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Meet Our Instructors

Michele Gunn

Michele Gunn

Michele has been teaching pottery to adults and children for 18 years. She taught for 15 years at the FIA and has been teaching for 3 years at the CCA. She learned her craft at the FIA and is known for the Santa's, elves and gnomes she creates

Elena Rae Guevara

Elena Rae Guevara

Elena has an Associates degree in fine arts, an accomplished portrait artist she has been teaching for 30 years.

Karen Aiello

Karen Aiello

Karen studied watercolor under Robert Long for 3 years. She has taught for 5 years to adults and 1 year at the Waterbrook Christian Academy. Karen has been teaching watercolor since 2013 at the CCA as well as teaching the 7 to 11 Year old class.

Nan Gray

Nan Gray

Nan received her Bachelor of Science degree in Art Education at East Carolina University with a Minor in Ceramics. After teaching in the public, private schools and raising 3 active boys she decided to start her lifelong dream of creating and selling work.

Sam Huff

Sam Huff

Sam has a teaching degree, and has been teaching art for 20 years, the last 6years in the Carmen Ainsworth School District.

Barb Lewis

Barb Lewis

Barb has been an artists for several years working In oils & acrylics. Photography has been her passion for several years, and wood burning intricate designs rounds out her talents. A year ago she discovered Paint Pouring and has been refining her technique ever since.

Scott Tucker

Scott Tucker

Scott graduated college with a degree in photography and worked as a professional for 20 years. His photography has received several awards. Work in stained glass has been under the tutelage of Chuck Lowell for the past 6 yrs.

Roger McCarron

Roger McCarron

Roger has been studying Stained Glass under Chuck Lowell for 10 years and will be offering classes and workshops.

Matt Kelley

Matt Kelley

Matt has been woodcarving for over 20 years. He is the owner/publisher of Woodcarver Online Magazine at carverscompanion.com. He is the Vice-President of the Affiliated Woodcarvers Congress, an international organization