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Meet Your Makers – The Gallery

In today’s Meet Your Makers – Mondays in March, we focus on the people who you will usually find up front in our gallery.  They answer your phone calls, greet you when you visit, and make sure that you have everything you need for a fun time here at Flame Run.


Name: Tiffany Ackerman

Hometown: Gainesville, FL

Astrological sign: Cancer

Favorite artist: Alex Senna

Medium/technique of choice: paint and stained glass

Position at Flame Run: Gallery Director/Business Manager

Years at Flame Run: 13

Flame Run nickname: Tiff

Favorite Flame Run exhibit: Mass (2014)










Name: Kendra Ray

Hometown: Louisville, KY

Astrological sign: Gemini

Favorite Artist: Gustav Klimt

Medium/technique of choice: glass etching

Position at Flame Run: Wing Man

Years at Flame Run: 1 1/2

Flame Run nickname: K-ray

Favorite Flame Run exhibit: glass(makers)



Name: Eric Niederstadt

Hometown: Port Huron, MI

Astrological sign: Capricorn

Favorite artist: “Weird Al” Yankovic

Medium/technique of choice: prose

Position at Flame Run: Head talker/lifter/reacher

Years at Flame Run: 9

Flame Run nickname: Honey, Hoss


Favorite Flame Run exhibit: Odd Couples (2017)



Name: Sam Adair

Hometown: Louisville, KY

Astrological sign: Scorpio

Favorite artist: Rodolfo Salgado, Jr.

Medium/technique of choice: oil paint

Position at Flame Run: gallery gopher

Years at Flame Run: 1 1/2

Flame Run nickname: Killer



Favorite Flame Run exhibit: Ann Klem (2017)









Name: Porkchop

Hometown: Louisville, KY

Astrological sign: Virgo

Favorite artist: Edward Hopper

Medium/technique of choice: fur sculpting

Position at Flame Run: unofficial mascot

Years at Flame Run: 5

Flame Run nickname: Speed bump, Porky

Favorite Flame Run exhibit: any and all that have food at the reception







Next week will be the last in the series, as we get to know the support staff that work behind the scenes at Flame Run.