2016 Summer Camp Instructors

All CMA Summer Camp instructors are professional art educators. Meet our team!

Angel Allen
Angel Allen is a ceramicist and educator in Columbia, South Carolina with 12 years of teaching experience and 25 years of experience as a professional artist. She currently teaches art and serves as the chair of the visual art department at Cardinal Newman School and was awarded the 2011-2012 Carolyn McLendon Excellence in Teaching Award.


Glenna Barlow
Glenna Barlow works in the Education & Engagement Department at the CMA as the Manager of Engagement. She has a Master’s of Science in Elementary Education from the University of Mary Washington as well as a Master’s of Art in Art History from Virginia Commonwealth University. She is certified to teach K-6 and has years of experience teaching children of all ages and in various museums.


Max Clyburn
Max Clyburn was born and raised in Columbia and has had a life-long passion for art, technology, and just making things. With a background in design and filmmaking, he has been on both sides of a camera as a subject and creator. He was a manager and projectionist at the Nickelodeon Theatre and is now in the Education & Engagement department at the CMA.


Alex Fulmer
Alex Fulmer currently practices as an engineer but has been working with wood for the majority of his life. With a passion for traditional joinery and a desire for others to share his love of the craft, Alex has been teaching woodworking for the past two years. When his time isn’t occupied with various wood projects, he also enjoys painting with oils and welding, and he has recently begun exploring blacksmithing. 


Katrina Hampton
Katrina Hampton is a Columbia-based artist and teacher working across a variety of disciplines including printmaking, collage, painting and mixed media. She currently teaches visual art at Westwood High School in Richland Two. Katrina has been an instructor with CMA summer camps since 2013.


Mary HendrixMary Hendrix received a B.S. degree in Art from East Tennessee State University and a Master’s degree in the Art of Teaching from the University of South Carolina. She has taught art in a myriad of institutions including senior citizens centers, psychiatric hospitals, private schools, and public schools. 


Jimmy Hiller
Jimmy Hiller teaches at Cardinal Newman High School as an Art and Technology teacher. He spent three years at the Columbia Museum of Art in the Department of Education & Engagement as the Manager of Community Programs. He has his Bachelor of Fine Arts degree with a concentration in printmaking from the University of South Carolina.


Sara McGregor
Sara McGregor is a Visual Arts Teacher at River Bluff High School in Digital Photography 1 and 2 and Art 1. McGregor is a graduate of the University of South Carolina with a Master of Arts in Teaching in Art Education and the College of Charleston with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Arts Management. Her photographs have been exhibited at the Columbia Museum of Art, University of South Carolina, and the Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art “Young Contemporaries,” a jury-selected exhibition.


Catherine “Joy” Pouncey
Catherine “Joy” Pouncey currently teaches photography, ceramics and art foundations and AC Flora High School. She earned her degree in Art Education from the University of South Carolina. Her favorite mediums include glass, oil painting, ceramics, and graphic design.


Jane Schwantes
Jane Schwantes believes that making art gives children joy. Those joyful, productive experiences seep into their lives and transfer to other areas. She has observed this in many years teaching in Richland One, Lexington, Charleston, and West Virginia. A nationally certified visual arts teacher, most recently, she worked as the visual arts teacher at Logan Elementary School while also managing their visual and performing arts program. Currently, she works as a potter making porcelain tableware. She strives for pieces that are botanically inspired, lovely to behold, and a joy to use. She is represented by two galleries in the Midlands.


Kayleigh Vaughn
Kayleigh Vaughnworks in the Education & Engagement Department at the CMA. She has worked at the CMA for five years and oversees school, educator, and docent programs. She has a Bachelor’s in Arts degree in History from Lander University.


Dana Witkoski
Dana Witkoski works in the Education & Engagement Department at the CMA. A Columbia native, she has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Public Relations from the University of South Carolina. Dana has crafted and sold her own jewelry at stores and art fairs around the city.