Program Director, Continuing Education
Caitlin Perkins came to UArts from Fleisher Art Memorial, where she served as the Manager of Adult Programs at for three years. During her tenure at Fleisher, she managed a faculty of 55 teaching artists and oversaw the classes and workshops for more than 900 adults each term.
Prior to Fleisher, Caitlin managed Philagrafika’s international artist residency projects and partnerships with exhibition and historical sites across Philadelphia. Caitlin was the Project Manager for Philagrafika, overseeing public art projects and she worked with the Artistic Director and a curatorial team to produce Philagrafika 2010:The Graphic Unconscious, a citywide festival celebrating print in contemporary art with over 90 partner sites. In addition, she served on the Philadelphia committee to host the Southern Graphics Council (SGC) Conference in 2010. She was an artist member of the Space 1026 collective and a co-founder of the Philadelphia Center for the Book. In her artistic practice, which includes prints, books and installation, she foregrounds the use of historical materials. She received her BFA, magna cum laude from the University of New Mexico and her MFA from the Book Arts/Printmaking Program at The University of the Arts.
Program Assistant, Continuing Education
Melanie Pulley received a BFA in Painting and Drawing with a concentration in Art Therapy at the University of the Arts. She began working with Pre-College Programs while still an undergraduate student and became Administrative Assistant for the Division of Continuing Studies in 2009. She has also served as a Teaching Assistant for both the Pre-College Saturday School and Summer Institute. Pulley is a gallery-exhibiting artist in Philadelphia and along the east coast.