Staff 2020-21

At ASI, we have a consistently rotating group of volunteers and staff.
Get to know a selection of our large staff ranging across the different teams of our organization!

Mi Nguyen
Mi Nguyen

Online Office Manager 

Hi! I am a sophomore at Drexel University, majoring in Psychology. I will be working on the admin team and helping out with the volunteer intake. I’m looking forward to working with everyone! 

 

 

Hanna Pistorius
Hanna Pistorius

Online Office Manager 

I am a sophomore co-op student at Drexel University, majoring in Environmental Studies and Sustainability. I work on the Art Sphere Admin team and in my down time I enjoy biking, gardening, and doing hand embroidery! 

 

Graeme Turner

Admin Team

Hi! I am a Second year at Drexel studying entrepreneurship at The Close School and I am on the admin team at Art Sphere. I will be working on different projects as a manager and can’t wait to see what’s in store for my time here! 

Amy Vasger
Amy Vasger

Admin Team

I am a corporate Director of Project Management, Fleet & Facilities Departments and now a member of the ASI Admin Team. I am a beekeeper, culinarian, gardener, and road trip traveler. 

 

Laura Cho

Art Teacher

I am a junior at Wellesley College majoring in Chemistry. At Art Sphere I create instructional and learning videos for all kids of all ages to be inspired by important artists from history and to develop their own creative mindset.  

Ayana
Curtis

Art Teacher
I am a 3rd year Africology & African American Studies major with a minor in Sociology at Temple University. My role at ASI is as a teacher which I have prior experience in, one of my passions is teaching students the power of expression through writing.  

Vince Feliciano
Vince Feliciano

Teacher Team

I’m a thirdyear undergraduate student at UC Santa Barbara majoring in Sociology, Philosophy, and Asian American Studies, and I work on instructional videos and lesson plans about music! 

 

Olivia Glass
Olivia Glass

Teacher Team

I am a rising senior at Drexel University studying Environmental Studies and Sustainability. I work on portraiture, saxophone, and cooking on the side and take mostly creative arts and social science classes at Drexel. I am looking forward to bringing my skills to Artsphere and learning new ones. 

 

Jedidah
Groseclose

Art Teacher
I am a junior nursing student at Drexel University with minors in public health and health services administration. At ASI I write art curriculums for students ages 8-12 and instructional videos for our YouTube channel.  

Sopheap Huot

Teacher Team

I am a first year student at the University of the Sciences majoring in Biomedical Sciences. I currently practice Khmer traditional dance and I work on creating lesson plans about Khmer culture and dance for Art Sphere! 

 

Tahjanae Nichols

Teacher

I am currently a senior Psychology major at Temple University. The main three aspects of art I’m involved in are creative writing, painting, as well as drawing! I love colorful, expressive, abstract as well as realistic art.

JASMINE
OBEROI

Literacy Teacher
I am a sophomore at Drexel University majoring in Marketing, Business Analytics, and Business Economics. At Art Sphere, I am responsible to write literacy and philosophy lessons and make videos for children in elementary schools.

Kristen Rucker

Art Teacher

I am a teacher at Art Sphere. Art has always been a big part of my life given that I am an interior designer, I love that I am able to share the passion of art with the children that I teach.  

Madeleine Smith

Teaching Artist

I am an alumni of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, which allows me to be a teacher at Art Sphere teaching art, mural and design. I use this as a tool for developing student’s problem solving skills and encourages them to be curious about new subjects.  

Carey Talbot-Sanders
Carey Talbot-Sanders

Teacher Team

I’m a pre-junior at Drexel University, studying Hospitality Management, and at Art Sphere, Im excited to be teaching art. In my free time, I enjoy baking, cooking, and all kinds of art, such as painting, sketching/drawing, and lately, I’ve been into making DIY miniature house kits. 

