All about Art Teacher in L.A.


Hi I’m Maria Galloway

I spend my days teaching art to littles and bigs. I’ve been teaching art and developing Art programs in Southern California for over 14 years.

My studies include: Studio Art & Child Development at San Diego State University

Figurative Art at Los Angeles Academy of Figurative Art

Ceramics at Cal State University- Northridge

I co-founded Viridian Art Academy in Tarzana, Ca. Specializing in teaching Fine Art to kids, teens & adults. Plus we do all the fun stuff too: Art Camps, Wine & Painting, Sculpting & the best Art Parties in Los Angeles!
Viridian Art Academy

& I’m a K-8th Art Teacher at Hesby Oaks Leadership Charter in Encino, Ca.

I constantly rely on all the art teachers out there for inspiration and ideas. So I’m happy to give back and share my lessons with all of you.

2 thoughts on “All about Art Teacher in L.A.”

  1. I am a certified K-8 teacher, but this year I’m teaching 7&8th grade Art, too I really need art ideas to get us through 5 day a week projects! Thanks!

    1. 5 days a week!!! That’s tough!
      I do try often to have projects that span over at least 2 days. I did pixel portraits, which was great. They had to graph it out and mix skin colors & paint in with a tiny brush, square by square. There’s a photo on my

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