Ms. Marni Oberpriller

Phone: 651-744-4544 (rings in both 0218 & 2103)

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Digital Photograph by Maimoua Hoang

Ms. Marni Oberpriller

Why Art Matters

ABOUT MS. MARNI
This is my 22nd year teaching Art and my 15th year teaching at Crossroads.
I have also taught art at different sites and grade levels.
Grades K-8 art at West Central Academy, Minneapolis Public Schools
Grades 9-12 Ceramics and Digital Art at St Paul Johnson.
 
When not teaching students or grading assignments, I enjoy getting out and DOING with my family. My husband Dave and I have hosted exchange students from all over the World including Europe, Asia and South America.  
 
Dave and I live on the Eastside and have three (step)sons, two dogs, and a small flock of city chickens. When not in the city, I love to travel and explore the outdoors by spend time with family at the cabin fishing (bass & pike), sailing, kayaking and taking photographs.
 
I also enjoy creating and exploring the World of arts and crafts, studying architecture, gardening, kite flying, spelunking and I play ice hockey.  
 
 
EDUCATION: 
• A.A. degree from Minneapolis Community College
I have earned 3 degrees from the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities campus:
• BA degree in Studio Arts (Ceramics & Art History), University of Minnesota, College of Liberal Arts  
• Post-Baccalaureate Degree in Visual Arts, K-12 Licensure, University of Minnesota, College of Education and Human Development  
• M.Ed in Education, University of Minnesota, College of Education and Human Development  
 
 
 
MS MARNI'S PHILOSOPHY OF TEACHING ART
 
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