Brianna Carroll, a mother of a three year old daughter, loves nothing more than a good cup of coffee, classic rock, and art of course! An award winning local artist, she is an avid advocate for creative wellness, and is passionate about making an impact on the world through art.
During her college years, she spent a summer in Paris, France conducting research on nonverbal communication (such as Art), the personalities of famous artists, and the psychological components of creating a great piece of art.
She truly understands that everyone is uniquely creative and how great it feels to make something of your own!
Katie currently attends Lee University in Cleveland, TN and is majoring in Art Education. She has been drawing, painting, and crafting since she can remember, and is passionate about sharing the joy of creating with others. Besides art, she loves theater, nature, and poetry.
In the future, Katie hopes to teach art all around the world, and write and illustrate books. She has a small furry dog named Pippin and a hedgehog named Rosie, both of whom she loves dearly.
Julie Bentley is a college student who loves her cat Quinton, gardening/plants, her friends, and art! She is attending the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and is majoring in Interior Architecture and Design. Julie has practiced art since she was able to hold a paintbrush and later studied art in college; she has also had her work displayed at the Hunter Museum and Lee University. Julie hopes to graduate college and continue her artistic journey through designing interiors and continuing to make art of her own!
Forrest is a student at Lee University studying Literature and Art. A lover of aesthetics from a young age, he wishes to use all forms of media to exhibit beauty through his perspective. This passion brought him to drawing, painting, and collage as well as a drive to teach and show others the joys of creating.
Forrest hopes to continue his pursuit of beauty through post-grad education and eventually teach painting at the collegiate level.
We are always looking for potential artist teachers that want to share their art with others. Please contact us if you are interested.
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