Cristen Hess holds a B.S. in Art Education from Kutztown University in Pennsylvania where she focused on painting and watercolor. She currently teaches Elementary Art at Family Foundations Academy in New Castle, DE. Cristen has been the Summer Camp Art Director at The Independence School in Newark, DE for the past five summers. She is experienced in painting wall murals, encaustic painting, collage, traditional scenes, abstract works, and paintings inspired by nature. Cristen has a passion for creating and teaching art because applying human creative skills and imagination gives a person a sense of accomplishment and empowers people to communicate ideas that words and numbers cannot always express. Please feel free to leave comments, contact me through the site, by phone or email.
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