Jessica Lewis Art Teacher

Jessica Lewis

Jessica Lewis has been a professional artist for over 20 years with a focus on oil painting. She is especially known for her enchanting portraits of children and out-of-the-box thinking when approaching art. From commissioned portraits to plein air landscapes to largescale mural installations, her work is thoughtful while inspiring

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Shawn-Philip-Cornelius Teacher at Monthaven

Shawn Cornelius

Shawn Cornelius is originally from Chattanooga, Tennessee where he graduated from the Center for Creative Arts and then completed his bachelor’s in Theatre at Middle Tennessee State University. His training is in live performance, improv, character development and storytelling with performances in Chicago, New York City, Northern Ireland, and the

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Shahnaz Lighari

Shahnaz Lighari

Shahnaz Lighari was born in Connecticut and raised in Kingston Springs, TN. She studied Fine Art at Watkins College of Art & Design with a special focus on art history and the history of cinema. As a visual artist, she is inspired by the natural world. Her work in painting

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Priscilla Eichler Art Teacher Monthaven

Priscilla Eicher

Priscilla Eicher is an artist/art educator from Nashville, Tennessee. She began drawing before entering elementary school, painting a few years later. She has a B.A. in Fine Arts and a master’s in special education, both from Vanderbilt University. Priscilla also earned her doctorate in developmental psychology and taught special needs

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Cara Dunning Illustrator

Cara Dunning

Cara Dunning is a professional Illustrator and 2D animator who recently moved her base from Chicago, IL to the Nashville area. She attended the University of South Florida for Fine Art and worked as a caricature artist at Walt Disney World for 13 years before moving on to the big

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Cindy-Birdsong

Cindy Birdsong

Cindy Birdsong is an artist/art educator from Nashville, Tennessee.  She received her education in Studio Art from Vanderbilt University (Peabody College) and her Master’s degree from Belmont University in Art Education.  In addition to her work as a consultant with Crayola and Pearson Education, she holds a Professional license in

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Wendy Navarro - CEO Navarro Creative Group

Wendy Navarro

Wendy Navarro is the Founder and CEO of NAVARRO CREATIVE GROUP, a marketing agency that helps businesses across a variety of market sectors to build their digital presence by providing website design, social media marketing, and consulting services. Wendy has been a small business owner since 2006 and is especially

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Zandrea-Diggs

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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Barb-Hegeman

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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