Youth in Arts Mentor Artist Evan Bissell will be teaching art to middle schoolers at MLK Middle School and Willow Creek Academy. Students will have weekly art classes in a variety of media, from drawing and painting, through sculpture and New Media. Evan will also be teaching studio art to the Middle Schoolers twice a week in the Twilight After School Program.
Evan is proficient in many mediums but specializes in painting and drawing as public art. Evan graduated from Wesleyan University in 2005 with a BA in Ethnic Studies and Painting and is a long time participant of Youth in Arts’ Italian Street Painting Festival. Evan has facilitated projects throughout the Bay Area, focusing on community building and individually inspired art-making.