Annie Painter will join the staff and students at Morning Star Christian School this fall in a residency that features well tested beautiful lessons in color and design, cut paper creations with some drawing and painting, all inspired by science themes and facts. She will present three workshops for staff and parent volunteers as well as teach
lessons in all classrooms. Student work will be installed school-‐wide for the community to enjoy.
Annie is a former award winning Oregon elementary principal with experience as an elementary classroom teacher (kindergarten and grade six), exhibiting soft sculptor, performing and visual arts curriculum specialist, middle and high school fine arts teacher. She spent three years as a national arts and literacy coach and has taught more than 3000 teachers through her graduate courses and workshops. Annie continues consulting and teaching through Portland State University from her studio and homes in Sisters and Portland.