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2015 - 2016 School Year

Dance teacher Nicole Olson featured in the New Times

"Now based in Phoenix, the 45-year-old dancer and choreographer serves as both the head of the dance department at Metropolitan Arts Institute and as the associate director and choreographer of Scorpius Dance Theatre..."
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May 2016-
Koryn Woodward Wasson- Visual Arts Teacher
Congratulations to Painting, Drawing and Printmaking teacher Koryn Woodward Wasson. She was the featured "Artist of the Month" in the May 2016 issue of Phoenix Magazine. (pg. 48).
October 2015- 
Stephanie Lucas- Film Teacher
In early October film teacher Stephanie Lucas and Admissions Director Randi Kent went to Boston, MA, to participate in the National Artist Teacher Fellowship Convening. This annual event brings together all current recipients of the NATF to discuss their experiences with the grant and the impact on their lives and artwork. They also present their plans for the $1500 post fellowship grant to the Fellow's school.
National Artist Teacher Fellowship Convening: All Fellows – accompanied by their school leaders – convene to share experiences and discuss relevant issues and concerns. Fellows are expected to work with colleagues and school administrators to carry out post-fellowship plans, and submit a report on the impact of the fellowship.
October 2015-
Stephanie Lucas- Film Teacher
Stephanie Lucas film company "Limitrophe Films" completed a new film titled "Kitty". The film has been selected for viewing at numerous film festivals.

"KITTY" - Tensions rise on a young couple's sightseeing tour as they discuss the cat sitter they've hired for the weekend. Yoshiko and Fukuo Ogawa star in this patient, offbeat Japanese-language short drama elegantly set in the American Southwest.


Offical Selection: 2015 New Orleans Film Festival

Offical Selection: 2015 deadCENTER Film Festival

Official Selection: 2015 Arizona International Film Festival

Official Selection: 2015 Phoenix Film Festival

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