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Artability Teaching Artists

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Sarah Riley

MA, Teaching Artist

Sarah received her MA in Visual Arts & Art Therapy from the UW-Superior and has 10+ years of experience teaching visual arts techniques and facilitating various healing arts groups. Sarah holds the belief that art IS therapy and that engaging in creative processes is innately cathartic and deeply healing. She is also a professional artist; art is a tremendous part of her life, and she takes great pride in making it available and approachable to others.

 


Melody Schuldt

MA, MT-BC (Music Therapist – Board Certified), Teaching Artist

Melody began working with People Incorporated in 2017 and currently works as a board-certified music therapist. Melody holds a Master of Arts degree in Music Therapy from the University of Minnesota and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Music (minors in psychology and mathematics) from Concordia College in Moorhead, Minn. Melody believes in the innate power of music as an avenue for healing, hope, self-exploration, self-expression, and building community and connections with others. Melody is passionate about mental health and holistic wellness, striving to creatively adapt to the needs of diverse clientele through music and other artistic mediums. 


Corilyn Wagner

BA, LPCC Candidate, ATR (Art Therapist – Board Certified) Candidate, Teaching Artist

Corilyn was with People Incorporated and the Artability program from 2014 to 2022. She is currently pursuing a Masters of Art Therapy at Adler Graduate School, working towards becoming a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC) and a board-certified Registered Art Therapist (ATR). She received her Bachelor of Arts from Hamline University in Psychology and Fine Art. Corilyn believes that everyone has the ability to engage creatively to find healing, bring balance, or make changes in their lives. Corilyn strives to integrate authentic and exploratory artistic expression that allows clients to honor their experiences, create their own narratives, and explore more adaptive ways of living.


Jenny Stice

Jenny Stice ( she/they) has been a teaching artist in Minnesota and Wisconsin for over 11 years. They’re skilled in numerous art techniques but specialize in watercolor and fiber arts. Jenny believes that a meaningful art practice can’t be limited by a person’s age, ability, or experience and enjoys guiding students to recognize their creative potential. In their spare time, Jenny loves to create artwork influenced by cephalopods and other water creatures.

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Tessa Weyhe

“I have been a teaching artist both in and out of educational settings for 10 years. Although I dabble in many different mediums, my very favorites are acrylic painting and darkroom photography. The best part about art, though, is that it is a catalyst for releasing hard emotions and a process for feeling good ones. We are so lucky we get to live in this beautiful world in which there is always something more to explore and appreciate, and the Artablity program is an excellent resource to that end!”