 

Arielle
Vallet

Art Teacher
I am an alumni of Temple University with a degree in Film and Media Arts. I am a teacher at Art Sphere because I am able to pursue my passion of creating scripts and videos as well as interacting with the community.  

Daniela Wittenberg

Online Art Teacher 

Hi! I am a junior co-op student at Drexel University, majoring in Psychology and minoring in Fine Art. I love practicing yoga, reading, creating and having fun. I’m excited to be working as an Art Teacher in such a collaborative environment.  

 

Sabine Moufarrej

Video Editor/Teacher Team

I am a pre-junior at Drexel University majoring in Animation and Visual Effects. At Art Sphere, I am a Video Editor creating my own content! I’m excited to be able to apply my skills while creating an impact on the community. 

 

 

Noah Bowden

Video Team / Microsoft 365 Training

I am a sophomore at Drexel University majoring in Computing Security and Technology. At ASI I work with the video team to develop and distribute Microsoft 365 videos to the staff. This work allows for me to gain real world experience outside of the classroom and my major.  

Jay
Chenh

Animator

I am a sophomore at Drexel University majoring in Computer Science. At Art Sphere I work on moving files from Google Drive to Microsoft 365 and organize accordingly. 

Mathew Cipriano

Video Editor

I am a junior at Drexel University majoring in Game Design and Production. At Art Sphere I work on editing the YouTube videos, because not only do I have prior knowledge in editing I am also able to learn additional art forms while doing so.  

Brandon
Cuevas

Animation Team

I am a sophomore at Drexel University majoring in Computer Science. At Art Sphere I work with both the animation team and am in charge of donations. I love that this job allows for me to create new connections as well as leadership and opportunities to learn new tasks.

Jared
Daniels

Video Editor

I am a sophomore at Drexel University majoring in Game Design and Production. At ASI I work as a video editor where I am able to do something so creative and passionate. I love that Art Sphere is able to bring together so many disciplines and perspectives.

Lev Gawdiak

Animator

I am a sophomore at Drexel University majoring in information systems. I enjoy art, sports, and music. I am excited to be able to get real world experience and learn as much as I can.  

Kaitlyn Ha
Kaitlyn Ha

Video Editor

I’m a junior at Drexel University, majoring in Film and Television. I love making creative videos/films and I’m so looking forward to working at ASI Video team! 

Nicole Harmon

Video Editor

I’m currently a sophomore at Drexel University majoring in Game Design and Production. I work on Art Sphere’s Video Editing Team. I enjoy writing, drawing and editing. I’m looking forward to contributing to Art Sphere! 

 

Sean Kim
Sean Kim

Video Editor

I am a junior currently attending Drexel University for Film and Video. My goal in film making is to make emotional pieces to spread joy. I always wanted to collaborate with other likeminded individuals, and I am so happy to be given this chance on the ASI Video Team. 

 

Roger Korpics
Roger Korpics

Video Editor

I’m a sophomore at Drexel University who is currently majoring in Interactive Digital Media. I love making movies and designing things for the web, so I’m very excited to be working with the very talented members of the Art Sphere team to do just that! 

Chase Levine
Chase Levine

Video Editor

Hello! My name is Chase Levine and I am a Senior at Drexel University who is studying Animation and Visual Effects! My job at ArtSphere is to edit videos for our teachers, as well as being a teacher myself. 

 

William Li
William Li

Video Editor

This student is studying under the Animation and Visual Effects major at Drexel’s Westphal college. As of 2021, he is currently in the third out of the five years at the 5-year co-op program in this college. He worked with mostly computer graphic imagery based art dealing with creating 3D based animations, graphics, and environments. He also loves to sketch in a sketchbook now and then.

 

 

Bryant Lu
Bryant Lu

Video Editor

I’m a sophomore co-op student from Drexel University. My major is Interactive Digital Media and I am currently working at Art Sphere as an Online Video Editor. I love music, especially playing the guitar, and am looking forward to working at Art Sphere! 

