Creative Aging Teaching Roster


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.

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 […]

Jonathan Blanchard

Bass Vocalist, Jonathan Blanchard is a touring & recording artist from Memphis TN.  As a teaching artist, he provides a variety of programs, bringing history to life through music.  Usually accompanied by a full band, Blanchard has shared his unique, arts integration, approach with groups of all ages, live and virtually. Jonathan has proven to […]

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 […]

Sherry Johnson

Sherry has been teaching in Middle TN for 8 years. What started out as a love for performing arts has grown into a love to see the spark ignited in others’ eyes as they find what they are passionate about. She has spent the last 5 years as founder and director of a school for […]

Susan Elizabeth Jones

Susan Elizabeth Jones was raised in Franklin, Tennessee, and currently resides in a historic Craftsman cottage in Columbia. Her colorful and charming paintings focus on nostalgic subjects inspired by her home, history, travels, and childhood memories of her grandmother’s house. She is a long-time member of the Chestnut Group of Plein Air Painters fundraising for […]

Judy Klich

Judy Klich’ s approach to teaching is to start a dialogue get to know a little about each student, introduce materials and techniques, and encourage them to think creatively.  Having students share their early ideas with each other builds community and friendships.  Judy wants her students to be adventurous, have fun, and share at the […]