Gabriela Micchia is the Design and Curriculum Resource Director and a bi-lingual Teaching Artist at Enchanted Circle. Gabriela previously lived and worked in NYC, exhibiting her artwork in numerous galleries and museums and has been reviewed in the NY Times, ¡Hoy!, and Business West. With over 22 years of experience utilizing arts integration education in NYC, and throughout Western MA. Gabriela works with various community partners and schools, collaborating on multi-disciplinary projects. Recently completing an 8’ x 20’ community-based mural with Liberty Hill Townhouse residents, of which the process was documented by FOCUS Springfield Community TV. She has lectured extensively on arts integration education– SNEAPA conference—Connecting the Secret Stream: Stormwater Storytelling, Hampshire College—Learning and Healing: Youth, the Arts & Development; and has been interviewed on WGBY’s Connecting Point: Storm Drain Art; and Enchanted Circle Theater Partners with Holyoke Public Schools. She has received scholarships and grants from the David Lynch Foundation, the Museum of Modern Art, and Center for Arts Education. She is tri-state (CT, MA, NY) certified to teach Visual Arts, and has teacher training in Iyengar Yoga for adults and Yoga & Mindfulness for Children. Gabriela has a BFA from Hartford Art School and an MFA from Rhode Island School of Design.
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“Students that were struggling readers became narrators and learned to read with ease. The students gained so much confidence. They learned how to work together cooperatively, and the value in supporting each other. This was a tremendous learning experience for all of us.”
~ 3rd grade teacher, Holyoke, MA