INSTRUCTORS

JEN POLILLO is a professional artist, art educator, and Director of Education at The Delaware Contemporary. She earned a certificate in painting from the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA) and a BFA from the University of Pennsylvania. Jen has been a teaching artist for 20 years and continues her artistic practice through commissioned work as well as local and international artist residencies. Jen has won awards for both her painting and photography.


LUCY COPPER is a painter who has been volunteering and teaching at The Delaware Contemporary for the past year. After studying science in college, she made the leap back into the visual arts and is now painting and teaching.


ROBERTA GERARD attended college at the Pratt Manhattan Center, NY.  She was also awarded a scholarship to study life drawing, painting, and portraiture at the Art Students League of New York City. She continued her education at Long Island University where she studied Art Education. When she is not doing her own artwork she teaches private lessons and group classes to students of all ages in a variety of mediums and subjects.


AMY GROSH is a designer with a Master of Art Education degree from McDaniel College. She uses her artistic abilities to sew (mostly costumes for her children) and metalsmith jewelry.


MORGAN HAMILTON is a new media artist who focuses on interactive/installation/video performances. He is a Delaware-based artist from Florida and received his MFA from The University of Delaware.


JULIA HARDMAN is an independent artist who works in color pencil, pen and ink, and watercolor.


CAROL MAURER has an Master of Education degree from Temple University and is a labyrinth facilitator, paper and fiber artist, yarn bomber, and certified SoulCollage® facilitator.


TATIANA MUSKA MICHELS is an award-winning contemporary artist and educator. She is the recipient of a Delaware Today Home and Garden award for Best Children's Room Mural and has worked with a wide range of organizations. Tatiana has been teaching art to preschool through high school students for seven years.