Welcome to Art! I am Hannah Achen, Art Educator at Kennedy Elementary. I am a native Iowan, and received my BA in Art Education with an emphasis in painting at the University of Northern Iowa. In my spare time, I enjoy working in my studio as a painter, cooking, gardening and (very slowly) renovating my 117 year old house.
I believe that an essential part of 21st century learning is educating the whole child, which includes an exposure to many forms of artmaking. In my classroom, I strive to keep each student exploring, engaged, practicing skills, asking questions and reflecting on what they create.
If you have any questions, the best way to reach me is via email: