Marie Klopf President and CEO of the Ann Arbor Art CenterMARIE KLOPF – PRESIDENT & CEO


Marie’s management experience and education are well suited to lead the Art Center to effectively accomplish its mission. In 2005 she founded iSupplyCon where she provided strategic advisory and business development services to a variety of businesses throughout Michigan. She has a masters in Administration and a Bachelors of Science in Engineering.


Jean Spindler Youth Programs Manager at the Ann Arbor Art CenterJEAN SPINDLER – YOUTH PROGRAMS MANAGER


Jean graduated from Grand Valley State University with a degree in Fine Art and an emphasis in painting. She also dabbles in illustration, ceramics, and graphic design. Jean has worked at a number of different camps over the last 11 years in places such as Maine, Colorado, Ireland, and Michigan. She enjoys beading, going to trivia night, and playing extreme dodgeball.


Meaghan Clark Development Manager at the Ann Arbor Art CenterMEAGHAN CLARK – DEVELOPMENT MANAGER


Meaghan joined the Art Center staff in January of 2014. Meaghan grew up in the small town of Pinconning, also known as the Cheese Capital of Michigan and she has a deep love for the Detroit Red Wings and all things hockey related. She attended Eastern Michigan University and received her BS in Arts & Entertainment Management with a minor in Marketing.


Jeremy Wheeler Marketing Director at the Ann Arbor Art Center



Jeremy Wheeler made a name for himself as a creative in the Ann Arbor area by working with such local organizations as Vault of Midnight, the Ann Arbor District Library, VGKids, Duo, 826 Michigan, and Lo-Fi. His personal work, a blend of comic-book vibrancy and dynamic graphic design, has been included in national exhibitions as well as in prominent entertainment editorials, book releases, and music-event promotions. A graduate of the Art Institute of Pittsburgh, he enjoys movies, comics, and occasional pop-culture writing assignments.  Jeremy co-created and heads up The Bang!, a long-running dance party whose visual aesthetics he has guided since 2001.


Andrew Cohen Content Specialist at the Ann Arbor Art CenterANDREW COHEN – LEAD CURATOR


Andrew grew up in the California Bay Area and is a California boy at heart. He graduated from the University of Michigan with BA in Spanish and a BFA in Art and Design. Andrew currently photographs events and portraits for Between the Lines, southeastern Michigan’s LGBT newspaper, and has experience doing travel, newborn, and wedding photography. He loves performing, making art, going on walks with his Welsh Terrier, Archie, and bird watching in and around Ann Arbor.



Marc McCay Ceramics Studio Manager at the Ann Arbor Art CenterMARC J. MCCAY – CERAMICS STUDIO MANAGER


Marc received his Master of Fine Arts degree in Printmaking from Indiana University, Bloomington, Henry Radford Hope School of Fine Arts. Coming from California and having traversed the country several times he finally landed here at the Art Center. In addition to being a Printmaker and Ceramicist, Marc has a passion for all things Mid-Century.



Kate Robertson Education Director at the Ann Arbor Art CenterKATE ROBERTSON – DIRECTOR OF EDUCATION


Kate received her BFA in Studio Art with a Minor in Art History from Minnesota State University. She is a practicing artist and arts administrator/educator. Kate enjoys gummified candy of all varieties, creative problem solving and talking about art.



Chelsea O'Hayer Education Coordinator at the Ann Arbor Art CenterCHELSEA O’HAYER –  EDUCATION COORDINATOR


Chelsea graduated with an MFA in Printmaking from Michigan State University. She enjoys engaging the public with all forms of art and can provide all the info you need to know about taking a class at the Art Center. On the side, she enjoys traveling, researching internet memes, and spoiling her poodle, Phoebe.


Alison Franco Gallerist at the Ann Arbor Art CenterALISON FRANCO –  GALLERY COORDINATOR


Alison earned her BFA in oil painting from Eastern Michigan University. She grew up in Buffalo, New York and was formerly a corps dancer with the local ballet company Neglia Ballet Artists. She loves watching classic horror movies and making eerie representational paintings.