Allen Etter is a limited term lecturer in the IPFW Department of Fine Arts and Visual Communication and Design. He has an MFA from Bowling Green State University with a major in painting and he received his BA from the University of Saint Francis in Fort Wayne. Allen has taught art, showed his own art and is a screenwriter, director, art director, editor and designer for Jesters. He won a regional Emmy award for one of his numerous public service announcements for local television.
Jim has been a professional photographer in Fort Wayne since 1988. He owns Henri's Photography Studio and teaches as a continuing lecturer for the IPFW Department of Visual Communication and Design.
Christopher Ganz is associate professor of drawing and printmaking at IPFW. Ganz received a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the University of Missouri-Columbia, and a Master of Fine Arts from Indiana University-Bloomington. Ganz’s work has been displayed across the nation and at international art fairs, and his drawings are represented by Ann Nathan Gallery in Chicago.
Natalie McChessney is a two-dimensional artist who specializes in drawing, painting, and tactical art. McChessney received a bachelor of fine arts with focus in painting from IPFW and her master’s in fine art from Bowling Green State University in two-dimensional studies. She currently is a limited term lecturer for IPFW and Ivy Tech Community College and is excited to team up with Community Arts to offer private instruction to beginning artists.
Morgan McClarnon and graduate of IPFW's Art Education program and currently teaches elementary school art for East Noble Schools. She focuses on painting and ceramics, but enjoys all mediums. She is very passionate about art, because she believes that creativity is a part of everything in life. She strives to be the best art educator she can be!