Natallia Pulko is currently teaching our afterschool sculpture classes at Alameda schools through the Alameda Education Foundation. She holds a bachelor's degree in arts from the Belarus Pedagogical State University and is currently working towards an MS in Psychology, with an emphasis on the use of art in therapy.
Natallia is highly skilled in various arts and crafts techniques and has endless amounts of patience in helping our students in creating paper mache, clay and assemblage artworks. She is also part-time faculty at The Crucible, School of Industrial Arts in Oakland, in Leather, Ceramics, Enameling and Cartoneria Departments.
Our teaching assistant Caitlin Ryan has experience in drawing, digital art, 2D animation, comics, and character design, and graduated from Loyola Marymount University with a BA in Animation. She created an RPG game as her senior thesis, and hopes to continue developing it in the future.
In her free time, Caitlin enjoys drawing comics, designing characters, writing stories, and developing fantasy worlds.
Caitlin's online art portfolio