Teacher Type: Youth Program

Annie Fong

Annie Fong is a multimedia artist and storyteller with a BFA in experimental animation. She explores themes of human connection by pairing intimate emotions with humorous and whimsically designed worlds in the forms of animation, illustration, and film. Telling sincere and vulnerable stories that resonate with people’s experiences is the goal of her work. She is heavily inspired by traditional mediums such as watercolors and ink and actively incorporates that style into her digital work. In her free time she is drawing comics and practicing plein air to further her skills in communicating visually.

Caitlin Brown

Caitlin Brown is a contemporary mixed media artist and illustrator. She studied at Lesley University college of art and design in Cambridge, Massachusetts. She finds inspiration in the mundane and lesser noticed aspects of life. Her focus is to provide students the tools and skills to use a wide breadth of materials and supplies.

Caitlin Brown

Craig McInnis

Craig McInnis is the President of Art Synergy, Art Director for The Event Group, Creative Director for Fright Nights at the South Florida Fairgrounds, and Theme Set Designer for the South Florida Fair. Craig is a freelance artist with a career balancing commercial and fine arts. His artistic background includes painting on numerous surfaces, illustrating, producing graphic design, creating storyboard art and props for motion pictures, apprenticing as a tattoo artist, and working behind the scenes at art shows.

Craig McInnis

Dave Valenzi

David Valenzi graduated from Lynn University with an MFA in Visual Effects in 2017. He is a practicing digital and traditional artist, working with 2D and 3D animation, graphic design, and video editing, as well as traditional drawing and watercolors. He is an avid consumer of electronic media and brings this knowledge to both his art and his teaching. Dave has a passion for education and loves teaching students of all age and skill levels, from school children to adults.

Dave Valenzi

Jeanne Bootz-Brown

Jeanne is a classically trained artist with experience in a wide variety of media who earned her BA in Studio Art from The College of St. Catherine in St. Paul, MN; she has also been a certified art teacher for over 25 years. Jeanne has a passion for teaching others and started Bootz Culture Camp in Royal Palm Beach as an art studio with a focus on teaching interconnections through the arts using a global perspective of many cultures. Building on connections to and expressions of the world around us through art is a primary focus.

Jeanne Bootz-Brown