Past Artists

Marina Shterenberg

August 2013

Marina Shterenberg the founder and director of Star Mountain Art, has taught at the San Francisco Art Institute, and is currently an art faculty member at Brookhaven College School of the Arts. Her work has been exhibited in San Francisco and New York, including at the Berkeley Art Center, San Francisco Arts Commission Gallery, Pierogi 2000, and Artists Space.


Marla Ziegler

August 2013

Marla Ziegler teaches in the School of Fine Arts at Brookhaven College. She is a sculptor who creates in clay, stretching the identity of this medium as a contemporary three-dimensional material. Groupings of animated forms with rich surface contrasts are foremost in her work.


Martin Delabano

Martin Delabano is a Dallas-based artist, art teacher, and active community member. Delabano received his MA from the University of New Mexico and a BA from East Texas State University. In 2010, he received the Distinguished Texas Artist award.

Mary Jordan

July 2013, May 2013, October 2012, June 2012, March 2011, August 2011

Mary Jordan is a board certified medical illustrator specializing in traditional drawing and 2D digital painting techniques, past McDermott intern at the Dallas Museum of Art and currently works at the Meadows Museum at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas.


Midori Kitagawa

May 2013

Dr. Midori Kitagawa is an artist and the author of  Mocap for Artists: Workflow and Techniques for Motion Capture, published by Focal Press in 2008. Dr. Kitagawa's research interests include 3D computer animation, 2D animation, motion capture, interactive multimedia teaching, virtual reality, 3D modeling, visualization, and studio arts.

Mitch Rogers

October 2009

Mitch Rogers is a nationally recognized visual effects artist who builds all kinds of specialized props and life-like dummies for film and TV. He is an expert on creating complex silicone and urethane molds for sculpture.

Murry Gans

March 2014

Murry Gans is an electron microscopist at Eastfield College in Mesquite, TX.  He is continually fascinated by the beauty and intricate complexity of life he finds at the nanoscale. When not in the lab Murry spends as much time as possible throwing pots in his tiny home studio.

Natalie Macellaio

March 2013, March 2011, July 2010

Natalie Macellaio combines the materials and techniques of a metalsmith with alternative materials such as resin, plastic, and guitar strings to push the boundaries of sculpture and installation. In her work, the influence of the natural world becomes layered and parallels the emotional experiences with barriers and relationships.