Quality instructors make all the difference.

All of our instructors are academically trained, degreed, and active artists with a passion for teaching.

Margaret Tonapetyan

After receiving her BFA with honors from the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Margaret found her calling in teaching, opening art/work/place with Jenna in 2013.


Jenna Gibson

A favorite at art/work/place, Jenna combines her Art Center education with her many years of teaching experience to help students achieve their creative goals in the funnest way possible.


Katherine Rogers

Katherine is the art/work/place office administrator and special projects coordinator. Her warm, welcoming personality make her a perfect fit here! 


Lusine Varzhapetyan

Lusine's talent runs from fine art to fashion.  Educated at Art Center, she crafts unique constructions that blur the traditional lines of fine art. Her passion for making is easily passed on to her students.  

Anelga Asaturian

After receiving her BFA on full scholarship from the University of Art, Anelga went to work as a textile designer and graphic artist. Her kind way with students doesn't keep her from pushing them to excel.


Jeff Mcmillan

An illustrator alum of Art Center, Jeff's client list includes Nike, Microsoft and Mountain Dew. He has extensive experience guiding developing artist interested in everything from comics to fashion. 


Lucia Thomé

Trained at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Lucia has sculptures at the Woodmere Art Museum and at the Philadelphia International Airport. She loves themes of imagination, exploration and adventure.


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Steve Ohlrich

An actively showing artist and alumni of the University of Illinois, Chicago; Steve specializes in realistic figurative works. He excels at sharing his extensive knowledge of traditional methods with students.