INDIVIDUAL - SCAD ID - #225
SCAC Verified Teaching Artist
Jess Stone is a mixed media artist who loves the lake life. Her favorite place to be is her newly renovated Art Studio or the classroom! She became a teacher of art by accident! Starting young in High School as an art teacher at local art camps. She then went on the receive her BFA from Clemson University and her MFA from Memphis College of Art in Memphis, TN. During this time she continued to teach and was accepted to the Artist in Education Roster. This allowed her to travel the state teaching Printmaking, papermaking and bookbinding to K5-12th grades across the state. After graduating with her Master’s she completed a 3 year program for teacher certification, and taught Elementary Art in Spartanburg for three years. She’s been blessed to teach at both Converse College and Anderson University. Currently, she teaches Elementary Art part time in Anderson County and Travel the Upstate doing Visiting Artist Residencies. She also works closely with the Smart Arts Program through the Metropolitan Arts Council which brings art into the basic curriculum! She loves sharing my passion for art and process with students!