Teacher Spotlight

If there’s someone who loves art, it’s Mr. Edwin Shelton [MFA ’80]. Mr. Shelton is the art teacher at Marquette and teaches Intro to 2D and 3D art, Photography, Painting, and Ceramics. He has been a teacher for five years starting with a project at Marquette for students at St. Stanislaus grade school. This is his second year at Marquette and loves teaching.

“I am thrilled to have the opportunity to share my passion for art with students. I want to encourage their creativity no matter what career they may pursue. I am very grateful to be an art teacher too,” explained Shelton.

Shelton’s informs his teaching philosophy on the idea that everyone has potential.

“Everyone is talented if they allow themselves. Our cultural is very visual. I also want to provide basic visual literacy, so the students can communicate their ideas,” said Shelton.

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