 

 

Joey McQuillan

Video Editor

Hello, I am a Sophomore at Drexel University with an Interactive Digital Media major, and I will be making and editing videos for ASI with the many others on the video team. I do video editing for fun and always improving upon it. 

Sophia Palmisano
Sophia Palmisano

Video Editor 

I am a junior Film & Television student at Drexel University with an Art History minor, I love set design, cartoons, and trying out new mediums! At ASI I make and edit stop-motion tutorials for our YouTube channel.  

 

 

Aidan Perry
Aidan Perry

Video Editor

I’m a second year student at Drexel University, and I’m currently majoring in Game Design and Production! I like practicing level design and creative writing in my spare time, and I am helping to edit the videos that our wonderful teachers and volunteers make here at Artsphere! 

 

David Rammacca
David Rammacca

Video Editor

Hi, I am a Junior at Drexel University working in the Game Production and Design major. I am working here at art sphere to edit videos for the teachers and make some fun content for people to watch! 

 

Victoria Sanua
Victoria Sanua

Video Editor Manager

I am a pre-junior at Drexel University studying Game Design and Production. When I’m not playing games, I’m editing gaming videos for my sister’s YouTube channel. I joined Art Sphere Inc. in hopes of not only improving my own editing skills, but helping others improve theirs as well! 

 

 

Liam Shea

Video Editor

I’m a junior at Drexel University studying Game Design. I enjoy creative pursuits such as drawing and animation, I look forward to getting more video editing practice in as it is a useful skill to work on.  

 

Kai Snowden
Kai Snowden

Animator

Hey, my name is Kai Snowden and I am a Senior Animation & Visual Effects student at Drexel University! I will be making a video series sharing music history and its cultural influence! 

 

 

Likitha Uppala

Video Editor

I am a sophomore at Drexel University majoring in Information Systems. At Art Sphere I am a video editor and work on uploading video content, making TikToks and other social media content.

Ana Bim

IT Support

I am from Brazil and have been in the U.S for a year and a half, my background is in computer science. My role in Art Sphere is diverse (social media, IT), but I love that I am able to contribute to making someone’s life better which was something I have always longed to do.

Jineva Byrne

IT Support

I joined Art Sphere to support the initiatives that have been affected by Covid-19. I have prior experience in Microsoft 365, Google Suite and a variety of other databases and CMS.  

David DeBroux
David DeBroux

IT Support / Web Designer

Hello! I’m a student who is currently enrolled in San Diego Continuing Education, seeking a certification in N+ and A+, eventually becoming a Desktop Technician in the IT industry. I am a rather musical and artistic person, and I enjoy playing video games, walking, trying new foods, gardening, and do a bit of drawing. I have plenty of experience working with desktop computers, ranging from diagnosing problems to assembling systems and installing operating systems. I also volunteer with Computers 2 SD Kids: testing, refurbishing, and activating donated desktops, laptops, and tablets. I also have customer service experience working under a local fast food restaurant, which I think can help with being an IT Support agent. I look forward to taking this opportunity to gain more experience on at least both fronts. 

 

Andrew Phillips

IT Support

Hello! My name is Andrew Phillips and I enjoy working in technology and have for many years.  I enjoy learning new technology, exercising and spending time with family and friends in my free time.  I am excited about the opportunity to assist Art Sphere in any way I can! 

Fabio Martinez
Fabio Martinez

IT Support

Hello from Brazil!  I am a guy who works as IT support/network and I am also a photographer. I love to travel, to help, go camping, traveling and backpacking. I would be happy to help you here! 

 

Asanka Nanayakkara
Asanka Nanayakkara

IT Support

Hello! My name is Asanka Nanayakkara and I enjoy working with all sorts of technology. In my free time, I enjoy travelling (when there’s no pandemic), trying new foods, working out, and playing video games. I look forward to using my skills to help out at Art Sphere!

