Michele Kishita
Academic Advisor
Adjunct Assistant
MFA, The University of the Arts
BFA, The University of the Arts

In addition to being an adjunct assistant professor and writing specialist in the Liberal Arts Division at the University of the Arts, Michele Kishita is also an academic counselor in Student Affairs and has worked extensively with students since 1997. She has taught a diverse population ranging from elementary-level to adults, including two years teaching in Japan.

Upon returning to the U.S., Michele worked as associate specialist of Japanese prints at Samuel T. Freeman & Co., where she identified, translated, catalogued and appraised Japanese prints, ukiyo-e to sôsaku hanga before going out on her own to do consulting for auction houses and galleries. Michele is a painter who has exhibited throughout Philadelphia and internationally in the United Arab Emirates. She also collects textiles, especially antique pieces from Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan, and weavings from the Chinchero and Patabamba pueblos in the Cusco region of Peru.

Class Schedule, Fall 2015

M,TH04:00PM - 06:50PMFundamentals of Composition I
F10:00AM - 02:20PMCollab: Suprntrl in Asian Art
F10:00AM - 02:20PMCollab: Suprntrl in Asian Art

Contact Info

Office: 1500 Pine Street 102B
Tel: 215-717-6821
Fax: 215-875-8584