Teachers at The Art Effect are at the heart and soul of inspiring and supporting young people to achieve their greatest potential through the arts. It’s not just about learning how to make great art — it’s about the relationships that develop at The Art Effect. Our expert teachers are not only professional artists and teachers but are mentors, friends, and role models that extend beyond the studios, through high school graduation, college attendance, and career success.
Get to know the extraordinary teachers and exceptional leaders inspiring Hudson Valley youth at The Art Effect. From diverse personal and professional backgrounds, our teachers are bound by the common belief that the arts have the power to create a more vibrant, caring, and sustainable world led by a generation of youth who value creative thinking, diverse voices, and stronger connections between all people.
Our dedicated teachers serve over 2,000 young people in classes and programs throughout the Hudson Valley each year providing youth with a comprehensive core program sequence that allows them to explore, experience, and excel in cross-disciplinary, visual, and media arts education.
Meet Our Annual Teachers