(517) 456-5145
115 W. Michigan Ave.

Clinton, MI 49236


Tue - Sat: 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sunday 10:00 am - 2:00 pm


The Clinton Arts Center Staff

Learn more about the Clinton Arts Center, the staff, board of directors, and much more.

Ruth Knoll


Ruth Knoll is a resident of Clinton, Michigan and the founder of the Clinton Arts Center.  Ruth has 30 years of experience working on large, collaborative, community-based projects. With a keen knowledge of technology, and an expertise in 501(c)3 start-ups, Ruth’s experience serves the Clinton Arts Center and the greater community through her passion for economic development throughout the village.


Tricia Crawford


Tricia Crawford has over 15 years of accounting experience in accounts payable, accounts receivable, budgeting, payroll and payroll taxes and is currently pursuing an accounting associates degree from Jackson College.  Tricia loves the employees and excitement that comes daily with the creativity at Clinton Arts Center.


Barry-Alan MacRae

IT Manager, Graphic Designer, & Web Designer / Developer

Barry-Alan MacRae is the lead IT Manager at the Clinton Arts Center. Barry-Alan graduated from the Art Institute of Pittsburgh with a Bachelors Degree in Computer Science.


Jane White

Ceramics Studio Manager

Jane White’s expertise is in ceramics education and studio management. She has worked and taught in a variety of studios for the past 30 years. She manages the day-to-day ceramics studio operations and facility management for the Clinton Arts Center. She has a BFA from Eastern Michigan University, and an MFA from Indiana University, Bloomington. She has taught at Central Michigan University, Eastern Michigan University, The Center for Creative Studies, The Ann Arbor Potters Guild, and Pewabic Pottery. She has management experience as the Ceramic Studio Lab Demonstrator at the University of Michigan and as the Kiln room Manager, Fabrication Director, and Adult Education Studio Manager at Pewabic Pottery.

Grant Recipient: Michigan Individual Artist Grant

“The Ceramics Studio at the Clinton Arts Center offers beginners to experienced potters a full-service experience with fast kiln turnaround and a vibrant ceramic community”

Kristine Haddox

Glass, Metals, & Kids Programming Manager

Kristine Haddox manages the Clinton Arts Center Glass and Metals Studios. Kristine is a metalsmith and sculptor, and a glass, ceramics, 2D, and textile artist.  She also loves languages and gardening. She has a BFA from the University of North Texas and an MFA from Texas A & M University-Commerce. She has taught at Texas Women’s University, Collin County Community College, Paris Junior College (all in Texas) and the Ann Arbor Art Center in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Kristine is an award-winning artist whose work can be seen in several private collections.

“If you can dream it, I can assist you in how to make it”