Zandrea Diggs

Zandrea Diggs is an art educator in Sumner County. She attended Union University for Sculpture/Ceramics and University of Florida for a Masters in Art Education. Her teaching career began in college directing art camps and after school programs as well as working with the Dixon Gallery and Gardens in Memphis,

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Ron Hight

Lloyd Ronald (Ron) Hight grew up in San Diego California. He attended the University of California at San Diego and Art Center College in Los Angeles,majoring in illustration and graphic design. Over the years Lloyd has expanded his business services to include fine art, faux painting and murals for business and

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Barb Hegeman

Originally from Pittsburgh, Barb has a bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts from Indiana University of PA and the Art Institute of Pittsburgh. For 20 years, Barb had a career as a graphic designer and illustrator. During this time, she and her husband moved to Indianapolis, where Barb discovered Monart, a

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Peach McComb

Peach McComb is originally from Massachusetts and served in the Air Force for 26 years; after visiting many places she decided to make her permanent home in the South. Peach paints every day and works on different subjects to learn more about art and different media.  Peach works mainly in oil,

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Christina Haley

Christina Haley has been teaching and hosting educational workshops for the past 5 years. She is a new member of our Education staff, helping with marketing, special events and teaching our homeschool daytime class as well as summer camps.

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Mitch Turpin

Mitch was born and raised in East London. He specializes in both landscapes in oil on canvas & portraits in pencil. Mitch is recently moved from Frisco, Texas where he previously taught his oil painting classes. www.mitchturpinart.com  

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Cheryl Strichik

Cheryl Strichik

Cheryl Strichik is the Executive Director at Monthaven Arts and Cultural Center. She has been a resident of Hendersonville for over 25 years and is a veteran of the non profit fundraising sector having been the CEO of Educational Media Group for over 20 years. The firm raised money for over

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John Pitcher

John Pitcher

John Pitcher is board chairman and cheerleader-in-chief of the Monthaven Arts and Cultural Center. When he’s not admiring the terrific art inside Monthaven Mansion, you can find him playing piano, readings the works of William Faulkner and Gabriel García Márquez, eating insanely hot vindaloo, cheering for his hometown Washington Redskins,

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Dr. Lois Jordan - leadership board of directors

Dr. Lois Jordan

Dr. Lois Jordan is an educator, political leader, guest speaker for several local organizations and a child of The Living God.  Born and reared in a low social economic community; arrived at political gain, by being the first female in the city of Nashville to be elected. Also, being the

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Shiori Cartwright Sheldon

Shiori Cartwright Sheldon

Shiori Cartwright Sheldon holds a Bachelor’s Degree from Watkins College of Art, Design & Film and a Certificate in Commercial Art & Graphic Design from Crawford County Career Center. Before moving to Nashville, she taught at Cornerstone Baptist Church in Pennsylvania for 4 years. She has worked with kids her

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