As we wrap up the summer and prepare programming for the fall, we wanted to take a moment to share highlights from the last year, one that was filled with unprecedented challenges and many accomplishments. We found new and innovative ways to reach the children and families of Virginia with the power of the arts, […]
Louise Dawkins has spent over 20 years teaching art at Norfolk Public Schools. In her professional art career, she is skilled in 14 visual art forms including, weaving, painting, collage and mixed media, to name just a few. When not inspiring students as a teaching artist for YAV she is an esteemed presenter at The Hermitage in Norfolk. Louise recently completed the pilot seasons of the YAV Military Child Initiative Residency at both Shelton Park and White Oaks elementary schools in Virginia Beach.