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 […]

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 […]

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 […]