Timo Stander

Virtual IT & Technical Support

I am from Cape Town South Africa, with a background in IT. I have prior experience in the Corporate Environment, since joining Art Sphere I have been able to offer my services to make a difference in the lives of students.  

Michael Vranek
Michael Vranek

IT Support

I am a musician and techie living in New Jersey looking to gain service desk experience as I transfer into the IT industry. I have an Associate of Science degree in Recording Engineering as well as several IT certifications. I am volunteering with ASI not only to help out a really great cause, but because I also enjoy assisting others with troubleshooting and learning new technology! 

 

Rupali Walunj

IT Support / Web Designer

I am a graduate from Pune University with a degree in Computer Science. I have prior experience with training from Google’s IT department and am happy to bring that knowledge to Art Sphere.  

Josh West

Technologist

I am one of the founding partners of Super Humane, where we work on building software to improve the human condition. I am thrilled to be able to leverage my talents to benefit Art Sphere remotely given that I live in Colorado Springs.  

Jennifer
Granato

Content Strategist
I am a SEO Content Manager at Publicis Health Media. At Art Sphere I assist with cross-platform content strategy and search engine optimization. I am inspired by the ASI mission to empower students and give back to the community.  

David Ajibade
David Ajibade

Web Designer

Hi! I am a junior studying Electrical Engineering at Drexel University. I will be working as a member of the web design team. I can’t wait to contribute to ASI! 

 

Nyemike Atoh
Nyemike Atoh

Web Designer

I am a sophomore at Drexel currently a Computer Science major and an Animation minor. I enjoy working on animation projects in my free time as I’m aspiring to me an animator someday. I’m more than happy to be working with Art Sphere Inc. 

 

Susie Choi
Susie Choi

Web Designer

I am a second-year student at Drexel University, majoring in Computer Science. I am learning to make music, and I like creative writing and games. I am excited to be part of the Art Sphere team! 

 

Lydia Cowles

Web Designer

I am a Sophomore at Drexel University majoring in Civil Engineering. At ASI, I help work on the website. I love listening to music, and in my spare time I enjoy playing RPGs (role playing games) and baking. 

Emily Davis

Web Designer

I’m a sophomore co-op student at Drexel University majoring in Computer Science, and I work on the Art Sphere website! In addition, I enjoy creating and listening to music, namely my favorite band, TWRP.

Ebunoluwa Diya
Ebunoluwa Diya

Web Designer

Hi! I am a sophomore at Drexel university and I am majoring in Software Engineering and I work on the Art Sphere website. Besides coding, I enjoy cooking and trying out new recipes. 

 

David Do
David Do

Web Designer

I’m a sophomore at Drexel University, majoring in Computer Science. Aside from web development, I love to work with music — my specialty is percussion. I am excited to share my creativity with Art Sphere! 

 

Hanae Ferahi

Web Designer

I am third-year undergraduate student at Drexel University, majoring in Software Engineering. I work on the Art Sphere website, I am excited to be a part of a team that values creativity. 

 

Christopher
Lee

Web Designer

I am a junior at Drexel University majoring in Computer Science. At Art Sphere, I work on web design. In my free time, I like to watch videos, listen to music, and play games. 

Hangyu Li

Web Designer

Hi, I’m a pre-junior and studying Software Engineering at Drexel University. I’ll be working for ASI as a web designer. I’m interested in website development and can’t wait to contribute efforts to ASI! 

 

Eric Meng

Web Developer

I am a junior at Drexel University majoring in CS. At Art Sphere I am a web developer. I have prior experiences in programming and am so happy to bring that to ASI.

Caleb Metew

Web Designer

I am a sophomore at Drexel University majoring in Computing and Security Technology. At Art Sphere, I edit blog posts and fix broken links on the website. In my free time, I like to listen to music and play soccer. 

Tim Nguyen
Tim Nguyen

Web Design Manager

I’m a pre-junior co-op student at Drexel University majoring in Computer Science and I work on the Art Sphere Web Design Team. I love art and music and I am looking forward to making a creative space for everyone to work on.  

