Azyz Sharafy is known for creating conceptual artworks based on spirituality and socio-political ideas exploring new media, materials, software, hardware and technology. a Professor of Studio/Electronic Arts and Graphic Design at Washburn University. He teaches Drawing, 2 & 3 Dimensional Design, Graphic Design, Electronic Arts, Video Editing, 2 & 3 Dimensional Animation, Digital Painting, Video Game Design, Special Effects, 3D Printing and Social Media, and is the founding member of Visual Artists of Topeka. The NOTO Arts Center is open Thur. & Fri. from 11-5, Saturdays 11-3, 1st & 3rd Fridays till 7 or later.