Yearly Archives: 2022

Nicolei Buendia Gupit

Photo of Nicolei Gupit Nicolei Gupit is a multidisciplinary artist from Los Angeles, California, currently based in East Lansing, Michigan. After completing her BA in Studio Art from Williams College, she taught English abroad at K-12 public and private schools in Micronesia, South Korea, and Taiwan. Her creative research touches upon issues related to the…

Jason J. Ferguson

Jason J Ferguson is an installation and performance artist originally from Washington D.C. He spent his formative years in Baltimore, where he received his BFA from Towson University, and continued his studies at the University of Delaware, where he completed his MFA in 2006. "I use humor and an absurdist voice to survey challenging topics…

Rachel DeBoard

Photo of Rachel DeBoard Rachel DeBoard is a painter originally from Kailua, HI. Her work draws on psychological portraiture, socially awkward encounters, existentialism, and the creaturely.  "My work is influenced by process and my surroundings. I make abstracted figures and animals on canvas and linen, using a variety of paint, binders, and drawing tools.” “Animals…

Marc McCay

Hi! I’m Marc J. McCay, the Ceramics Studio Manager at the Art Center. If it’s made of clay and needs to be fired, it goes through my hands.  I received my MFA from Indiana University-Bloomington and have been making art for many years. Clay is truly a transformative medium; making a functional pot or a…

Yiyun Chen

Yiyun Chen is a photographer, artist, and educator born and raised in Guangdong, China, and currently based in Cleveland, Ohio. In 2015 he received his Bachelor of Arts in Studio Art from Cleveland State University, and in 2018 Yiyun earned his MFA in photography and related media from Rochester Institute of Technology. Yiyun is known…