Afterschool Community Co-Director and Lead Teacher
Andrea graduated from Valdosta State with a Masters in Deaf Education and Special Education and holds a BA in Studio Art from UGA. Andrea has worked at JKG as an Afterschool Lead Teacher for many years, and is excited to bring new innovations, creativity and passion to the Co-Director position at Brookhaven.
In Andrea’s previous work, she ran the Clarkston Community Centers ‘Art @ the Center’ summer camp and after school programs, and provided free engagement for over 200 refugee and local youth. She brings six years of Visual Arts teaching experience at the Atlanta Area School for the Deaf and International Community School, and has engaged many teaching artists, outside collaborations and gallery events in her work. Andrea started up Clarkston, Ga’s first ever gallery space in 2016–Square Mile Gallery–and she loves to create opportunities for all artists.
In her free time, Andrea enjoys yoga, mosaics, painting, camping, gardening, and spending time at home with her newborn Forrest and husband Alex.