Parker Nix

Web Designer

I’m a Sophomore co-op student with Drexel University. I major in Interactive Digital Media and I currently work as a part of the Art Sphere Web Design Team. I’m very interested in music, games, and food. I’m happy to be here, and am ready to get to work. 

Justin Poovathinkal

Web Designer

I am a sophomore at Drexel University studying Computer Science. At Art Sphere, I work on Microsoft 365. I enjoy listening to music and outdoor activities such as camping and I am also a Philadelphia sports fan. 

Iain Shand
Iain Shand

Web Designer

I am a second year student at Drexel University majoring in Computer Science. I am a part of the web development team that maintains the website. I love sailing and anything to do with beaches or the ocean. 


Wenjun Shao
Wenjun Shao

Web Designer

I am a junior at Drexel University majoring in CS. At Art Sphere I am a web developer. I have prior experiences in programming and am so happy to bring that to ASI.

Syam Shukla

Web Designer

I am a sophomore at Drexel University majoring in Computer Science. At Art Sphere I work with the web design team to fix issues regarding user experience. I am also involved in moving organization files from Google Drive to Microsoft 365 and setting up team members on this new platform.  

Alexis Tibbs

Web Designer

I am a sophomore at Drexel University majoring in Information Systems. At Art Sphere I am a part of the web team where I work on updating the website’s content to be more user friendly.  

Lamar Dargan
Lamar Dargan

Social Media 

I’m a junior business student at Drexel University studying finance and business analytics and I currently work on the Art Sphere social media team. 

 

Amie DeStefano
Amie DeStefano

Writer, Researcher, Social Media Team

Hello, my name is Amie DeStefano and I enjoy the creative process of writing in fiction, and non-fiction. I have experience in blogging, and article writing and I look forward to helping out at Art Sphere.   

 

Kyle Kaempf

Writer & Marketing Support

I am a senior at Drexel University studying Sports Business with a concentration in Marketing and EntrepreneurshipI am at Art Sphere to not only help with the marketing efforts but to also make an impact on the community while applying and learning knowledge.

Julie Kim
Julie Kim

Online Writer

I’m a third year student at Drexel University double majoring in Criminology and Journalism. I help edit people’s writing and create blog posts for Art Sphere. I enjoy being able to give people a creative outlet, so I take my friends out to art museums and parks to draw whatever we see.  

 

Mallika Kodavatiganti

Writing Team Coordinator

I’m a recent Drexel graduate where I received a degree in Biology. I’ve been volunteering at ASI for over a year where I’ve been writing blog posts and lesson plans. I love the creative, and collaborative environment here! 

 

Courtney Lancaster
Courtney Lancaster

Online Grant Writer

I currently work as a part-time teacher at Brightmont Academy in Castle Pines, Colorado, where I teach 6-12 English and Social Studies. I graduated with a Master of Arts degree in Social Change in 2014 from the Iliff School of Theology, and I graduated with a graduate certificate in Grantsmanship from Mizzou Online in 2020.  

Anthony Mazzocca

Writer/Researcher

I am a Junior at Drexel University majoring in Screenwriting and Playwriting. I have always enjoyed telling a captivating story and saw my time at ASI to help my find my own tone of voice and express my creativity. 

 

Sam Olivera
Sam Oliveira

Writer Team

I am a Junior at Drexel University studying English and I am currently working on the Art Sphere Writing Team. I love to work on creative writing projects in the off hours and hope that I can learn more to bolster my writing.

Felisha Robinson
Felisha Robinson

Writer, Researcher, Social Media Team

I am a upcoming senior at Drexel University, majoring in Global Studies and Modern language with a minor in Asian Studies.  

 

Steven White

Writer, Researcher, Social Media Team

I am a sophomore Political Science major at Drexel University with a minor in Communications. I’m volunteering with Art Sphere to research political activism and create content about it too! 

