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.

  • 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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  • Chris Young

    Chris Young is an educator, artist and business owner. As an artist she expresses herself through acrylic paint, mixed media, 2D & 3D works that are ...
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  • Claudio Orso-Giacone

    Artist Statement: I found in the carving of woodblocks the greatest treasure of challenge and satisfaction because of the oftentimes antagonistic nature of ...
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  • Cleveland Classical Guitar Society

    Driven by the mission to “Teach, Inspire, Connect”, Cleveland Classical Guitar Society uses the versatility of the classical guitar to create uplifting and ...
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  • Collective Express

    Our programs utilize artistic expression to create enriching, interactive, family-friendly experiences with no religious or political agenda. During these ...
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  • Cosmic Bobbins

    While pursuing a bachelor’s degree from Bowling Green State University in Communications and a minor in Environmental Studies, Sharie found a ...
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  • Dancing Wheels

    “If dance is an expression of the human spirit, then it is best expressed by people of all abilities. That is the fundamental belief behind the Dancing ...
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  • Frank Polk

    Frank ‘Nova’ Polk is a professional dancer. choreographer, and martial artist. Frank has been dancing and doing martial arts for over 15 years ...
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  • George Woideck

    About the artist: George Woideck trained as a painter and took time off to tour and record as a rock musician before launching a career as a ceramic ...
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  • GroundWorks Dance Theater

    GroundWorks DanceTheater is a contemporary dance company that has been committed to enriching the Northeast Ohio community through performance, ...
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  • Hal Walker

    About the artist: Hal Walker is a natural-born musician with a gift for engaging children in music. As a veteran performer in Ohio, his playful and ...
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  • In Harmony Therapeutic Services

    In Harmony Therapeutic Services harnesses the power of music as a vehicle for children and adolescents in Greater Cleveland to process information and ...
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