Teresa Liou/ Art Instructor
Teresa received her Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Visual Arts from the University of Washington where she studied art with an emphasis in 2D art/design, wheel throwing, book making and wearable art. She is creative with strong sense of colors and textures in the field of art and design. Her interest is in illustration and print making that lean towards abstract, whimsical and composite mixed media art style. She loves mapping out emotion and expressing her vision by creating art.
Kayla Golub/Art Instructor
Kayla is a multi-media artist that works, primarily, with acrylic, pen, and ink, to create abstract drawings and paintings. Her appreciation for art and culture are driven by experiences growing up overseas and traveling around the world, at a young. In college, she studied anthropology, history, and teacher education before discovering her intentions as an artist. Kayla graduated from Colorado Mesa University with a Bachelor’s of Fine Art in drawing and printmaking.
George Ngo Tang /Art Instructor
Raised in San Jose, California, George worked with a variety of mixed media from metal, ceramics, graphite, and various type of paints. His interest is in calligraphy, abstract and modern art style components. George received his B.A of Visual Art Design from the Evergreen State College. Having the ability to guide the students to express themselves through aspects of design and art knowing that the students are utilizing their creativity and willingness to discover new ways of creating art.
Liam Savage/ Art Instructor
Liam Savage has a Bachelor in Fine Arts and went to school for game design. He is a long time illustrator, with a background in traditional illustration, traditional painting, and digital art. His work’s themes often include Superheroes, Dinosaurs, and Pokémon. His art’s style leans towards realism along with slight stylization reflective of western comic book art. Peers have described him as kind, easy to work with, and possessing a good sense of humor!
Crystal Hering /Art Instructor
Crystal earned a Bachelors in Fine Arts from Central Washington University after putting in many studio hours on drawings, oil paintings and sculptures. Crystal minored in museum studies, after finding this interest from working at the Sarah Spurgeon art gallery and two of museums. In spare time she works on artworks inspired by nature, with a surreal and whimsical influence. Crystal worked with children and teaching art for years in her native home of Portland Oregon
Mia Dutton / Art Instructor
Tiffany Zhang / Manager & Art Instructor
A major in Fine Arts from the acclaimed China Art University, she taught art in middle schools, universities as well as her family-owned private fine art school that housed 300-500 students. She was an interior designer manager in several architectural firms for over a decade, with offices in England, Singapore, Germany and Australia. Tiffany started AL Studio in 2011, which now has locations in Kirkland and Bellevue. Tiffany is a big fan of “Go Veg, be Green, for World Peace.” She lives with her family in Kirkland.
Vince Kodikal /Co-Founder
Vince is a business stratigist, focused on delivering strategic and meaningful user experiences for companies like Boeing, Amazon and Microsoft.