Mikesch Muecke

Mikesch Muecke

Mikesch Muecke aka polytekton, teaches architecture and interdisciplinary design courses at Iowa State University, and holds two degrees from the University of Florida—a Bachelor of Design with a Major in Architecture, and a Ph.D. in Architectural History and Theory...
Ana McCracken

Ana McCracken

Ana McCracken received her Bachelor of Science and MFA in Creative Writing and Environment degrees from Iowa State University. She is currently seeking representation for her thesis, Redacted—A Memoir of Adoption. Her personal essays are published in The California...
Anna Magnusson

Anna Magnusson

Anna Magnusson was adopted from Seoul, Korea and raised in Iowa. She attended high school in Des Moines and earned her undergraduate degree at the University of Iowa. Anna serves as the executive director of Able Up Iowa. Anna’s heart is filled with love for people...
Ellyn Grimm

Ellyn Grimm

Ellyn Grimm is a co-owner of Dog-Eared Books. She holds a degree in English from Iowa State University and previously taught English Language Arts at Williamsburg Jr./Sr. High School and Ames Middle School. She is passionate about building community in the downtown...
Jennifer Drinkwater

Jennifer Drinkwater

Jennifer Drinkwater, a Mississippi native, is an artist, an associate professor of art and visual culture and the community arts specialist for extension and outreach at Iowa State University. Jennifer explores how we bring artwork from the studio into the world, and...
Jennifer Brockpahler

Jennifer Brockpahler

Jennifer Brockpahler is the director of the Ames Community Arts Council. With an undergraduate degree in interdisciplinary studies (music, education, business) and a master’s degree in Community Arts Management, she is thrilled to put her passion for community...