Michelle Frycek (847) 736-4641 Michelle is responsible for both the After School and Summer Camp programs at North Branch Arts. She is currently pursuing her degree in Art Education at Northeastern University. Michelle has varied experience in art education, most notably with the Young Rembrandts program. Art Instructors
Mary Pat Byrne Mary Pat teaches Oil Painting to both teens and adults at North Branch Arts. She also has a wonderful portfolio of her own oil paintings; she brings expertise and fun to her classes at North Branch Arts! Mary Pat also chairs the Edgebrook Garden Walk in July, which is a wonderful community event that benefits both the Edgebrook Community Association and North Branch Arts.
Kate Kapolnek Kate has taught a variety of children’s classes and workshops at North Branch Arts. She graduated from Northeastern University with a degree in Art/Education. She specializes in teaching art to young children.
Lyndsay Murphree Lyndsay teaches Studio Art every Thursday evening to students ages 8-18. She graduated from Columbia College in Film Editing and the University of Chicago with a MA degree in Art History/Museum Studies. Lyndsay brings her experience teaching art to students in grades 6-12 through the Marwen program.
2017/2018 Art Explorers After School Counselors Sonia Gorgius Rebecca Nickels Bayley Schendel