Summer 2021

Instructors

Elizabeth Latella (she/her) is a painter who earned her BFA in Illustration from S.U. in 2013. She studied at the Art Students League of New York under figurative painters Mary Beth McKenzie and Ellen Eagle. Following her four years of learning at the Art Students League, Elizabeth studied at the Paris American Academy of Art in 2017. She is skilled in discussing her work, the work of others, and is comfortable in a gallery setting. She's promoted the art of others as an employee of an Artist Representative Company, as a set painter elevating the actors of Syracuse, and as the afterschool Art & Design teacher at Syracuse's Expeditionary Learning Middle School. Elizabeth looks forward to supporting you as you paint! Take a look at her artwork at elizabethlatella.com and see if you would like to learn from her.

Chelsea Lembo (she/her), is an experienced educator with a Professional Teaching License (Elementary 1-6) issued from Massachusetts and an Initial Teaching License (Childhood Education Grades 1-6) issued in New York. After graduating from Lesley University, Ms. Lembo was offered a position as a 5th Grade Classroom Teacher at the West Intermediate School in Wilmington, MA  where she taught from 2011- 2017. She is an active member of the CNY Theater community and is a SALT award winner  (Best Actress, Best Ensemble) among multiple nominations for her work. She trains young actors as part of "Get Creative!" Coaching. She is now the Founder, Lead Teacher, and Creative Director of EVOKE: Creativity LLC. At EVOKE : Creativity she provides opportunities for learning that are robust, foster creativity as a tool, and help learners develop the tools necessary for lifelong learning. Read more about EVOKE and consider taking one of her creative classes at evoke-creativity.com.