 

 

Shaheeduz Zaman

Writer / Editor

I am a junior at Drexel University majoring in Management Information Systems. At Art Sphere I work on categorizing, and editing the blogs. I think that art is a powerful tool to express yourself and I love being a part of an organization that encourages that in children. 

Claire Manigo-Bizzell
Claire Manigo-Bizzell

Design Manager

I am a junior in product design at Drexel University with a minor in Africana studies. I’m interested in social design, experiential marketing, and all kinds of art.  

 

Kaili Chen
Kaili Chen

Graphic Designer

I am a pre-junior at Drexel University, I am friendly, easy-going, but also super motivated and determined on delivering the best work. Majoring in Graphic Design and can speak both English and Chinese. 

 

Addison Devine
Addison Devine

Graphic Designer

I am a junior Graphic Design major at Drexel University with minors in Marketing and Fine Arts. I am volunteering at Artsphere and am excited to help out! 

 

 

Miguel Geniza

Music & Sound Designer

I am in my 2nd year out of a 5 year program majoring in Computer Science at Drexel University. My role at ASI is to create different sounds and music from ASI content, which is something I enjoy doing outside of Art Sphere, projecting feelings through sound.  

Molly Hildebrand

Graphic Designer

I am a sophomore Computer Science major at Drexel University. Here at ASI I create GIF animations for the website and social media.
Ginger Mellott
Ginger Mellott

Designer

Hello! I’m a sophomore at Drexel University majoring in Game Design and Production and I work on Art Sphere’s Design Team. I love drawing and illustration, and Im very excited to be a part of Art Sphere! 

 

Sophie Najjar

Teacher / Designer

I’m an artist and designer. At Art Sphere I am a teacher and work on the handouts which allow for me to explore different subject material and find ways to make that accessible to a younger audience.  

Blair
Nakamoto

Graphic Designer
I am an art college graduate and have had the pleasure of previously working with Art Sphere. I returned because I am able to help others unlock joys and strengths in themselves through creativity and ongoing motivation.  

Simone Shemshedini

Graphic Designer

I have a background in graphic design and illustration, as well as experience working with kids in an arts education setting. I assist with all things graphic design and layout design. I enjoy thinking critically about art, while also using it as a tool for social change.

Jay Wahla
Jaydeep Wahla

Designer

I’m a junior at Drexel University studying Game Art & Production! I enjoy drawing comics and illustrating and want to storyboard for an animated series somewhere in the future. I like to play the guitar, play video games, and watch movies in my free time. 

 

 

Jess
Soriano

Volunteer / Consultant
I am an outpatient therapist with a background in research. At ASI I developed a guide to help teachers emotionally support at risk youth. I love working with ASI because I strongly identify with their mission to support and empower youth.  

At ASI, we have a consistently rotating group of volunteers and staff.
Get to know a selection of our large staff ranging across the different teams of our organization!

Alexis
Tibbs

Web Designer
I am a sophomore at Drexel University majoring in Information Systems. At Art Sphere I am a part of the web team where I work on updating the website’s content to be more user friendly.  

Ana
Bim

IT Support
I am from Brazil and have been in the U.S for a year and a half, my background is in computer science. My role in Art Sphere is diverse (social media, IT), but I love that I am able to contribute to making someone’s life better which was something I have always longed to do.

Arielle
Vallet

Art Teacher
I am an alumni of Temple University with a degree in Film and Media Arts. I am a teacher at Art Sphere because I am able to pursue my passion of creating scripts and videos as well as interacting with the community.  

Ayana
Curtis

Art Teacher
I am a 3rd year Africology & African American Studies major with a minor in Sociology at Temple University. My role at ASI is as a teacher which I have prior experience in, one of my passions is teaching students the power of expression through writing.  

Blair
Nakamoto

Graphic Designer
I am an art college graduate and have had the pleasure of previously working with Art Sphere. I returned because I am able to help others unlock joys and strengths in themselves through creativity and ongoing motivation.  

