South Pomfret, Vermont
802 457-3500
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Instructors & Partners

We have a talented and experienced group of instructors... their enthusiasm is infectious. Who are these fantastic people?

Adrian Tans

Gallery Director & Artist
Adrian's oil paintings have been exhibited in galleries throughout New England and he is also a published children's book illustrator.

Aline Ordman

Professional Artist
Aline is a master pastelist, oil painter, professional artist and teacher.

Anne Bower

Tai Chi Teacher
Anne has been studying Tai Chi for over 20 years, and has taught for the last 8 years in a variety of locations.

Caitlin Eastman

Artist & Art Teacher
Caitlin brings a wealth of experience as a local art teacher and visual artist.

Emily Burkholder

Professional Artist & Piano Instructor
Emily is a professional artist, musician, and teacher.

Finnie Trimpi

Finnie attended the University of Vermont’s Art Education Program and was recognized as outstanding art education student, the year of graduation.

Fiona Davis

Head of Clay Department
Fiona shares her love of working in clay and drawing with students of all ages.
Music Instructor

Glendon Ingalls

Glendon offers lessons in Brass, upright and electric Bass.

Jacqueline Overstreet

Expressive Arts Facilitator
Currently, J.J. is pursuing her Master's Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling at Goddard College, and is hoping to incorporate Art Therapy into her practice.

Jennie Harriman

Vermont artist, photographer and educator

Jim Yeager

Professional Musician

Kaitlyn Knapp

Owner, Kaitlyn Knapp Dance and Choreography
Kaitlyn offers young dancers and gymnasts a rich experience every time they enter the classroom.
Executive Director

Kathleen Dolan

Founder and Executive Director of Artistree
Kathleen has worked with children for over 20 years as a care provider, art therapist, and counselor in association with visual arts and music.
Artist, Musician and Teacher

Katie Runde

Katie’s carefully rendered graphite and colored pencil drawing has developed through the years into a celebration of the personalities and presence of the people and animals she draws.

Kelsey Keith

Camp Leader
Kelsey enjoys working with children in an art based community through her experience as the Summer Camp Leader at ArtisTree and Director of the After School Program at Woodstock Elementary.

Linda Treash

Professional Photographer
Linda specializes in fine art photography – still working in the darkroom when possible – but has learned mastery of the digital format as well.
Music Director & Instructor

Mark Van Gulden

Music Director & Teacher
Mark is the music director at Artistree, and a professional local musician and instructor.

Meg Brazill

Writer, Editor and Performance Artist

Murray Ngoima


Nicole Conte Stevens

Nicole Conte Stevens has an extensive background as an educator with a passion for performing arts and the environment.

Paul Ruscak

Professional Musician & Teacher
Paul is proficient in Violin, Viola, Cello, and Bass in classical, Celtic, and Fiddle styles.

Rebecca Whitney

Photographer and Writer
Becky is a local photographer, writer, and mom who has taken her love of photography to a professional level.

Scott Achs

Professional Photographer
Scott is a professional Fine Art and Editorial Photographer.

Scott Miller

Documentary Photographer & Filmmaker
Scott is a documentary filmmaker and photographer, with diverse professional and teaching experience.