With a focus on community and collaboration, Megan DeWindt has been an advocate for the arts in Northwest Michigan for over a decade. Megan is based in Petoskey and manages the organization and operations.
As Visual Arts Director, Liz curates, organizes, and designs art exhibitions for CTAC-Petoskey and CTAC-Traverse City. She also oversees the studio art education classes, workshops, and programs for CTAC-Petoskey.
An abstract art maker originally from the metro Detroit area, Brian joined the Crooked Tree Traverse City team in November 2022. He has years of experience (and adventures) in picture framing, art installation and art center administration.
Sheila joined CTAC in August of 2023 as the Studio Art Coordinator. She works with staff, instructors, students, and volunteers to plan, organize, teach, and promote visual arts classes for youth and adults.
Alissa Seelmann-Rutkofske joined CTAC as Program Assistant in 2021. Alissa acquired her BA in art history with a minor in fine arts and experience in public relations from Wayne State University. She has a background in graphic design and photography.
Kristi Wodek oversees the day-to-day operations and directs the education programs and community events at our Traverse City location. She graduated from Michigan State University with a B.A. in Art History and Studio Art, with emphasis on ceramics.
Bobby Yarger, Guest Experience Associate, joined the CTAC-Petoskey Staff in 2023. He manages the front desk and will be the first friendly face you'll see upon entering the Arts Center! He graduated from Michigan State University in 2021 with a Bachelor's degree in Environmental Science.