Meet the three artists joining our team this summer teaching classes in ceramics, fiber arts, and jewelry!
Jonathan Christensen Caballero is teaching two classes, 1st Time Potter and Faces, Feet, & Hands.
Jonathan Christensen Caballero (he/him/his) is a multidisciplinary artist born and raised in Utah. He earned his associates degree in art from Snow College, a BFA in ceramics and sculpture from Utah State University, and an MFA in ceramics from Indiana University. He has exhibited internationally in venues including the Clay Center of New Orleans, Standard Ceramic Supply in Pennsylvania, Carbondale Clay Center in Colorado, and Tsukuba Museum of Art in Japan. Christensen Caballero recently moved to Lawrence and became the Interdisciplinary Ceramic Research Center Artist in Residence at the University of Kansas. His work has been featured on the cover of Ceramics Monthly’s September 2020 issue, and he is a recipient of the ISC Outstanding Student Achievement in Contemporary Sculpture Award. Christensen Caballero’s work focuses on the human figure and advocates for the Latin American labor community.
Be sure to check out Jonathan’s Instagram for pictures of his work!
Jillian Youngbird Guthrie is teaching Intro to Beading.
Jillian (she/her/they/them) is a visual artist living and working in Kansas City, Missouri. She studied at the Kansas City Art Institute and currently works as Outreach and Media Coordinator at a non-profit arts studio supporting artists with developmental disabilities. Her work has been shown nationally, with exhibitions as far away as Alaska and California. She is a former Charlotte Street Resident, as well as a Charlotte Street Visual Artist Fellow and received the Byron C. Cohen award in 2018. She is currently a resident in the Livestock Exchange building.
Check out more of Jillian’s amazing beading on her Instragram.
Allison Ice will be teaching Beginning Metalsmithing. This is class is full, but you can still get on a waitlist by calling the front desk!
Born in Lawrence, Allison (she/her/hers) took her first silversmithing course at age 16, and has been deeply immersed in the design and creation of jewelry ever since. Allison received her Visual Arts BFA from the University of Kansas in 2014, with her focus in metalsmithing. The program helped her build foundational knowledge in every aspect of metal craft: holloware, stone setting, fabrication, lapidary, lost-wax casting, and computer aided design, to name a few. She is currently an MFA candidate at the University of Kansas.
See more jewelry design from Allison on her Instragram.
Enroll in a class by May 23rd and receive a $10 discount! We’ll see you this summer!