ABOUT: Jessie Rae Perkins is an artist and illustrator who recently received a BFA in painting from The University of North Carolina at Greensboro. She primarily focuses on acrylic painting and drawing, creating vibrant and colorful work that has roots in fashion design, graphic novels, and elements of astronomy.
TEACHING CREDENTIALS: She has taught internationally at The American International School of Kuwait teaching 7th grade art classes as well as in the U.S teaching through The Boys & Girls Club of Greater High Point-Carson Stout covering introductory drawing, painting and collage. Jessie spends most of her time painting, crafting and watching documentaries about space.
LESSONS / CURRICULUM: a. Drawing with Mixed Media (Ages 8+) - observation, contour, blind contour, value drawing b. Painting with Acrylics (Ages 8+) - still life/observation, abstraction, color mixing, color blocking c. Mixed Media Collage (All Ages)