Our Teaching Artists
The wonderful world of art starts with our outstanding Teaching Artists, many award winning and some nationally recognized in their specialized field. We are an art collective with a community of artists, many running his/her own classes. This allows our teaching artists to grow in their field and continue to work in the art community. Please contact the artists directly for class information and to sign-up.
Iwona teaches several children Drawing and Painting classes and Homeschool class during the week.Iwona Staszewski Ivona graduated from a Teacher's College in Poland, Europe.
Wendolin is an award winning photographer and craftsman with a passion for sharing her knowledge and experience.
Jennifer is an active member of SPARC (St Peters Artist Run Community), serves on the 2018 McKinney Artist’s Studio Tour planning committee, and is an active volunteer potter with McKinney Empty Bowls.Jennifer Burke discovered her passion for clay over ten years ago when she took a pottery class at the Art House.
Drawing & Painting with Cate is an academic art class that equips students with skills and techniques to create all types of drawing and painting and to find their individual expressive style.
Nidhi taught in public school for many years before following my passion to teach art to children. Her events and classes focus on using one’s imagination and bringing the inner artist out.
Jennifer Hale is a life-long learner and insatiable maker. The seed for pottery was planted many years ago in a college pottery class, but she didn’t return to it until taking a class with her daughter at the McKinney Art House. Now she is doubly blessed in having the opportunity to share what she loves with others so they, too, can enjoy creating with clay.
After over 10 years of studying, both here at the McKinney Art House and with other instructors, Mary wanted to share what she has known and decided it was time to jump into teaching. She teaches weekly classes, private lessons and also hosts fun one time pottery experience classes on Saturdays.
Celeste Teaches private Pottery lessons in her studio at Mckinney Art House and offers a variety of classes from the ages of 8-adult.Celeste has had a desire for teaching since she was a little girl. Raising 4 special needs children took a lot of her time. Now she is able to combine her love of pottery with the desire to show others all about this wonderful art.
Bob Trupin is a Sculptor, an art educator, Athletic Director, and all around lover of creative expression through a variety of artistic mediums.
Alex presents her refined pottery forms with precision in thrown details, lids, and shapes. Today, Alex runs her ceramics business, All Fired Up, teaches at the McKinney Art House, and sells at the local Farmer’s Market, LAST Art Gallery, and Mila Delfin.
Reneeis a prize winning local watercolorist and art instructor. She loves the medium is happiest with a loaded brush in hand.she has always been drawn to the luminescence and freshness of works in this medium.
Lynne Hubner has MFA Printmaking University of North Texas. She os President of the North Texas Printmakers Guild, Instructor at Ghost Ranch Abiquiu NM, Member of the Women Printmakers of Austin and the Baren Forum an organization of International relief printmaking artists
She is an art educator, ceramic artist, and loves to share her passion and get others excited about creating art.
Noriko is a Colored Pencil Class instructor and internationally recognized award-winning artist whose art and tutorials have been featured in leading art publications.
Olivia has been drawing since the age she could hold a pencil. This passion has continued for her through the ages to where she is now. Olivia is currently a college student who is working towards a career to be an artist in entertainment which includes the video game and animation industry.