Creative Aging Teaching Roster

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 […]

Tim Oliphant

Tim Oliphant, aka Mr. Ollie, has been a professional cartoonist/humorous illustrator since 1983. His work has appeared in local, national, and international publications.  He’s been a teaching artist since 1987 working in schools, libraries, museums, community centers, and more with all ages and social and economic areas. His residences and workshops have expanded to all […]

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 her poems have been published online, in print journals and anthologies, and through public transit projects in two cities. For more than 25 years, Thandiwe […]

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 […]

Timothy Wiegenstein

Timothy Wiegenstein is an artist and educator.  Wiegenstein believes his artistic roots stem from his rural beginnings, working with children and adults in various capacities.  As a Teaching Artist for the Tennessee Arts Commission, Wiegenstein is helping Adult learners connect to their own creative roots and interests. Wiegenstein primarily works in watercolor, collage and Artist […]