Chaka Gordon

Chaka Gordon

Chaka Gordon is a North Carolina native with a passion for exploring art through the lens of her Cherokee, Comanche, German, and African heritages. She primarily plays with fiber arts and beading and is committed to learning about and recreating traditional methods...
Christina Ruiz

Christina Ruiz

My mission is to live and let live, love and let love. We are all here on this planet as expressions; it is up to us to leave an impression. Empowerment through the arts.
Yetta Williams

Yetta Williams

Yetta William has been teaching in Asheville for 14 years. She began her Asheville journey as a bus driver, YMCA counselor and at risk youth counselor.  Yetta’s love for teaching and the practice that she has used for the past 10 year is education through STEAM. Yetta...
Cynde Allen

Cynde Allen

Cynde is an educator whose licensure and passion centers on remediating and supporting at risk youth, teaching English Language learners, and incorporating art therapy in the educational setting. She has worked in the public schools and through direct care in this...
Marsha Almodovar

Marsha Almodovar

Marsha Almodovar is a Mother, Teacher, painter, entrepreneur and an activist. She Currently teaches Spanish  in a curriculum she has developed incorporating Waldorf and Montessori modalities in a fun interactive style. She is a mixed medium painter and uses her art to...