primarily in clay. Her work is mainly figurative and humorous, although recently her work has been a critical examination of the social norms concerning the female body. She particularly loves using

Cecilia Land, ATR-BC, LCAT, LCSW-R
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  Cecilia Land is an art therapist, Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Certified Psychoanalyst who has worked with adults, children, adolescents, couples and families in a variety of settings. Her approach to therapy is eclectic and is derived from multiple

Megan Lee
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Pronouns: she/hers Megan M. Lee was born in Los Angeles, CA and currently lives in Queens. She received her BFA from the Cooper Union School of Art, after which she was a Public Art Curatorial Fellow and Assistant Educator at

Judy Levin
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Jenni Lukasiewicz
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Pronouns: she/hers Jenni Lukasiewicz is an artist living and working in New York City. Originally from South Hadley Massachusetts, she studied studio art at Mount Holyoke College and papermaking and bookbinding in Italy before spending 5 years living in New

Wren Macdonald
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Pronouns: she/her Wren grew up in Boulder, Colorado and received her BFA in Ceramics at Colorado State University, Fort Collins. She makes work that urges a form of attention attuned to overlooked details. Minutiae, both tangible and intangible, are boundless

Cara Jean McCarthy
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Pronouns: she/her Cara grew up in Indianapolis, IN and dreamed of pursuing a Broadway Dancer’s Life. While dancing in a regional ballet company, she earned an M.A analyzing the Vaganova Russian Ballet Teaching Syllabus and creating a Jazz Concert Piece

Kaitlin McClure
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Pronouns: she/hers Kaitlin McClure is a cultural historian focusing on craft and oral history. Finding it impossible to spend her days reading and writing about making practices without making anything herself, Kaitlin returned to her early love of clay, using

Daniel Monahan
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Daniel Monahan has over two decades of experience in the field of facilities and property management working specifically with the non-profit sector.  Daniel is also a honorably discharged veteran from the United States Air Force.

Carly Moreno
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Carly Moreno is a multidisciplinary artist working in photography, printmaking and ceramics. She graduated in 2015 with a BFA in Printmaking and Photography from Purchase College and has since been living and working in New York City. Her work addresses

Deborah Reed
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Pronouns: she/her Deb Reed started working with clay at Greenwich House Pottery in 2006 after a career in law and psychology. Deb has studied with ceramic artists including Sequoia Miller, Bryan Hopkins, Randy Johnston, Malcolm Davis, Paula Shalan, Greg Miller

Hae Won Sohn
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Hae Won (first name) Sohn (last name) is a medium-centric sculptor currently based in Queens, NY. In her practice, the artist utilizes studio-artifacts such as broken molds or material remnants; further incorporating the action of de-/reconstruction in her (re)development of

Taylor Stone
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Pronouns: she/hers Taylor is an artist and designer living in Washington Heights, NYC. She received her BFA in Fibers from the Savannah College of Art and Design in 2014. Throughout her studies, she focused on process driven means of creating

Lin Wang
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Lin has been with Greenwich House since 2018 with a goal of building a forward-thinking, efficient, and supportive Human Resources Department. Prior to joining Greenwich House, Lin had worked in Human Resources, Payroll and Project Management for both public and private settings, where

Hannah Westerman
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Pronouns: they/them Hannah grew up in the East Village and now lives in Queens. She has returned to Hunter College to study Studio Art, but previously received a BA in Psychology. Hannah is interested in ceramics as an embodied practice

Anjuli Wright
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Anjuli Wright is a ceramic artist that explores ideas of truth and perspective through the medium of the vessel. Anjuli holds an MFA from Cranbrook Academy of Art, where she earned a Merit Scholarship in Ceramics, and a BFA from

Krísteli Zappa, LMSW
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Kristeli Zappa Monterroso was born and grew up in Guatemala City, Guatemala.  After studying Mandarin in Taiwan she came to New York to continue her studies and ended up calling Brooklyn home. Kristeli received a B.S. in Digital Communications and