Glenna Evans Mulvihill, B.Ed., Fine Arts (Integrated Early Years Program) has 25+ years experience in education and working with children, 35+ in the visual arts. Her home-based studio office is located in Elm Park, while other group workshops are offered at different locations in Winnipeg, Selkirk & the Interlake.
Glenna’s personal art education began at age 5, with studio being an almost daily experience with exceptional mentors through K-12, then afterwards in the Faculty of Fine Arts at the University of Manitoba. Professionally, she works steadily in her studios with a variety of mediums, developing shows and works for sale. READ ARTICLE
Her education experiences range from the creative spontaneity of substituting , flexibility with the unknown being key to survival, to the demands of a full-time early years/middle years multi-age educator; ESL classrooms; & literacy development specialist/ private tutor.
She is passionate about art, its creation, and making the experience accessible for everyone. She finds her inspiration in travel adventures, nature and family. Glenna would like to see people of every age, who may do not see their creative side, have always dreamed of trying or have been disconnected from it (life interruptions!) to be able to find it & learn how to play once again.
Glenna recognizes the struggles that current educators confront with art in the classroom, both with new and experienced teachers who feel that teaching art is “out of their realm”, intimidating, or challenging to implement in their schedule. She acts as a mentor to the educator, so that the art experience becomes “authentic”.
And it isn’t all about the art skills either, but what art can do for mental health wellness & one’s physical state of well-being. Glenna has experienced the positive effects of mindfulness art both personally and by teaching. She welcomes opportunities to share these tools with others.