Artspan is the visual arts program of the Munroe Center for the Arts, with 3 semesters of classes for children and adults, 9 weeks of summer camp, as well as February and April vacation camps. Click here for the current course offerings.
For more information, please contact our staff at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Autumn Schandelmayer-Davis - ArtSpan Program Manager
Zoe Langosy - ArtSpan Office Manager
Address: 1403 Massachusetts Avenue, Lexington, MA 02420
Office Hours: Monday through Friday 9:30am to 4:30pm
Michelle Arguillon has been directing, acting, and producing theatre in the Boston area for 23 years, having worked at the Nora Theater, the Huntington, Hovey Players, Vokes Theater, and Acme Theater, amongst others. Michelle won Best Directing for G.R. Point (IRNE Best Director winner) and Rabbit Hole (EMACT Festival).
Carmela Fratus has a BFA in Applied Design with an emphasis in ceramics, from San Diego State University. She has been a summer ceramics instructor at the Summer Fenn Day Camp in Concord among many others, and she has taught sculpting and wheelwork to adults and children at several programs in California before coming here to manage Munroe’s ceramics program.
Jason Miller is a graduate of Goddard College and a professional drummer. He has taught a diverse collection of art classes for ArtSpan including drama, live action role-playing, comic book illustration, and electronic music.
Emily Passman is a painter, and a teacher of painting and drawing in the Boston area. She started her career as an elementary school teacher, then graphic designer, before becoming a full-time painter 20 years ago. Her work is shown both locally and internationally.
Laurel Smith had a career in visual development for educational publishing. She now paints and teaches. She has organized and led ArtSpan's Life Drawing group, and is focused on working with teen artists at Munroe. She has a BFA from the university of the Arts in Philadelphia, teaches and studies locally, and has artwork in private collections.
Joanne Stowell is primarily a painter, with experience in drawing, sculpture, ceramics, printmaking and installation art. Joanne has an MFA in Visual Arts from Lesley University College of Art & Design in Cambridge, MA, and she lives and works out of her home in Ashburnham, MA. She has had artwork in several exhibitions both local and nationwide.
Jill Strait teaches art to children at museums, schools, and art centers throughout Massachusetts. Most recently, she has worked for Danforth Art and the Mosesian Center for the Arts. She works with a variety of mediums that include clay, painting, drawing and sculpture.