Atelier Instructors

Jim "Kett-Nerd" Kettner is a cartoonist and illustrator living and working in Portland OR. His comics have been featured in Razorcake, SF Weekly, and the As You Were punk rock comics anthology. His first graphic novel, Ink In Water with writer Lacy Davis is due from New Harbinger Press in

Jaime Knight is an interdisciplinary artist and educator with more than fifteen years teaching youth and adults.  His work spans across media using print and print logic to create images, installation, sculptural objects and performance.  His work has been shown nationally and internationally and is in private and institutional collections.  He is currently working in collaboration with experimental filmmaker Jonesy to create projects for the LA Art Book Fair, The OUTsider Festival in Austin, Texas and the ONE LGBTQ Archive of Los Angeles.

Phillip Maisel is a two-time recipient of the Yefim Cherkis Scholarship for Photographic Excellence. Phillip's work has been exhibited nationally at Gregory Lind Gallery, Right Window and Southern Exposure in San Francisco; The William Benton Museum, Connecticut; Heaven Gallery, Chicago; and DeCordova Museum, Massachusetts. Maisel has lectured at the San Francisco Art Institute and California College of the Arts, and currently teaches photography at The Nueva School. He lives and works in San Francisco. BS, Psycholgy, McGill University, Montreal; MFA, CCA.