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National Teaching Artist Appreciation Week

In 2012 The Association of Teaching Artists declared the third week in May as National Teaching Artists Appreciation Week.  Teaching Artists are important and integral parts of quality education and vibrant communities, and the third week in May ATA officially celebrates their many contributions to making life better for so many children and adults.

 

National Teaching Artists Appreciation Week 2018
In Memoriam

 

Thank You New York State Teaching Artists, National Teaching Artists Appreciation Week 2017

Thank you New York State Teaching Artists! Your art and teaching are vital to education and our communities in New York State. ATA declared Teaching Artists Appreciation Week in 2012 to celebrate the many, many contributions of Teaching Artists. In 2017 we celebrate Teaching Artists in NYS.

Holly Adams, Ithaca
http://shearwaterproductions.com/performances/voice-over/

Angela Arrey-Wastavino, East Syracuse
http://onondagaartguild.blogspot.com/2013/11/featured-artist-angela-arrey-wastavino.html

Vicki Behm, NYC
http://www.armoryonpark.org/education/teaching_artists

Kate Bell, Brooklyn
http://www.katebell.info/p/bio.html

Marna Bell, Syracuse
http://www.marnabell.com/

Philip Berezney, NYC
http://marquisstudios.org/about-us-teaching-artists

Tony Blackman, NYC
http://www.toniblackmanpresents.com/

Sally Bliumis-Dunn, Westchester
https://artswestchester.org/profile/sbliumisdunn/

Stacy Bone-Gleason, NYC
http://www.staceybonegleason.com/teaching-artist

Flor Bromley, Westchester
http://www.florbromley.com/

Joseph Bruchac, Greenfield Center
http://josephbruchac.com/

Jared Campbell, Binghamton
http://jaredcampbell.com/

Ted Canning, Piffard
http://panlocosteelband.com/

Sarah Elizabeth Charles, NYC
https://www.carnegiehall.org

Ron Chironna, NYC
http://communitywordproject.org/who-we-are/bio/teaching-artists/ron-chironna,81/

Jeffrey Cobelli, Peekskill
http://www.itisgoodforyou.com/#top

Melanie Closs, NYC
http://www.theothersidenyc.org/

D. Colin, Tory
https://www.dcolin.com/about-d-colin

Melani De Guzman, NYC
https://www.melanideguzman.com/

Melissa Firli, Albany
http://www.melissafirlit.com/

Bonnie Gale, Norwich
http://www.bonniegale.com/

Nicole Gentile, Albany
http://www.youthfx.org/our-crew/

Francis Hare, Rochester
http://www.yarochester.org/guide/artist.php?id=57

Vanessa Johnson, Syracuse
http://artragegallery.org/unwrapping-vanessa-fiber-memory-art-by-vanessa-johnson

Robin Lee Jordan, Buffalo
http://www.justbuffalo.org/writing-center-and-youth-writing-workshops/our-teaching-artists/robin-lee-jordan/

Julie Kabat, Hudson Valley
http://www.theactingcenter.com/kabat.html

Sergio Klafke, Brooklyn
http://www.katebell.info/search/label/I%20Interview%20Teaching%20Artists

Dona Elena Hatcher, Westchester
http://www.takeflighttalentworks.com/

Lu Highsmith, Rochester
http://www.lucreations.net/index01.html

Glenn McClure, Geneseo
https://artforbrains.com/

Sara McKenna, Buffalo
http://www.cepagallery.org/about-cepa/teaching-artists-of-cepa/sara-mckenna/

Victoria Perez, Buffalo
https://raicestheatrecompany.com/

Susan PetchEam, NYC
http://www.stellaadler.com/profiles/suzy-petcheam/

Alice Proujzansky, NYC
http://aperture.org/youth-programs/teaching-artists/

Delores Jackson Radney, Rochester
http://www.yarochester.org/guide/artist.php?id=2152

Annette Ramos, Rochester
https://www.mixcloud.com/discover/annette-ramos/

Sherry Robbins, Buffalo
http://www.justbuffalo.org/…/our-teaching-a…/sherry-robbins/

Bertha Rogers, Treadwell
http://brighthillpress.org/

Erica Rooney, NYC
http://www.urbanarts.org/profile/erica-rooney/

Gary Earl Ross, Buffalo
http://www.angelfire.com/journal/garyearlross/

Sarah Rutherford, Rochester
http://sarahcrutherford.com/

Gretchen Murray Sepik, Albion
http://gretchensepik.com/index.html

Guy Thorne, Rochester
http://www.futurpointe.org/

Shelley Graham Turner, Rome
http://craftartedu.com/instructors/index/view/id/164/

