Art for Everyone!


Lee Anne Zeigler
Executive Director

Lee Anne brings many years of experience in the arts, architecture, and historic preservation to her leadership role at WaterWorks Art Center as she creates and implements quality arts education classes and workshops for children and adults in a broad range of areas including painting; fiber arts; glass and mosaics; pottery and clay arts; expressive book arts; and jewelry making. Lee Anne enjoys collaboration with other arts organizations, educational facilities, and community groups to raise awareness fora variety of programs and projects inTulsa. She works closely with the WaterWorks Advisory Council, a 501(c)(3) organization, to solicit funds that support their tuition scholarships for art camp and adult classes and workshops and supplies and maintenance needs for an optimum art education experience. Lee Anne is a member of the Tulsa Artists Coalition; Oklahoma Visual Arts Coalition; Fiber Artists of Oklahoma; and enjoys painting; weaving; needlepoint; and book arts.



Hans Fichtenberg
President

Hans Fichtenberg is a realtor with Keller Williams Realty Advantage in Tulsa, Oklahoma.  His recent move back to his native Tulsa from New York City provides the WaterWorks Advisory Council with his enthusiasm to serve the greater Tulsa area and a commitment to build relationships in the arts community.  Hans is a graduate of Pepperdine University; holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Oklahoma; and has a background in Residential Interior Design from The Art Institute of Seattle.  




Meloyde Blancett
Past President

Meloyde is principal of The Blancett Group, a marketing firm that specializes in helping clients identify and articulate their true value proposition and translate it into effective digital and traditional marketing, web development, strategic planning, reputation management, and customer feedback initiatives. She’s also a jewelry artist specializing in polymer clay with works at MA Doran Gallery and 108|Contemporary in addition to periodic local exhibits.  She is a member of the Tulsa Artists Guild, the Tulsa Artists Coalition, and the Oklahoma Visual Arts Coalition, in addition to serving on the Waterworks Advisory Council in varying capacities for several years.

Penni Gage
Member

Penni Gage is a jewelry design artist and experienced professional educator.  Specializing in sea glass, sterling silver, and copper, she draws her inspiration for the art of jewelry making from her adventurous spirit and Native American roots.  She loves to travel and has collected sea glass from all over the globe to incorporate into her original designs. Her work is often influenced by nature and her love of “all things Southwest." 



Greg "Rip" Stell
Member

Rip Stell brings 20+ years of combined experience in journalism, professional photograph management, information technology and business ownership with a proven record for organizing events, meeting strategic objectives, working as an individual or as part of a team. Rip is a member of the Professional Photographers of America, National Press Photographer of America, American Society of Media Photographers, and Oklahoma Press Association.




Katie Grassmyer

Member
Katie Grassmyer is the Assistant Director of Music Services at Sweet Adelines International, a worldwide organization of women singers committed to advancing the musical art form of barbershop harmony through education, competition and performance. She is the President of the Tulsa Alumnae Chapter of Kappa Delta Sorority and advisory board chair of the Kappa Delta collegiate chapter at TU, in addition to serving on the WaterWorks Advisory Council for three years. She also dabbles in oil painting and mixed media art.



Ginny Mueller Graham 
Member

Ginny Graham is a native Tulsan with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the University of Kansas.  Ginny worked in the graphic arts industry for 15 years prior to raising her family.  She currently works in metals, warm glass, mixed media collage, enameling, weaving and clay.  Ginny serves on the WaterWorks Advisory Council as well as the Directors of the Mental Health Association.  



Laura Mauck
Member

Laura Mauck is an avid art enthusiast who appreciates being a part of such a vibrant art community. Laura currently works with children and their families building community connections.  Laura has degrees in Art, Management, Public Relations and Community Planning. Her previous experience includes Community Planning, Teaching Children about Design and the Environment, the Photovoice Project, Kids Against Hunger, Tulsa Global Alliance, Tulsa Zoo Friends, Real Estate and the Hospitality Industry, in addition to volunteering for many non-profit organizations.


Nancy Andrasko
Member
My love of art dates back to childhood being raised by an art teacher.  I am naturally interested in teaching, organizing, and contributing in any way that helps further the growth and connections in the Tulsa art community.  WaterWorks Art Center provided that connection to me when I left the corporate world to pursue and complete my MFA in ceramics at the University of Tulsa.  I recognize the importance of being in a place of creativity and fellowship and want to provide that place to others so they may also find that connection to their creative side!  

WaterWorks Advisory Council

A 501(c)3 organization that supports the WaterWorks mission, the Council provides need-based scholarships for many of the children's programs and camps.  The Council raises funds to support these scholarships, provide supplies and maintenance needs for optimum art education and works to broaden Waterworks' awareness in the community. 


Donations to support WaterWorks programs and facility enhancements may be made to the WaterWorks Art Center Advisory Council, which will ensure the funds are appropriately directed.  For additional information, please contact the Center at 918.596.2440 or email lzeigler@cityoftulsa.org.