Staff


Anthony SchallerDirectoranthony@schallergallery.com

Anthony has worked as a studio artist, professor, curator and gallery director. Currently, he's working on the plans for our new gallery building and studio; construction should start soon. Our new loacation will be about twelve miles to the south of our current location in the thriving Village of Baroda, Michigan. In a way it will be a family homecoming, the Schaller side of Anthony's family settled in Baroda in the 1940s and have been there ever since.

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Nikki GauthierAssistant Directornikki@schallergallery.com

Nikki’s arrival in the art world came later than many others. It all started when her dad gifted her with painting supplies and canvases one Christmas and encouraged her to complete a Bob Ross tutorial of all things. She’s still painting (although not like Bob Ross). Nikki also makes music in her band Dirty Sally. Her superpowers include organization and grammar. She’s not a potter (yet…) but we still like her! We’re pretty sure you will too.

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Ali SchrubbaVisual Coordinatorali@schallergallery.com

Ali's love for all things art started in elementary school and continued to grow due to inspiring teachers all the way through college. She has a degree in Graphic Design Technology from Southwestern Michigan College in Dowagiac, Michigan. In addition to Graphic Design, Ali loves painting and has a portrait/lifestyle photography business. Her free time is filled with video gaming and listening to Ska music. Once Covid has passed she'll get back to bowling and going to concerts.

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Alex TarantinoShipping & Gallery Associatealex@schallergallery.com

Alex has lived in the Southwest Michigan her whole life. She grew up in a creative house where her father was a pencil illustrator. She took multiple art classes in high school, including ceramics and photography. Alex continues her creative lifestyle with jewelry making, painting and photography. She loves being in nature and taking in all that life has to offer. She enjoys spending time with her dogs, collecting fossils and glass at the local beach, and taking care of her garden.

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Troy BungartGallery Assistanttroy@schallergallery.com

Troy has been associated with Schaller Gallery as a maker for many years. We're happy to also have him on staff as part of our immediate gallery family. In addition to his ceramic work, Troy creates finely crafted pottery tools and handmade paintbrushes. Troy has taught woodfire and brushmaking workshops across the US and in Bali. Find out more about Troy at TroyBungartStudios.com/blogs/Troys-noTEBook

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