Julia Lipovsky has been with Visionaries + Voices since 2015. She has worked as a mentor in the Teaching Artist Program, Studio Coordinator in Northside and Tri-County, Education Coordinator, and now Visionarium Manager. In her personal practice, she enjoys drawing, printmaking, and making Cladies at her home studio in Camp Washington.
Marion Cosgrove Rauch has been Education Director at Visionaries + Voices since January of 2018, but volunteered at V+V for six years prior to that. She has a husband, two kids, and far too many pets to have much time for making art, but enjoys doing bleach paintings and Japanese brush calligraphy when she gets the chance.
Fun Fact: Marion has had a number of interesting jobs in interesting places over the years, but the weirdest one may well have been as a ski-lift operator for the US Army in Berchtesgaden, Germany.
Seana (SHAW-na) Higgins has been with Visionaries + Voices since 2017. In addition to working as an Educational Outreach Facilitator, she also teaches ceramics classes at Queen City Clay in Hyde Park. In her personal practice, she enjoys hand-building with clay, paper mache, drawing, puppet making, and dabbling in stop motion animation. Seana lives in Northside with her dog Burt.
Fun Fact: While growing up on the south side of Chicago, Seana was an Irish dancer and, later, an Irish dance instructor for 15 years.
Mersadi McClure is a Retail Associate at Visionarium. She is currently a student at the University of Cincinnati, where she studies sociology + urban studies. In her spare time, she likes to garden, explore Cincinnati, and make piñatas. Mersadi is Visionarium’s resident DJ and makes all of our playlists.
Fun Fact: She has a world famous chocolate chip cookie recipe.