Miss Denise 

Funky Fun Art Owner! Passionate about non-traditional art and loves to encourage using your imagination! Blending new trends with old concepts to keep reinventing art for the modern world. 20+ years experience and loves to push traditional boundaries. Enjoys painting, building, and volleyball in her free time! Columbia Alumni!  



Julia recently graduated from Temple University. This is her fourth year with Funky Fun Art! She is a master at drawing and design, and is passionate about video production. She wants to be an artist and loves sharing her talent with the kids! She is an important part in the success of Funky Fun Art! She is passionate about programming and giving kids the best experience they can have! Columbia Alumni!

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MISS Sarah 

Sarah is an award winning middle school teacher in the Cresskill school district. She has been on the Funky Fun Art team for 5 years! She loves summertime fun and is a tie dye fanatic! Look for some amazing new shirts this year! 



Maggie is pursuing a nursing degree at Duquesne University! This is her third year at Funky Fun Art and she is enthusiastic about the upcoming summer! She loves kids and can't wait to show them all of the new art projects we have this summer! Columbia Alumni! 



Naomi studies at the Pratt Institute's School of Film. Born and raised in South Orange, she's been an artist since she could hold a paintbrush, and enjoys working with an assortment of mediums. Her work has been featured in the Student Experimental Film Festival in Binghamton, the "Anything but the Void" arts festival in Brooklyn, and the SOMA Film Festival. She loves working with kids to help them realize their creative capabilities and to share her passion for art and film! Columbia Alumni! 



Julia is a graduate of Ursinus College. This is her third year with Funky Fun Art and she is so excited to spend her summer being creative with others who are as passionate about the arts as she is! She loves working with kids and has been both a counselor and a teacher during previous summers. She can't wait to help the campers create amazing YouTube videos this summer!  In her spare time she loves acting, painting, and reading! Columbia Alumni!  



Jasmine is excited for her second year at Funky Fun Art! She can't wait to spend some time working on art projects and having fun with the kids! She is excited to meet all of the campers and help them with their creations! Columbia Alumni! 



This is Addie's second year at Funky Fun Art! She is attending the University of Vermont and studying to be a nurse. She is kind and patient and loves spending time with the kids! She is a Columbia Alumni! 



Ciel is a Junior at Columbia High School and is a member of Special Dance Company! She loves to draw, crochet, read and hang out with her friends. Ciel hopes all the students and campers at Funky Fun Art learn to love art as much as she does! 



Skylar is so incredibly excited to be working at Funky Fun Art! She grew up every summer with Miss Denise creating art at camp, and cannot wait to spread that joy to others! She is attending her Sophomore year at Columbia High School and is very interested in painting, crafting, and writing. She is thrilled to join the team alongside these amazing artists and looks forward to helping kids explore their imagination as well as express their creativity! 



Nitasha is enjoying her third summer at Funky Fun Art! She is studying to be a pediatric nurse at William Paterson University. She loves kids and is enjoying helping them with their art projects.  Columbia Alumni! 



Daisy has been with Funky Fun Art for 5 years! She graduated from the University of North Texas. She is a skilled artist and brings some amazing drawing ability to the team! She loves kids and enjoys helping them draw and paint! Columbia Alumni! 



Hi, my name is Ella, I’m a sophomore at SAIC studying painting and drawing. I absolutely love working with kids and teaching them the joys of art! Columbia Alumni! 



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Edie is a Senior at Columbia high school. This will be her first year with Funky Fun Art and she is so excited! Her favorite styles of art are sculpture and painting, and she can’t wait to make tons of fun projects with the kids at camp!

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Hi! I am a rising senior at Columbia High school and this will be my first year at Funky Fun Art! I absolutely love working with kids as well as art, and am super excited to join the team this summer. Looking forward to meeting all of the campers and helping them express themselves! 



Tali is a sophomore at Columbia! She has worked with children at The Friendship Circle, SNAP, and as a teacher's assistant at Congregation Beth El. She has taken art classes for the past five years and is excited to work at Funky Fun Art to help campers learn to express themselves through painting and games! 



This is Dylan's first year at Funky Fun Art and she couldn't be more excited. She is currently enrolled in the Fine Arts program at Montclair State and is interested in animation and graphic design. She can't wait to meet everybody this summer, make some amazing art, and have fun! She is also a Columbia Alumni!



In September I will be a senior at Columbia High School, a member of the Special Dance Company and the step team. I am really excited to work with children and help them express themselves through art. When I was younger art was one of the ways I could express my emotions and creativity.



Dakota is a Junior at Columbia High School. She is very invested in art and music. She also is a tri-sport athlete. She plays lacrosse, soccer and wrestling.

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Pilar is so excited to work at Funky Fun Art! She’s a student at Columbia and has a passion for comics, illustration, and playing with any art supplies she can get her hands on. She hopes she can help the campers express themselves this summer!



Emma is an incoming Sophomore at Coker University in South Carolina! She loves art because it's a great outlet for her creative energies, she finds it relaxing and rewarding. She enjoys doing art with kids even more because she can pass on the skills she's learned over the years and also gain inspiration from their creativity. 



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Ollie is one of the original Funky Fun Art Campers! They are an avid anime extraordinaireThey love drawing and are an accomplished designer on Etsy. They have taught pop up classes for Funky Fun Art in the past and are excited to join the team!  

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Jasmin has been apart of Funky Fun Art since it started in 2014. As a former original camper she decided to join the team 4 years ago! Jasmin loves to share her creativity with the campers and truly understands what makes Funky Fun Art so special. She wants every camper to have as much fun as she did and she strives to make sure they do! 


Hi my name is Kennedy! This is my second summer on the Funky Fun Art team! I love art and spending time with all of the kids! I specialize in glam makeup and special glam effects. Look out for some awesome pics of kids with gems, glitter and some other  surprises! 


Do you love art? Do you love children? 

You could be on the most amazing art team! 

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