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…

Tyanna J. Buie

Photo of Tyanna J. Buie Tyanna J. Buie, a Chicago and Milwaukee native artist, received her BA from Western Illinois University and her MFA from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Currently, Buie is an Assistant Professor/Section Chair of Printmaking at the College for Creative Studies in Detroit, MI. "The impermanence experienced due to my upbringing in…

Deanne Neiburger

Hi, I'm Deanne Neiburger, the A2AC's Ceramic Studio Tech! I am the person behind the scenes, alongside the studio manager, keeping our ceramic studio running.  I grew up not far from Ann Arbor, in Redford Township, and came to attend the University of Michigan in 1993.  I began my undergraduate as an aeronautical engineering student,…

Jeremy Wheeler

Hi, I'm Jeremy Wheeler! I'm the A2AC's Marketing Manager. I do everything from rebranding the organization to creating much of the design and copy that you see and read while also strategically managing how we communicate various initiatives. Originally I'm from the East Coast, but there's also a little Pittsburgh and Grand Rapids, where I…

Ashley Miller

Hi, I'm Ashley!I am the new Gallery Director at the A2AC. I work with our fantastic team, exhibition committee, and community to develop an exhibition program and public programming for the new A2AC Gallery. I'm originally from the San Francisco Bay Area. I first moved to Ann Arbor in 2009 to pursue a Ph.D. in…