Lyndsay Murphree Lyndsay teaches varied art classes to all ages at North Branch Arts. 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.
Loretta Madeiros Loretta, a Boston native, has nurtured her music career for 15 years. As a voice specialist and audio engineer, she has a passion for project-based learning. Loretta opened her private studio 11 years ago, helping artists of all ages to find their voice through music. Partnering with North Branch Arts, Loretta strives to help musicians of all musical backgrounds and instrumentation to find their flow and build their toolkit for some of the most important moments of their career.
Kate Kapolnek Kate has taught a variety of children’s classes, workshops, and birthday parties at North Branch Arts. She graduated from Northeastern University with a degree in Art/Education, and has published her own children's book which she both wrote and illustrated. She specializes in teaching art to young children.
Mary Pat Byrne Mary Pat has taught 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 has also chaired the Edgebrook Garden Walk in July, which is a wonderful community event that benefits both the Edgebrook Community Association and North Branch Arts.
2017/2018 Class Assistants Hannah Hennessy Ophelia Rosales
North Branch Arts is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.
This Program is partially supported by a CityArts Grant from the City of Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs & Special Events. This program partially supported by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council Agency