About the Art Educator

I am currently I am in my third year of middle school after teaching elementary art for 5 wonderful years. 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!  You can check out my personal art blog here and my Facebook page hereIf you have any questions for me, feel free to comment!

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! :-)