Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Hey look! I'm a teacher!

I don't ever really get to post much about my other other job - that is, the "big" one. 

My teaching gig.

For those who don't know, my grandmother June W Kelly taught art lessons in the area for over 40 years. When she passed we couldn't stand to see it end, so me and another former student, Danny, took it over. When my parents moved their business, a custom framing shop called the Hall of Frames, we decided to fulfill one of my grandma's greatest wishes - to move them into the same space. 

It's amazing. Not because it is always fun, or always perfect...things don't always go smoothly. But because I know it's where God has called me to be at this moment in life, and for that reason alone I am going to cherish it (because that is the most important reason...ever). 

Bonus points include teaching the most incredible kids and seeing them learn and grow (and produce amazing art!!).

This past weekend we had our annual Student Art Show and it was a smashing success! 

(our invitations)

This was actually the first year we had it in the new building which is super exciting!

And as always my mom did an awesome job with the theme/decor.

And hey! People came! Even though all the balloons on the outside signs floated away! ; )

And...let me tell ya folks..there were some cookies.

..just a few.

Yay! I am blessed. 


  1. you have such great talent! but teaching what you love -- there's nothing better than that.

  2. Thank you Mary! I am indeed blessed!!