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A visual artist born and raised in Dorchester, Liz has twenty years of experience working as a classroom art teacher and community arts educator. Former Arts Programming Director for Dorchester Boys and Girls Clubs, Liz has worked with communities in the South Bronx, Boston and most recently Cape Cod to build community collaborations through the Arts. As a working visual artist, she has exhibited her paintings in numerous solo and group exhibitions, has been featured in publications, has received numerous grants, awards and commissions for her work. She has served on several boards such as the Boston Cultural Council, the Boston Redevelopment Authority's Artist Review Board and currently serves on the Collections Committee of the Provincetown Art Museum. She also owns and operates an art gallery in Provincetown MA. She has a degree in Fine Art from Smith College.

Cheryl Robinson is an artist, teacher and mother who has taught classes for Dot Art for over ten years. She has an undergraduate degree from Mass College of Art in Painting and Printmaking and an MFA in Drawing and Intermedia from the University of Iowa. She is licensed K-12 Visual Arts Teacher in the State of Massachusetts. She has created public artworks for the Boston Housing Authority with funding from the Edward Ingersoll Brown Fund. She has exhibited regionally and nationally.

Originally from Dorchester, Susan is a mother of three and an advocate for the neighborhood.


Amanda Role. Lesley University, Cambridge MA. Candidate for Masters in Art Therapy.

Elizabeth Connolly: Lesley University, Cambridge MA. Candidate for Masters in Art Therapy.

Dominique Denbow: Smith College, Northampton MA. Candidate for BA in Neuroscience.

Alana Parkinson. Originally from Dorchester, and a former Dot Art student, Alana has been active in youth art programs in Boston such as Boston City Singers and Artists For Humanity. She is a student at Boston University.