Brandon
Cuevas

Animation Team
I am a sophomore at Drexel University majoring in Computer Science. At Art Sphere I work with both the animation team and am in charge of donations. I love that this job allows for me to create new connections as well as leadership and opportunities to learn new tasks.

Caleb
Metew

Web Designer
I am a sophomore at Drexel University majoring in Computing and Security Technology. At Art Sphere, I edit blog posts and fix broken links on the website. In my free time, I like to listen to music and play soccer. 

Christopher
Lee

Web Designer
I am a junior at Drexel University majoring in Computer Science. At Art Sphere, I work on web design. In my free time, I like to watch videos, listen to music, and play games. 

Emily
Davis

Web Designer
I’m a sophomore co-op student at Drexel University majoring in Computer Science, and I work on the Art Sphere website! In addition, I enjoy creating and listening to music, namely my favorite band, TWRP.

Eric
Meng

Web Developer
I am a junior at Drexel University majoring in CS. At Art Sphere I am a web developer. I have prior experiences in programming and am so happy to bring that to ASI.

Jared
Daniels

Video Editor
I am a sophomore at Drexel University majoring in Game Design and Production. At ASI I work as a video editor where I am able to do something so creative and passionate. I love that Art Sphere is able to bring together so many disciplines and perspectives.

JASMINE
OBEROI

Literacy Teacher
I am a sophomore at Drexel University majoring in Marketing, Business Analytics, and Business Economics. At Art Sphere, I am responsible to write literacy and philosophy lessons and make videos for children in elementary schools.

Jay
Chenh

Animator
I am a sophomore at Drexel University majoring in Computer Science. At Art Sphere I work on moving files from Google Drive to Microsoft 365 and organize accordingly. 

Jedidah
Groseclose

Art Teacher
I am a junior nursing student at Drexel University with minors in public health and health services administration. At ASI I write art curriculums for students ages 8-12 and instructional videos for our YouTube channel.  

Jennifer
Granato

Content Strategist
I am a SEO Content Manager at Publicis Health Media. At Art Sphere I assist with cross-platform content strategy and search engine optimization. I am inspired by the ASI mission to empower students and give back to the community.  

Jess
Soriano

Volunteer / Consultant
I am an outpatient therapist with a background in research. At ASI I developed a guide to help teachers emotionally support at risk youth. I love working with ASI because I strongly identify with their mission to support and empower youth.  

Jineva Byrne

IT Support

I joined Art Sphere to support the initiatives that have been affected by Covid-19. I have prior experience in Microsoft 365, Google Suite and a variety of other databases and CMS.  

Josh West

Technologist

I am one of the founding partners of Super Humane, where we work on building software to improve the human condition. I am thrilled to be able to leverage my talents to benefit Art Sphere remotely given that I live in Colorado Springs.  

Justin Poovathinkal

Web Designer

I am a sophomore at Drexel University studying Computer Science. At Art Sphere, I work on Microsoft 365. I enjoy listening to music and outdoor activities such as camping and I am also a Philadelphia sports fan. 

Kristen Rucker

Art Teacher

I am a teacher at Art Sphere. Art has always been a big part of my life given that I am an interior designer, I love that I am able to share the passion of art with the children that I teach.  

Kyle Kaempf

Writer & Marketing Support

I am a senior at Drexel University studying Sports Business with a concentration in Marketing and EntrepreneurshipI am at Art Sphere to not only help with the marketing efforts but to also make an impact on the community while applying and learning knowledge.

Laura Cho

Art Teacher

I am a junior at Wellesley College majoring in Chemistry. At Art Sphere I create instructional and learning videos for all kids of all ages to be inspired by important artists from history and to develop their own creative mindset.  

Lev Gawdiak

Animator

I am a sophomore at Drexel University majoring in information systems. I enjoy art, sports, and music. I am excited to be able to get real world experience and learn as much as I can.  

