Meet our 2019 Fall Teaching Artists

 

Stephen Armstrong is a graduate of West Georgia Technical College with a primary focus on portrait and cinematic photography. Having attended Shutterfest and Professional Photographers of America Conference just recently, Stephen is ready to share his love with others and help them capture unforgettable moments with the touch of a button.

 

 

 

 

Julie Tucker—Demps is a professional impressionist for over 25 years and native of New Orleans. Her work has been featured in the Academy of Fine Art in New Orleans, local libraries, and festivals. She has been nominated two years in a row by The New Orleans Art Show and National Art Show. She is also a strong advocate for arts in the schools and has taught master workshops to elementary and middle school students.

 

 

 

 

 

Gloria Day is an educator and children’s book author. She has a B.A. in Creative Writing with a minor in Interior Design which helped launch her professional artistic career.  Her visual art pieces have been featured in showcases and exhibits in major cities including the Stonewall 50 Exhibit.

Joseph Falligan is an expert and professional drawing artist as well as a medical and comic book illustrator.  His work has been featured in medical textbooks, journals, and medical-legal cases.  He also illustrates for comic books, video games, and animations.  He has studied at the New York School of Visual Arts and Jersey City State University with a focus on medical and biological illustration.

 

 

 

 

Latisha Johnson attended Johnson and Wales Culinary School and has had a love for baking since she was a little girl watching her grandmother.  She currently has her own baking business entitled Cupcakes By D’signz.  She has over 20 years of baking experience and is eager to bring her decorating skills to the CAC this quarter.

 

 

 

 

Ilja Moston has over 30 years of professional experience in various areas of music. Mr. Moston has played on cruises, hotel piano bars as well as Churchill Ground Jazz Cafe and Sam-buca Jazz Cafe. He has recorded and released two original CD’s. He specializes in piano (one man band) and is looking forward to bringing his skills and expertise to the CAC this new quarter.

 

 

 

 

Kirsten Lee has been in the photography business for over 8 years.  She holds a studio art and psychology degree from St. Louis University.  She is a proud member of the Professional Photographers Association and has had her work featured on The Huffington Post.  She enjoys teaching the fundamental art skills that come with being a good photographer.

 

 

 

 

Cristhtian Perez-Molina is a graduate of the University of West Georgia.  He is a passionate interdisciplinary creative with over 8 years of experience in graphic design and photography principles.  He is also the owner and operator of Designs by Molina.  Cristhtian enjoys creating whether it is behind the computer, camera or by using his hands.

 

 

 

 

Ashley Ware has an extensive background in printmaking, floral design, jewelry techniques and decoupage.  She has taught art classes in several art mediums.  She has also spent several years bringing her art expertise to various arts and crafts stores in Metro Atlanta. She is passionate about teaching others the beauty of art and what it can say about you.

 

 

 

 

Keith Wilson earned his degree in landscape design and fine arts from Atlanta College of Art.  He also operates Lamdan Designs, an artistic services company that creates custom art products.  He has studied art and design at The University of Illinois, Chicago campus with emphasis on figurative drawing.  Mr. Wilson’s work has been exhibited locally and has won awards in several portrait drawing contests.

Want to Teach an Arts Class?

Artists or craftspeople interested in teaching a class or workshop are encouraged to Contact Us. We are interested in one-session workshops, short-term classes, and semester-long classes. We are interested in theater, dance, literary, musical, visual art and craft disciplines.  Contact our Program Coordinator at: Brittany.Gilbert@artsdouglas.org for additional questions.