Art Department Staff
Jan Borre, Art Instructor, has her degree from the Art Institute of Chicago and has been teaching art classes at local park districts and nursing homes.
Kathleen Brej, Youth Art Instructor, has a degree from the American Academy of Art with an emphasis on drawing and design. She has worked as a graphic illustrator and has done extensive freelance work.
Michelle Brookfield, Preschool and Youth Art, holds a degree in art and design from DePaul University. She worked for several years as a logo, packaging and design artist for several major corporations.
Rick Flintz, Youth Art, holds a degree in Fine Arts with an emphasis in Graphic Design and Ceramics. He worked as a freelance artist and for a local school district for several years.
Laurie Panucci, Ceramics Instructor, has a M.A. in elementary education from DePaul University and has been teaching art locally for many years. Laurie was also the owner of a local ceramics studio.
Katy Russell, Knitting Instructor, learned to knit and crochet as an elementary school student and has become a well-known expert in yarns and technical skills.
Judee Sims, Youth Art Instructor, has been teaching art and ceramics classes for the Wilmette Park District for many years.