About the Instructor

PrairieArt Studio Founder - Michelle Stanley

PrairieArt Studio Founder - Michelle Stanley

Michelle Stanley has a BA in Art & Design and a certificate in Early Childhood Education. She is a professional artist, with prior experience as a Graphic Designer. She taught pre-school and previously managed a busy music school that provided private lessons to students.

Michelle completed the EduArts Certification Course Internship and is one of the select number of instructors to teach the program. This curriculum was specially designed by Mona Brookes, author of "Drawing with Children," and founder of the Monart Drawing School. 

Michelle has four children and, in addition to art, enjoys cooking, gardening, biking, horseback riding, and travelling. She loves to teach, nurture, and inspire her students artistic creativity through their interests.