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 […]

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 […]

Jules Corriere

Jules Corriere is a playwright, screenwriter, and radio show writer specializing in Community Performance, a genre utilizing a community’s oral stories in performance as a way to promote greater understanding and develop relationships between people from diverse backgrounds. Over forty of her plays have been produced in the United States, England, Scotland, and Brazil. She […]

Cristy Dunn

Cristy Dunn is a teaching artist and director of Johnson County Center for the Arts. Among other artforms, she teaches landscape painting and portrait drawing and painting. She also leads mural painting workshops. Cristy delights in guiding people as they discover hidden talents and find their creativity. Her students often take great pride in creating […]

Connye Florance

Connye Florance –  is an award-winning vocalist and actress whose career credits include honors as  Jazz Discovery’s “Jazz Vocalist Of The Year “; Nashville Grammy Nomination for Album of The Year, (Turn My Heart) and live performances across the country. She is a published songwriter, has released two studio albums and two live releases and […]

Cynthia C. Harris

Cynthia C Harris, MPH is a writer, healing artist, conjure woman, and proud Southerner.  Ms. Harris has been committed to the empowerment of women and girls through art, education, and research over the past 18 years. Her original works: Phrases of Womanhood, Why Won’t She Leave?, and How to Catch a Flying Woman, explore issues […]

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 […]

Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum

The Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum exists to preserve, celebrate, and share the important cultural asset that is country music. Launched in 1967 on Nashville’s Music Row, the museum opened its current downtown location in 2001, and in 2014, unveiled a $100 million expansion. The museum now includes 350,000 square feet of dynamic […]

Cazateatro Bilingual Theatre

Cazateatro became a 501c3 in August 2014. It was founded with the mission of spreading and sharing the Hispanic culture through performing arts to create a uniting bridge for our diverse community, emphasizing the importance of being bilingual and showing the richness of our diverse community. We also seek to introduce the greater Memphis community […]