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, […]

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 […]

Nashville Shakespeare Festival

The Nashville Shakespeare Festival’s mission is to educate and entertain the Mid-South community through professional Shakespearean experiences.  NSF Teaching Artists’ approach in the classroom aims to identify the essential humanity […]

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 […]

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 […]

Sarah Nowlin

Sarah has over 10 years of experience teaching visual art workshops and courses to all ages and community groups.  She inspires creativity and encourages students of all skill levels while […]

Knoxville Symphony Orchestra

The mission of the Knoxville Symphony Orchestra (KSO) is to support an orchestra for the people of East Tennessee by upholding the highest standards in musical performances and educational programs. […]

Elizabeth Sanford

Elizabeth Sanford is a Nashville native who grew up exploring the neighborhood woods; now she creates visual fairy tales inspired by woodland walks and childhood memories. In addition to a long […]

Nichole Schappert

My experience as a Teaching Artist encompasses a broad range of pedagogy, tailored for various ages. I have held workshops with Middle and High School learners and currently instruct University […]

Thandiwe Shiphrah

Thandiwe Shiphrah is a multidisciplinary teaching artist who writes for print, performance, and electronic media. She is a recipient of the TN Arts Commission Individual Artist Fellowship in Literature and […]