Wayne State University

Staff Profiles

Michael Bogdan
  • Michael Bogdan
  • Sculpture and 3D Studio Supervisor
  • 357 Art Bldg.
  • 313-577-0605
  • ak7465@wayne.edu
  •  Research Interests: Compositions in all media focusing on sound language and color, and their interactions between time and space.
Ian Chapp
Ted Duenas
Bianca Harris
Amy Hays
Avanti Herczeg
Terry Kerby
  • Terry Kerby
  • Visual Resources Librarian
  • 2161 Faculty/Administration Building
  • ab1315@wayne.edu
  • Terry Kerby has worked in the department at Wayne State University managing the visual resources collections for over ten years. Previously Kerby has...
Laura Makar
Michele Porter
Thomas Pyrzewski
  • Thomas Pyrzewski
  • Director of Galleries and Special Programming
  • 155 Art Bldg.
  • at6531@wayne.edu
  • Biography Thomas Pyrzewski was born in Detroit and received a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the College for Creative Studies (CCS), Detroit; and a...
Robert Taormina
  • Robert Taormina
  • Woodshop Supervisor
  • 55 Art Bldg.
  • ai4085@wayne.edu
  • Research Interests: Spaces and objects in our lives and how they affect us: contemporary sculpture, installation art, industrial design, architecture,...
Joan Verla
  • Joan Verla
  • Community Engagement Coordinator, ArtsCorpsDetroit
  • 5451 Cass Ave, Shaver Music Building 303.3
  • (313) 577-0276
  • Joan Verla, BFA in sculpture, Wayne State University (WSU), ‘02, coordinates the community engagement activities of the James Pearson Duffy Department of...
Juana Williams