TEACHER BIOS

Mariella Owens

Mariella OwensMariella has been doing pottery for over 35 years. As an artist, she is very creative with her work, exploring all the different ways of utilizing the clay and making it work for her. She has parallels between her work and nature.

Her career as an artist started as a hobby for relaxation. She would hand build pieces and play on the wheel.

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Miles Davis

Miles DavisMiles Davis is a lifelong painter and illustrator. Having grown up the oldest of 5 children and feeding his imagination with comics, cartoons, and movies, he delights in sharing his knowledge with his students. He currently has 4 picture books being published in June and continues to work professionally as an artist. His work can be viewed on www.massiveburnstudios.com or www.butterpupandfriends.com.

Rachel Rudd

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Rachel has 20+ years of experience as a director, performer, teacher, and choreographer. Some of her favorite productions include Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat and Mary Poppins here at MHAC, Spring Awakening, The Music Man, and Arsenic and Old Lace. Her day job is President and Chief Marketing Officer for RAYN, a sales company that she and her husband run together.

 

Reid Stevens

Reid Stevens 

Reid Stevens is an American record producer, singer-songwriter & multi-instrumentalist, based out of Atlanta, GA. With degrees in Media Arts and Business from the University of South Carolina, Stevens founded the music production & promotion label, 33 1/3 Records, in 1999, to serve as a platform for releasing his work as a producer and songwriter. Since its inception, 33 1/3 Records has evolved into an agency that not only produces music, but also operates as a platform for exposure for artists and bands.

 

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Stewart McDonough

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Stewart has been teaching at Mable House Arts Center for several years. He facilitates classes with a fun and relaxed atmosphere where students can feel comfortable tackeling new skills. Stewart also teaches at Abernathy Arts Center. When he's not teaching he enjoys spending time on the lake with his family, boating and fishing. 

Yvette Hawkins

YvetteYvette Renee Hawkins, is the owner of Fun Art Works, in metro Atlanta. She teaches art workshops to children and adults of all ages for just about any occasion such as homeschools, companies for cooperate team building, book clubs, women’s ministries, family reunions, birthdays, bridal showers, school events and more.

Yvette Renee’ is a native of Massachusetts, voted high schools Female Artist, obtained her Bachelors of Fine Arts from Jacksonville University in Theatrical Design and in Visual Arts as well as studied Art and Art History abroad in the southeast end of Europe.

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