Amelia Art Studio welcomes artists of all ages interested in forming new pathways for self-expression, the study of art as a discipline, and the exercise of creativity. The studio created by Lauren Templeton is mainly structured as a series of group classes, special workshops and art events. With an emphasis on Arts Integration and Art History, Lauren’s teaching methods are focused on reinforcing the formal elements of art, the basic principles of design, and nurturing a long lasting passion for art making.

MEET OUR TEAM

LAUREN TEMPLETON
Art Teacher
Lauren Templeton began her formal visual art studies at The Corcoran School of Art in her hometown, Washington, DC. She graduated from Colgate University in New York with a BA in Art and Art History with a concentration in Studio Art. Lauren earned her Florida Professional Educator’s License with certification in Visual Arts K-12 in 2007 and offers near ten years of teaching experience.

STEPHANIE DINIUS
Art Assistant
Stephanie’s education is in the arts with an emphasis in graphic design and illustration. A mother of two, she is experienced in working with children of all ages. As a career Navy spouse, she has volunteered in classrooms and school libraries throughout the country as an aide and mentor, and has served in leadership positions in both the Boy and Girl Scouts.

KARA PHIPPS
Art Assistant
Kara studied design and metalsmith fabrication at Montgomery College and art jewelry design at the Baltimore Jewelry Center. Kara joined Amelia Art Studio in August 2018 and her passion for art and learning allows her to connect and develop skills with students of all ages.