Graduated from Eureka Springs High School 1997
Graduated with BFA from Washburn University 2006
Currently attending Graduste program at A-State
Bachelor of Fine Arts
K-12 Art Certification
I continuously enroll in workshops that enable me to expand our art department and offer our students new and exciting projects.
My Professional Development includes workshops in these areas:
Charcoal Drawing, Figure Drawing, Portraiture, Oil Painting, Abstract Painting, Landscape Painting, Watercolor, Lampworking, Silversmithing, Kiln-Formed Glass, Blacksmithing, Native American Pottery, Raku Pottery Techniques, Drum Making, Shoe Making, Assembled Pottery
After graduating with my BFA in 2006, I moved back to Eureka and was hired to replace my father, Mr. Terry Russel, as the high school art teacher in 2008. I am currently am working on my Masters in the Science of Education through A-State.
This year I will be teaching Art I, II, III and Visual Art Appreciation, Studio Art 2D and Studio Art 3D.
My husband, John Cummings, is a paraprofessional at the high school. We have 2 children, Anastasia and Draven who are in elementary school. We live South of town, out in the woods and enjoy gardening, hiking, swimming and taking care of our growing family of pets:)
Second to my love of art, is a passion for nature. I enjoy hiking, kayaking, camping, gardening, and anything else that I can do while soaking in the beauty of our Ozark Mountains.