Christin Quissell holds her teaching degree from Northwest Nazarene University in Nampa, ID and an MFA in painting from Savannah College of Art & Design in Savannah, GA.  She has taught art, painting, drawing, design, sculpture, and ceramics to all age levels ranging from preschool to college in Idaho and in the Bay Area. She grew up in the high desert in Oregon and has lived in Idaho, Georgia, Seattle, and Berkeley. Christin finds pleasure in her own creative work and believes in the power of imagination to create change in this world.

    Her goal is to:

    -teach students to see and to think

    -instill resilience

    -facilitate the discovery of and confidence to follow the muse of inspiration

    -instill joy in making

    Christin is a painter, sings in the Trinity Cathedral Choir in Phoenix, loves to cook and eat yummy food, hike, and to spend time with her two, grade school-aged daughters.


    “Imagination is more important than knowledge. For knowledge is limited, whereas imagination embraces the whole world…”

    --Albert Einstein


    “Art does not reproduce the visible; rather, it makes visible.”

    --Paul Klee