About the Art Educator

I am currently I am in my fourth year of high school after 3 years in middle school after and 5 years in the elementary classroom. I earned my Bachelor of Fine Arts with Education Certification EC-12 from the University of Texas at Arlington in May 2009.  I also create art and go to art shows in my spare time with different organizations around the DFW area including ArtLoveMagic and PiranhaBear!  

This year was my 3rd year in a row to be NOMINATED for Teacher of the Year and the first year that I actually WON!
My students interpretation of me as a teacher...very accurate and she definitely nailed the red hair!
Self Portrait I just completed while applying for my masters degree.
I absolutely LOVE DOT DAY!!!! (IDD 2014)
This piece was entered into the One Body, Many Gifts contest for Open Doors USA, I won
the grand prize of a trip to visit persecuted Christians in Colombia.


  1. Hi! Love your page!
    Do you have a printable copy of your rubric? I would love to use it with my students!
    Please email if you do to malutto@schools.nyc.gov
    Thanks! :-)