ZACC Instructors

Executive Director

Kia holds a B.A in English Literature and Creative Writing from the University of Montana.

Adult Education Program Director & Printshop Manager

Over the last eight years Patricia worked as an artist, art instructor and curator for local art venues.

YAAP Instructor

Karlene Kantner is entering her third year as The ZACC's Youth Art Director.


Jeremy Haas has over 8 years experience working in textile print shops. He started screen printing as a class project to teach yourself something you’ve always wanted to learn.

Operations Manager

A second generation born and raised Missoulian, Heather Shibahn Stockton spent most of her youth being encouraged to explore, learn, and create art in the mountains that surround her parents’ home.

Development Director

Kate is a playwright and performance artist born and raised in Western Montana.

ZACC Instructor

David Miles Lusk is an artist who was reared in western Montana. His work is informed and inspired by nature, science and mythology.

ZACC Instructor

Amber is a kooky and zany gal from Ohio who has a passion for facilitating creative and constructive expression amongst children and adults.

Education & AMP Director

Lukas Phelan is an artist, musician and educator who grew up in Montana.