Likitha Uppala

Video Editor

I am a sophomore at Drexel University majoring in Information Systems. At Art Sphere I am a video editor and work on uploading video content, making TikToks and other social media content.

Lydia Cowles

Web Designer

I am a Sophomore at Drexel University majoring in Civil Engineering. At ASI, I help work on the website. I love listening to music, and in my spare time I enjoy playing RPGs (role playing games) and baking. 

Madeleine Smith

Teaching Artist

I am an alumni of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, which allows me to be a teacher at Art Sphere teaching art, mural and design. I use this as a tool for developing student’s problem solving skills and encourages them to be curious about new subjects.  

Mallika Kodavatiganti

Writer

I am a senior at Drexel University majoring in biology. I hope that I am able to pursue a career in medicine. At Art Sphere I work on editing blog posts and love that I am able to be a part of a team that values creativity. 

Mathew Cipriano

Video Editor

I am a junior at Drexel University majoring in Game Design and Production. At Art Sphere I work on editing the YouTube videos, because not only do I have prior knowledge in editing I am also able to learn additional art forms while doing so.  

Maura Mealy

Writer / Editor

I am a sophomore at Drexel University, currently majoring in Psychology! Here at Art Sphere I work on the blog. In my personal time I really enjoy painting and music, I can play three different instruments! (piano, saxophone, and ukulele) 

McKenna Mason

Designer

I am a sophomore at Drexel University majoring in Biomedical Engineering. At Art Sphere I design fun and educational handouts, I love that I am able to still explore creative design work which is unlike many of my classes.  

Miguel Geniza

Music & Sound Designer

I am in my 2nd year out of a 5 year program majoring in Computer Science at Drexel University. My role at ASI is to create different sounds and music from ASI content, which is something I enjoy doing outside of Art Sphere, projecting feelings through sound.  

Molly Hildebrand

Graphic Designer

I am a sophomore Computer Science major at Drexel University. Here at ASI I create GIF animations for the website and social media.
Noah Bowden

Video Team / Microsoft 365 Training

I am a sophomore at Drexel University majoring in Computing Security and Technology. At ASI I work with the video team to develop and distribute Microsoft 365 videos to the staff. This work allows for me to gain real world experience outside of the classroom and my major.  

Rupali Walunj

IT Support / Web Designer

I am a graduate from Pune University with a degree in Computer Science. I have prior experience with training from Google’s IT department and am happy to bring that knowledge to Art Sphere.  

Simone Shemshedini

Graphic Designer

I have a background in graphic design and illustration, as well as experience working with kids in an arts education setting. I assist with all things graphic design and layout design. I enjoy thinking critically about art, while also using it as a tool for social change.

Shaheeduz Zaman

Writer / Editor

I am a junior at Drexel University majoring in Management Information Systems. At Art Sphere I work on categorizing, and editing the blogs. I think that art is a powerful tool to express yourself and I love being a part of an organization that encourages that in children. 

Sophie Najjar

Teacher / Designer

I’m an artist and designer. At Art Sphere I am a teacher and work on the handouts which allow for me to explore different subject material and find ways to make that accessible to a younger audience.  

Syam Shukla

Web Designer

I am a sophomore at Drexel University majoring in Computer Science. At Art Sphere I work with the web design team to fix issues regarding user experience. I am also involved in moving organization files from Google Drive to Microsoft 365 and setting up team members on this new platform.  

Tahjanae Nichols

Teacher

I am currently a senior Psychology major at Temple University. The main three aspects of art I’m involved in are creative writing, painting, as well as drawing! I love colorful, expressive, abstract as well as realistic art.

Timo Stander

Virtual IT & Technical Support

I am from Cape Town South Africa, with a background in IT. I have prior experience in the Corporate Environment, since joining Art Sphere I have been able to offer my services to make a difference in the lives of students.