Nathan Catlin is the Master Printer at The Leroy Neiman Center for Print Studies as Columbia University. He received his MFA from Columbia in 2012 and his BFA in Printmaking from SFAI in 2007. He has been an adjunct professor in printmaking at Columbia since 2012. His work has been show nationally in NYC, LA, Boston, and others as well as internationally in Beijing and Berlin. He is originally from California but moved to New York for the weather. Catlin teaches DIY Block Printing at Trestle Workshops.
Clarity Haynes holds a CFA from the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, and an MFA in painting from Brooklyn College. Her work has been widely exhibited, most recently at the Tacoma Museum of Art, the National Portrait Gallery, and the Leslie Lohman Museum of Lesbian and Gay Art. Her work has been written about in numerous publications including ARTNews, Hyperallergic, The Washington Post, Two Coats of Paint, and Juxtapoz Magazine. Haynes teaches the five daytime class Intro to Painting with Acrylics at Trestle Workshops.
Erik Hougen graduated from Pratt Institute with his MFA in 2008. Hougen was recently a resident with the Artist in the Marketplace program at the Bronx Museum and a SIP Fellow at the Robert Blackburn Printmaking Workshop. He has exhibited with Bronx Museum, International Print Center, Kunsthalle Galapagos and Vaughn Massey Projects. Hougen is also a Master Printer and Intaglio instructor at the Lower East Side Printshop. Hougen teaches DIY Silkscreen at Trestle Workshops.
Caitlin Hurd received a BFA in furniture design from The Minneapolis College of Art and Design. In 2006, she graduated with an MFA in painting from The New York Academy of Art. Currently she lives and works in Brooklyn, New York. Hurd’s paintings and drawings have been the subject of numerous solo and major group exhibitions and her work is represented in galleries in New York City, St Barths, and California, as well as prestigious private and corporate collections, including Dasha Zhukova and Roman Abramovich. Hurd teaches Oil Painting, Open Studio Painting and Weekend Portrait Workshop at Trestle Workshops.
Katherine Keltner was raised in New York City where she currently lives and works. She spent two years in Rome on a graduate stipend from American University, where she also received her MFA with distinction. Keltner's work has been exhibited at galleries in New York including the Bruce High Quality Foundation, Rhombus Space, Muriel Guepin, Meulensteen, and Max Protetch, and at public institutions including The American University Museum/Katzen Arts Center, Washington DC, The Jamaica Center for the Arts, Queens, and Real Art Ways, Hartford. She is the recipient of residency grants from Ragdale and Vermont Studio Center. Keltner teaches Daytime Drawing at Trestle Workshops
Ronit Levin Delgado a multi media artist and a Fulbright Program scholar, lives and works in NY. Levin Delgado is a graduate (2013) of the MFA Studio Art program at Montclair State University, NJ and holds a BFA from Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design, Jerusalem (2008). In 2007, Levin Delgado was selected for the Exchange Program for Merit Students to study at Carnegie Mellon College of Fine Arts, Pittsburgh, PA. Levin Delgado has had solo exhibitions at Gallery Sensei (NY), the Frame Gallery (PA), Guttman Museum (Tel Aviv) and has been included in numerous international group exhibitions in Israel, Europe and the US, including, The Queens Museum (NY), Museum of Russian Art (NJ), Magnan Metz Gallery, Pratt Manhattan Gallery and Trestle Gallery (NYC), Index Gallery (Newark), Cardiff, Wales and Leeds (UK) and Hertzelilinblum Museum in Israel. Levin Delgado teaches Paint Nights at Trestle Workshops.
Allison Maletz is a contemporary watercolor and mixed media artist. She received her BFA from the Rhode Island School of Design and her MFA from the Slade School of Fine Art, London. She has taught people from age 8-80 and currently leads painting, drawing, illustration, installation and professional practices for artists classes at Parsons The New School for Design, Marymount Manhattan College, The Brooklyn Botanic Garden and the 92nd St Y. She has exhibited various mediums in the Liverpool Biennial, New Contemporaries UK, Zoo Art Italy, The Royal Watercolor Society in London and the Moscow Biennale for Young Artists at the MoMA and the Florence Griswold Museum. Maletz teaches Intro to Drawing, Three-Session Figure Drawing, Watercolor, and Three Session Portrait Watercolorat Trestle Workshops.