Gaetano Vaccaro, Albany
http://www.katebell.info/2015/11/i-interview-teaching-artists-3-gaetano.html

Amy Ludwig VanDerwater, Holland
http://www.amyludwigvanderwater.com/ABOUT.html

Lana Yu, Westchester
http://www.lanayu.net/theart/series/publicart/index.html

Gillian Wiggin, Hudson Valley
https://www.gillianwiggin.com/

Melanie Zimmer, Vernon
http://www.thepuppets.com/

Annemarie Zwack, Spencer
http://zwackart.com/home/

 

Thank You Teaching Artists, National Teaching Artists Appreciation Week 2016

 

Korbi Adams, Tempe, Arizona

Jin Kyu Ahn, Caifornia

Meg Robinson-Albers, Buffalo, New York

Pamella Allen, Brooklyn, New York

Manuela Arciniegas, NYC

Ian Bannon, Portland, Maine

Erin Barnett, Chicago, Illinois

Kelly Barnhill, St. Paul, Minnesota

Andrea Belser, Ohio

Haifa Bint-Kadi, Yonkers, New York

Augusto Bordelois, Cleveland, Ohio

Robin Brooks, Topsham, Maine

Shawntai Brown, Detroit, Michigan

Michelle Cardulla, Rochester, New York

Kirah J. Caminos, Bay Area, California

Helen T. Clark, Ithaca New York

Beverly Comer, Columbus Ohio!

Maliwan Diemer, Chicago, Illinois

Sarah Ruth Diener, Deluth, Minnesota

Humberto Chavez, Brooklyn, NMew Uprl

Carlos Contreras, Albuqerque, New Mexico

Arti Dixson, Connecticut

Gayle Danley, Maryland

Rachel Evans, NYC

Rich Falco, Westchester County, New York

Gin Ferrara, Burlington, Vermont

Lucy Rose Fischer, St. Paul, Minnesota

Donna Folan, Massachusetts

Andrea Frasier, NYC

Kent Gay, Washington, D.C.

Victoria Guzman, NYC

Tova Halpern, New Jersey

Catherine Hanna, San Diego, California

Francis Hare, Rochester, New York

Bob Hernandez, Santa Clarita, California

Ignacio Hernandez, Washington, D.C.

Raul Herrera, Alhambra, California

Hawley Hussey, NYC

Anton Jones, Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minnesota

Kim Shipp Kohli, San Francisco

Daveed Korup, Baltimore, Maryland

Melissa Kate, Buffalo, New York

Victoria Kroll, Florida

Candice Latimer, Chicago, Illinois

Jeanne Lindsay, Rochester, New York

WT McRea, NYC

Angela Messina, Westchester County, NY

Denise Miller, Kalamazoo, Michigan

Maia Morgan, New Jersey

Mansa Mussa, New Jersey

Craig Norton, Connecticut

Alice Ogden, New Hampshire

Yanina Orellana, Los Angeles

Emma Parker, Cleveland, Ohio

Susan PetchEam, NYC

Sarah Petersiel, Brooklyn, New York

Michael R. Piazza, NYC

Yako Prodis, Brooklyn, New York

Judy Richardson, Brooklyn, New York

Kendra Ross, NYC

Lorena Santana, San Diego, California

Danny Simmons, NYC

Ted Sodd, NYC

Heidi Stallings, NYC

Kelly Doremus Stuart, New Hampshire

Warith Tara, San Francisco, California

Khaleshia Thorpe-Price, Maryland

Sayda Trujillo, Los Angeles, California

Curt L. Tofteland, Kentucky

Cathy Clasper-Torch, Rhode Island

Dennis G. Waring, Vermont

Canae Weiss, Minnesota

Spica Wobbe, NYC

Michael Zinkowski, Oregon

 

 

 

 

 

Thank You Teaching Artists, National Teaching Artists Appreciation Week 2015

 

Hakeem Bellamy, Albuquerque, New Mexico

Katrina Bryd, Jackson, Mississippi

Joey Clark, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Maddy Clifford, San Francisco

