Artists

Professional Teaching Artists

The Center for Arts-Inspired Learning employs over 100 professional teaching artists. Our roster of artists is carefully selected, with artists/ensembles chosen on the basis of artistic excellence, the ability to effectively communicate with students, teachers, and other artists, and the overall needs of the communities and schools we serve.

  • Ali McClain

    Ali McClain has been writing and performing poetry for over 10 years.  She has a B.A. in English and a M.A. in English, language and literature. Her ...
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  • Alicia Hrubey

    Alicia Hrubey received a Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology from the University of Mount Union in 2010 and a Master of Music degree in vocal performance ...
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  • Andrea Belser McCormick

    Andrea Belser McCormick is a native of Cleveland, Ohio with a Bachelor’s of Arts in Theater Studies and Vocal Music from Wright State University. She began ...
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  • Angelica Pozo

    Angelica Pozo is a nationally recognized ceramic artist, educator and author. A New York City native, born of Cuban and Puerto Rican parents, has lived in ...
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  • Anna Weisend

    Anna Weisend is a pastry chef and sugar artist who started her custom cake boutique, The Grand Finale, in 2000. Her work has won numerous awards and has ...
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  • Apollo’s Fire

    Named for the classical god of music and the sun, Apollo’s Fire was founded by its Artistic Director Jeannette Sorrell, to revive the baroque ideal that ...
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  • Art Sparks

    Art Sparks is an educational outreach program that reinforces core academic content through the art of dance. The mission of Art Sparks is to engage ...
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  • Augusto Bordelois

    About the artist: Augusto Bordelois graduated from the University of Havana in Cuba, having majored in English Language and Literature. He has studied ...
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  • Bob Frank

    “I enjoy conveying my love of music and performing.”                                                              … […]
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  • Cassie Milicia

    Cassie Milicia is a 10+ year veteran web developer that delights in the idea of passing along her knowledge to others, especially those just being ...
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  • Cheryl McConnell

    “The heart of my work is my interest in intersecting both old and new forms of digital media and adapting them to forever changing new technologies.” ...
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  • Chris Seibert

    Chris Seibert is a Cleveland-based writer, performer, and educator. Chris has facilitated the creation of original performances by immigrant and refugee ...
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