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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Lee Anne Zeigler
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; paper making and book arts.
Katie Grassmyer is the Special Events Coordinator for Tulsa Ballet. She graduated with both her Bachelor of Science in Business, Mass Communications and Art, and MBA from Stephens College. She is currently the President of the Tulsa Area Alumnae Chapter of Kappa Delta Sorority and on the advisory board for the Kappa Delta collegiate chapter at the University of Tulsa. Her commitment to the Tulsa community is further showcased as a panel leader for one of Tulsa Area United Way's Community Investment Panels. In addition, Katie has served on the WaterWorks Advisory Council in varying functions since 2011. She is an avid runner and yoga enthusiast who also dabbles in oil painting, charcoal drawing and mixed media art.
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.
Greg "Rip" Stell
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.
Teri Bowers is a strong supporter of the arts and educational attractions as economic engines. In addition to serving on the Waterworks Advisory Council, she is on the Executive Committee of the Green Country Marketing Association, and active in promoting local tourism. Teri served as COO/Executive Director of the Oklahoma Aquarium for 11 years, and spent 15 years as a news anchor and reporter at KTUL where she met her husband, Frank Mitchell. They have two children and one hyperactive Boston Terrier. Teri enjoys photography, gardening and stubbornly attempting to repair whatever is broken around the house.
Cheri Tatum loved art as a child, always drawing the illustrations in the advertisements in the back of magazines that offered a free scholarship if you drew well enough. She always dreamed of winning the scholarship back in the ‘50s and ‘60s. Instead, Cheri became a biologist and, upon retirement, decided to finally become an artist. Choosing metals as her medium, Cheri studied Jewelry Technology at Tulsa School of Technology. She has trained with masters in metalsmithing in New York City, Boston, and San Francisco. Cheri’s favorite aspects of metals are hammering and soldering
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.