Ann Holt current creative work is collaborative and focuses on social justice issues- one project is a participatory observation involving the documentation and archiving of the material history of Arts Action Group; another project looks at the impact of online pedagogic encounters with social justice art.
Cindy Maguire Working with a range of media, Maguire’s primary focus in her own art is collage and printmaking. In addition to creating work as a solo artist, she also designs and produces community-based collaborative art with children and youth. Her collaborative work has been exhibited in Los Angeles and the New York City Metro area as well as internationally.
Rob McCallum is an Art and Design Education educator and the Director of Creative Art Start, an after-school and summer arts program for K-8 children and youth. His current creative passion is art, technology and STEAM. He also designs and produces community-based collaborative art with children and youth. His collaborative work has been exhibited in the US and internationally.
Anita Ramshaj is a Graphic Designer/Illustrator/App Designer/Artist /Activist /Painter/Feminist based in Suhareka, Kosovo. Anita studied Graphic Design & Multimedia at Kolegji AAB. Anita started out as a student at the Center for Creative Education Fellbach Haus in Suhareka and continued as one of our teaching artists. Ramshaj is a practicing design creative.
Brian Testa is a New York-based Artist Educator. Testa was awarded Special Congressional Recognition in 2014. In 2019 he earned a BFA in Art & Design Education, from Adelphi University. Testa earned his MA in Art Education from the University of Florida in 2022. As an artist, Testa is interested in the non-duality of human beings and the Earth. His body of artistic work (BrianTesta.com) translates this relationship through plein-air paintings and large-scale oil-based monotypes. Testa is a strong advocate for community-based art, collaborative art-making, and promoting peace, compassion, and love across and within art and education. Testa currently teaches art through the Liberty Partnership Program at Adelphi University.
Shpend Zeqiraj is a graduate of of the Fakulteti i Ndërtimtarisë dhe Arkitekturës, Pristina, Kosovo. Shpend started out as a student at the Center for Creative Education Fellbach Haus in Suhareka and continued as one of our teaching artists. He is now a practicing artist in Switzerland.
Barrie Maguire is a musician, producer and arts educator. You can learn more about his work here.
Refki Gollopeni directs the International Art Colony Festari and the Animation Film Festival in Suhareka. Refki’s paintings are in numerous private and public collections and his graphic design work has been recognized by the National Bank of Kosovo, first place for a poster recognizing the 100th anniversary of the independence of Albania. Refki is the arts education at Fellbach-Haus Centre for Creative Education.
Teaching Artist and Art Therapy Alumni
Hannah Allen, Visual
Tatiana Bermeo, art
Violeta Camarero, art therapy
Rebecca Davis, theatre art
Enas Elmohands, art and film
Sofia Fazal, art and social media
Ana Marva Fernández, art
Sarah Franzino, art
Jerry Genao, art
Dana Helwick, art
Rebecca Holland, art therapy
Naqiya Hussain, art
Meghan Jones, art therapy
Melisa Kreku, art
Shannon Kopune, art
Molly Lemay, art
Zana Lukaj, photography
Barrie Maguire, Sr., art
Karen Maguire, mindfulness
Humbu Mamphiswana, community art therapy
Debbie Newman, art
Claire Patridge, art
Alisa Ray, community art therapy
Julia Smith, poetry, photography
Sasha Spare, art
Zoe Strong, art therapy