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 […]

Marta Beatriz

Marta Beatriz is a contemporary artist/poetry writer/singer/songwriter who lives in Memphis, TN since 2013. She is an addition to Healing Arts Project Inc. and volunteers as an independent art instructor. She is certified as a Peer Recovery Specialist and Therapeutic Art Coach and uses healing arts as a tool to help people cope with the […]

Matthew Bridges

Matt continues to offer his unique, hands-on and interactive music programs for seniors across Tennessee, including programs with Music for Seniors and Southland Creatives. Focusing on the universal concept of natural rhythms in our everyday lives, Matt leads participants in a variety of percussion/ music-based activities. He has facilitated over 600 of these programs since […]

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 […]

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 […]