Shawn Stokes

Title: 
Adjunct Instructor of Art Education, Honors Academy
Phone: 
(402) 436-1301 x245
Email: 
sstokes [at] NebrWesleyan.edu
Office: 
Burt Hall
Background: 

Shawn taught at Mickle Middle School from 1994-1997. She became a Link in 1997 and has taught at LHS from 1997-2000 and from 2003-current.

Specialty training that she has received include workshops and conferences on A.P. Visual Art training, ELL Leadership Institute, and Communication Design.

She grew up in Omaha, Nebraska--but has lived in Chicago, Illinois and Tucson, Arizona. She lives in Lincoln with her husband and two cats and always is looking for great new music.

Education: 

Shawn received her B.F.A. in sculpture at UNL with an endorsement in Art Education. She earned a Masters of Design from the Illinois Institute of Technology's Institute of Design in Chicago. She previously worked in the world of design at a product design consultancy, Gravity Tank, in Chicago. She currently holds the Art Department chair position.

Teaching philosophy: 

Her artistic interests focus around sculpture, pottery and drawing. She has a great interest in promoting and developing creative thinking with her students.

Courses taught: 

Honors Academy--AP Studio Art Portfolio in Drawing, 2D Design and 3D Design
IB Visual Art