Kristen teaches a variety of two and three dimensional art. She has the most experience teaching book arts, digital and darkroom photography, and stop motion animation and claymation. She also teaches painting, mosaic, and collage. She has experience teaching students from ages six to 66, in mixed age classes, including learners with special needs, learning differences and emotional and behavioral challenges.
Kristen makes and teaches art in a broad range of media. She holds a BA in Studio Art and Psychology with a focus on child development from University of Vermont. She’s a licensed Art educator with highly qualified teacher status in the State of Vermont. As a teaching artist, Kristen splits her time between her home studio and the classroom. She teaches at Burlington City Arts and Davis Studio, and has also taught visual arts for four schools in the Franklin County Supervisory Union After school program.
Kristen’s own work focuses on intuitive mixed media painting and installation projects. She exhibits her work locally and regionally in both group and solo shows, and has been selected for several juried exhibits. Her work is also held in private collections. She has completed artist residencies at the Rensing Center in South Carolina and the Vermont Studio Center in Johnson, Vermont.