Norfolk-based artist Matt Harrison is new to the Arts for Learning roster this year, teaching a popular workshop called “Make Comics Now.” Matt comes from a teaching family—his parents are retired elementary school teachers and his wife is a middle school English teacher, and he says conversations about classroom theory and its practical applications have […]
Louise Dawkins has spent over 20 years teaching art at Norfolk Public Schools. In her professional art career, she is skilled in 14 visual art forms including, weaving, painting, collage and mixed media, to name just a few. When not inspiring students as a teaching artist for YAV she is an esteemed presenter at The Hermitage in Norfolk. Louise recently completed the pilot seasons of the YAV Military Child Initiative Residency at both Shelton Park and White Oaks elementary schools in Virginia Beach.