Tommy Demenkoff, New York City

Shawn Dunwoody, Rochester, New York

George Eberhardt, Grand Rapids, Michigan

William Estrada, Chicago, Illinois

Gary Glazner, Brooklyn, New York

Tova Bomzer Halpern, New Jersey

Cherice Harrison-Nelson, New Orleans, Louisiana

Rachael Holmes, New York City

Melli Hoppe, Michigan City Indiana

Melissa Kate, Buffalo, New York

Meida Teresa McNeal, Chicago, Illinois

WT McRae, New York City

Annie Meek Montgomery, New York City

Sarah Nagy, Portland, Oregon

Carol Ponder, Nashville, Tennessee

Annette Ramos, Rochester, New York

Radhika Rao, San Francisco, California

Tim Robbins, Culver City California

Jade Robertson, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Bertha Rogers, Treadwell, New York

Malke Rosenfeld, Bloomington, Indiana

Gordon Sasaki, New York City

Albert Songalia, San Diego, California

Ameen Storm, Falls Village. Connecticut

Alisha Wormsley, Pittsburg, Pennsylvania

Michael Wright, Los Angeles, California

 

 

 

 

Thank You Teaching Artists, National Teaching Artists Appreciation Week 2014

 

 

Vicki Angel

Liz Barton

Elizabeth Brooks

Tony �Bee� Brooks

Ted Canning

Jaehn Clare

Maddy Clifford

Miguel Del Real

Manuel Cuchilla

Jack Dalton

Judy Dworin

Richard Escalente

Maggie Estes

William Estrada

Melissa Friedman

Bianca Garcia

Leslie K. Gray

Virginia Grise

H2O Milwaukee

Nancy Grace Horton

Roseli Llano

Lauren Hobson-Ahmed

Gretta Johnson

Rhodessa Jones

Lauren Jost

Chelsea Manifold

Aja Monet

Alan Nunez

Beth Peterson

Jim Pugliese

Erica Reboller

Michael B. Schwartz

Erica Rooney

Storyteller Moon

Derrick Spiva

Darren and Heather Stevenson

Jean Taylor

Martin Urbach

Nancy Volante

Michael Wall

Thomas Warfield

Arthur T. Wilson

Sune Woods

 

 

 

Thank You Teaching Artists, National Teaching Artists Appreciation Week 2013

Holly Adams

Lauren Atkinson

Neelanjana Banerjee

Becca Barniskis

Jonas Bason

Quaja Bell

Haifa Bint-Kadi

Annette Daniels Taylor

Emily Ellison

Kali Ferguson

Sandra Garcia Rivera

Leslie Gray

Peggy Hasegawa

Sigrid Hice

Albert Iturregui-Elias

Lynn Johnson

Rhodessa Jones

Lauren Jost

Melissa Kate

Joy Lamberton-Arcolano

Amanda Leigh Lichtenstein

Cecil McDonald

Myron Michael

Stuart Nager

Karla Nweje

Annette Ramos

Bertha Rogers

Gordon Sasaki

Marcus Shelby

Tremain Smith

Brenda Smoak

Nadia Thomas-Schmitt

Darren and Heather Stevenson

 



Thank You Teaching Artists, National Teaching Artists
Appreciation Week 2012

 

Holly Adams (Ithaca, New York)

Jane Addams (Chicago)

Jerome Aparis (Seattle)

Daemond Arrindell (Seattle)

Roberto Ascalon (Seattle)

Alvaro Asturias (Los Angeles)

Laurie Atkinson (Seattle)

Haifa Bint-Kadi (Yonkers, New York)

Thomas Cabaniss (New York, New York)

Ryan Conarro (Alaska)

Waldo Chavez (New York, New York)

Michael Courtney (Philadelphia)

Madeline Dahm (Los Angeles)

Hilary Easton (New York, New York)

Aminisha Ferdinand (New Orleans)

Kate Fauvell (Brooklyn, New York)

Geoff Garza (Seattle)

Gary Glazner (Brooklyn, New York)

Andrew Grueschow (Los Angeles)

Ward Hartenstein (Rochester, New York)

Grady Hillman (Texas)

Jessica Hudson (Chicago)

Hawley Hussey (Brooklyn, New York)

Denise Iketani (Los Angeles)

Nick Jaffe (Chicago, Illinois)

Karen Lee Lewis (Buffalo, New York)

Richard Lewis (New York, New York)

Cecil McDonald, Jr. (Chicago)

Edwardo Mendonca (Seattle)

Carol Ng-He (Chicago, Illinois)

Mededyth Pederson (St. Louis)

Napoleon Revels-Bey (Uniondale, New York)

Sherry Robbins (Buffalo)

Malke Rosenfeld (Indianapolis) 

Michael Schwartz (Tuscon)

Tremain Smith (Philadelphia)

Ellen Gates Starr (Chicago)

Judith Tannenbaum (San Francisco)

Ben Volta (Philadelphia)

Cynthia Weiss (Chicago)