Mari Renwick is an artist/illustrator with a studio in Brooklyn as well as upstate NY. Mari has been doing and showing encaustic work for over 10 years. Her work has been exhibited in New York and is included in many private collections. Renwick teaches Encaustic and Encaustic Continued at Trestle Workshops.
Krista Saunders Scenna is an independent curator and gallerist based in Brooklyn, NY. She earned her undergraduate degree in Art History & Spanish from the University of Pennsylvania and a graduate degree in interdisciplinary contemporary art from New York University’s Draper Program. Scenna has worked for the ICA in Philadelphia, the Queens Museum, the Whitney Museum of Art and New Museum of Contemporary Art in various capacities. She was also a 2010-11 Lori Ledis Curatorial Fellow. In addition to exhibitions at BRIC, NURTUREart and Lesley Heller Workspace, her curatorial portfolio also includes site-specific exhibitions in alternative forums such The Old Stone House, Vax Moto motorcycle garage, the DUMBO Arts Festival and SPRING/BREAK Art Show 2015-2016. As the co-owner of Ground Floor Gallery in Brooklyn, Scenna connects emerging artists with new art buyers. She is also a proud member of the Association of Women Art Dealers (AWAD) and serves on the board of Arts Gowanus. She teaches Art Collecting 101 at Trestle Projects.
Zach Seeger is a painter, writer and curator who lives and works in Brooklyn, NY. He holds an MFA from the Rhode Island School of Design (Providence, RI) and BFA from Binghamton University (Binghamton, NY). Recent solo exhibitions include, To die for, Public Address Gallery (Brooklyn, NY) Watson at Karstan and Gorse (Wappingers Falls, NY), November, Defend Brooklyn (New York, NY) and Cheese Burghers of Calais curated by Nicholas Cueva, Zrobili (Brooklyn, NY). He has participated in the GROUNDWORK III Residency and Vermont Studio Center. Since 2013, Seeger has co-directed and curated exhibitions for This Friday or Next Friday (Brooklyn, NY), and Couples Counseling in Ridgewood, Queens. He teaches Intro-to-Painting and DIY Pop Up Art Show at Trestle Projects
Melissa Staiger is a Brooklyn, New York City based artist and curator. She has a Bachelor of Fine Art from Maryland Institute, College of Art and a Master of Fine Art from Pratt Institute. She was nominated and attended the Robert Rauschenberg Artist Residency in Captiva, Florida & was the Curator-in-Residence at Trestle Projects in 2016. She recently participated in the Cementa Art Festival in Kandos, Australia. Staiger teaches Abstract Painting, Intro to Color Theory and Abstract Watercolor & Gouache at Trestle Workshops.
Jessica Dalrymple earned a BA from Hamilton College, trained as a painter at The Art Student's League, and achieved her certificate in horticulture from Brooklyn Botanic Garden. She maintains a studio in Brooklyn, NY where she works in oils and mixed media. She also collaborates with local organizations to create art events that raise awareness about the local landscape and the environment at large such as co-creating ArtLab Gowanus, a pop-up structure hosting outdoor art workshops. Her work is held in private and public collections. Dalrymple exhibited in national and regional juried shows and has received numerous awards including the Fenimore Award which granted her a solo exhibit at the Fenimore Art Museum, in Cooperstown, NY. She has taught drawing as an adjunct at NJIT’s College of Architecture & Design, has led plein air workshops, and instructs tweens and teens in painting and drawing privately. In 2015 Jessica was in Trestle's Residency Program under the tutelage of Christina Kelly. She teaches Contemporary Outdoor Botanical Drawing at Trestle Workshops.
Catherine Ruhl fell in love with the art of Shibori in art school and was inspired after her first trip to Japan. She has a regular studio practice in Bedstuy Brooklyn doing everything: painting, drawing, printing, quilting, and dyeing. She sells her card line, shibori, and Ukrainian eggs at West Elm, Pottery Barn, and the Brooklyn Flea. She graduated from Pratt Institute with a BFA in fashion design. Ruhl teaches Ukrainian Egg and Shibori Dyeing at Trestle Workshops.