Meet Kristin!

Kristin is a graduate of the University of Arizona with a MFA in painting. She completed a teaching certificate program at the University of Phoenix and received her BFA in painting from Tyler School of Art. She has extensive experience working with diverse cultural and ethnic populations and constructing curricula around a variety of mediums. These include: Painting, sculpture, printmaking, drawing, murals, and photography. Kristin brings well-respected art education experiences to after school programs and public school classrooms, working in close coordination with teachers and administration at schools and community sites and with professional artists. She develops multi-disciplinary art based programs that support circular goals and promote self-esteem in youth. As ASI’s Executive Director, Kristin is responsible for designing and managing the programs and for recruiting, training and supporting the participating teaching artists. In addition as an artist herself she participates in exhibitions and teaches art exchanges, conflict resolution classes and mural projects at various program sites. Her main focus during the coming year will be to build and streamline ASI’s info-structure, and further diversify its programs. Kristin intends to use her personal experience to inform ASI circular offerings and reach out to new communities by developing new partnerships with business, government, and community leaders.


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