Jennifer Easterling

J_Easterling2MS/US Visual Art

jeasterling@allenacademy.org

Allen Faculty Member since 2016

 

Academic Background:

What do you love about Allen? I love the small family atmosphere. I also the freedom given to students and teachers which allows them to explore and expand their own creativity. No one is afraid to fail, for much learning can be achieved in the process.

Other hats you wear or have worn at Allen or previous schools:

What are you passionate about? I am passionate about my faith and spending time with my family. I love discovering new art techniques and traveling to new places.

Interesting Facts about you: I have a loving husband and two beautiful daughters. I’m originally from West Texas. I like to display art at the George Bush Presidential Library. I have traveled to 15 different countries. While still in college, I spent a summer working at Disney World in Florida.

Favorite book? The Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling

Favorite quote? “Art enables us to find ourselves and lose ourselves at the same time.” -Thomas Merton

“Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once we grow up.” Pablo Picasso

What causes are close to your heart? Education and art around the world. I have a friend in India who I like to exchange art and collaborate with.

If you were a fictional character, who would you be? Katniss Everdeen

If a movie was made about your life, who would play you? Audrey Hepburn