Chrissy Samson – Art
With a lifetime of artistic exploration, study and practice, Chrissy has been creating intuitive, realistic, and diversified multi-media art both as artist and teacher. Originally from MD, studying at Towson University, a mother of 3, she has created murals, school mascots and various other artistic creations which are currently displayed at businesses and schools throughout NC area. She teaches technique, composition and application in acrylic, watercolor, and a variety of mediums in a fun, entertaining environment to both children and adults. Providing step by step instruction by which students develop basic concepts and abilities to craft their own creations. Chrissy is a fun and energetic teacher comfortable with all ages and ability levels, adapting to provide the most enjoyable and thorough instruction utilizing techniques at levels all can follow. She develops instructional plans and organizes class time to provide a balanced program of instruction, demonstration, and working time while ensuring students have fun and cultivate their own style and love of art.
Sam is a longtime practitioner of the visual arts with a primary focus on drawing and wood work. Originally from the Boston, MA area she has hopped around the country before landing in Charlotte, NC. She studied for her Bachelor’s Degree in the Fine Arts at the College of Charleston withher focus on Drawing. Sam owns a small art business called Moon Marks where she takes on various types of wood burned drawing commissions including portrait work, custom signage and custom designs. She has created art for several different companies as well as individuals for custom work.Sam has taught children and teens in many different industries including Gymnastics, Yoga and the Arts. She likes to work with all ages and loves to provide an inspiring, fresh and safe atmosphere for students to create freely and learn foundational skills to express themselves in new ways.