Ariadne (Ari) Albright

Woman (Ariadne Albright) standing in front of and pointing to wall mural of flowers on a green background.A graduate of the University of Washington (B.F.A. Printmaking) and University of South Dakota (M.F.A. Painting), Ari Albright joined Claflin University in Orangeburg, SC as assistant professor of Art from 2007-2009.

An active visiting artist, freelance painter and muralist, Ms. Albright has operated C.A.C. Studios in South Dakota since 1997. Awards include the University of South Dakota Dean’s Award in 2003 and 2004; The South Dakota Arts Council 2001 Visual Artist Grant and 1996 Emerging Artist Grant; Regional exhibitions include the South Dakota Art Museum, Dahl Fine Arts Center and SD School of Mines and Technology’ s Apex Gallery.

“My primary purpose as an art educator is to facilitate connections between students and our visual culture. Because each student has varying abilities, interest levels and learning styles, our art exercises must be both engaging and relevant. Mural painting is a popular way to coordinate the elements of art, design and visual themes from art history with students of all ages. The classroom provides an opportunity to create an atmosphere of trust, creativity, scholarship and enthusiasm for the visual arts.”

Grade levels: Pre-K-12
Murals/Painting/Design/Drawing/Printmaking/Art Appreciation

Ariadne (Ari) Albright
212 South Pine Street
Vermillion, SD 57069
(605) 675-9830

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