"The most important function of education at any level is to develop the personality of the individual and the significance of their life to themselves and others" - Grayson Kirk
As founder and director, Tim brings a deep passion for arts-based education and an understanding of individualized educational practices.
With over 35 years of experience in the design profession and 30 years teaching in the public education system, he offers a broad range of knowledge and diverse methods in teaching styles and insights to various learning processes. See some of his art and architecture at:
Estrella received her Bachelors Degree in Psychology from Arizona State University with an emphasis on child development and creativity based therapy.
She (wo)manages the on-site and on-line Crescenda Gallery, creates social media publications and also hosts events at The Art Farm and Crescenda Gallery.
Verondi has been an artist and taught elementary and teens for over 35 years. She spent 15 yrs. in Botzwana, South Africa, where she started an art program at the local school and classes in other surrounding villages. In the past few years,
She has taught at the St. Thomas More Parish School and substitute teaches in Snohomish County HIgh Schools.
In addition, she is an accomplished, prolific, diverse medium artist.
Verondi teaches Painting 3 and hosts unique workshops and camps for kids.
see her art at: