Creative Aging Teaching Roster

Monroe Area Council for the Arts (MACA)

Jan Lowry and Mia Sage Lowry-Beason have contracted with the Monroe Area Council for the Arts for the last four years. Jan Lowry has years of training in visual arts, line dance, and theatre arts. Her forty two years in public education have taught her the value of patience and persistence when working with any […]


The mission of AbleVoices is to amplify the voices of people with disabilities in all aspects of life through the powerful medium of photography, ultimately promoting self-expression, building relationships, and fostering more inclusive communities.

Daniel Arite

Daniel Arite is a multidisciplinary artist with over a decade of experience as a teaching artist.  His love of drawing expanded into explorations in mixed media, assemblage, collage, digital art, printmaking, and video.  He believes anyone can learn to draw and he takes great joy in showing the tools and techniques that artists use in […]

Scenic City Clay Arts

Scenic City Clay Arts is a 501(c)3 nonprofit ceramics studio with a mission of sharing access to all things clay through collaborative education in a community studio. They believe in an inclusive community where all people can consistently experience creative self-expression in clay. SCCA’s studio provides all the necessary materials, tools, and equipment for our […]

Annamaria Gundlach

Annamaria is a professional artist and arts integration specialist who has taught thousands of students, through TAC artist residency grants. She is an outreach artist for the Knoxville Museum of Art and has developed a Memory Care program for older participants. She has fun and easy activities that help participants master essential skills such as […]

Creative Aging Memphis

Creative Aging’s Senior Studio courses offer lifelong learning through the arts. Lead by talented teaching artists, these multi-session courses provide older adults with access to participatory art making opportunities. Creating enhances seniors’ sense of control, offers social engagement, and improves mental acuity and attitude. Creative Aging offers over 20 unique courses at locations throughout greater […]

Ashley Mintz

Ashley Mintz is a mixed media and collage artist and writer in Nashville, Tennessee. As a lover of words, she often exhibits song lyrics and prose pieces alongside her paintings, sometimes painting words directly into her paintings as a form of storytelling. She has exhibited her work and done poetry and music performances at different […]