Staff & Faculty

92Y School of the Arts is proud to offer learning opportunities lead by a community of renowned, highly-accomplished professional artists, designers, musicians, dancers, ceramicists and jewelers. A home for creative New Yorkers, 92Y School of the Arts is where the best and brightest creators come to share, teach and inspire.

Read on to learn more about the people that make 92Y School of the Arts the place where creative New Yorkers come to learn.

School of the Arts

Robert E. Gilson, Director Emeritus

Art Center (Studio Art, Ceramics Center, Jewelry Center)

Allison Valchuis, Director, 92Y Art Center
Robert Silverman, Director, Ceramics Studio
Jonathan Wahl, Director, Jewelry Center
Katie Shulman, Manager, After-school and Evening Programs
Sarah Wilson, Ceramics Studio Technician
Denard Pope, Jewelry Studio Technician
Studio Art Instructors
Ceramics Instructors
Jewelry Instructors

Harkness Dance Center

John-Mario Sevilla, Director
Megan Doyle, Associate Director of Dance Education
Edward Henkel, Associate Director of Faculty & Presentations
Catherine Tharin, Director, Fridays At Noon
Krista Nelson, Program Coordinator, Fridays At Noon
William Shaffner, Production Manager

Dance Instructors

School of Music

Yana Stotland, Director, School of Music
Megan Keenan, Manager, School of Music
Michael C. O'Day, Administrative Assistant
Hallie Stotler, Administrative Assistant
Music Instructors

Contact Us

  • Art Center (Studio Art, Ceramics Center, Jewelry Center):
  • School of Music: 212.415.5580
  • Harkness Dance Center: 212.415.5552 
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