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Colleen Fitzsimmons-Wiviott

A native of St. Louis, Colleen lives in Northampton with her husband, Noah, her two year old son, Ezra, and rescue dog, Seamus. She has worked in museum and art education for the past ten years and is currently the resident art educator of Buzz Art Workshops at Honeycomb. She is passionate about helping children discover their own creative processes while building community through art. When she's not lesson planning, teaching, or momming, you can find her baking treats for her family, visiting the farmers' market, or checking out all the amazing art exhibitions and performances St. Louis has to offer.
Hanukkah and Christmas sugar cookies on a plate

How My Interfaith Family Celebrates the Holiday Season

My favorite holiday is Christmas. I love everything about it: the music, food, decorations, the spirit of giving, books and movies, and the joy that surrounds the season. My husband of six years knows...

It’s About the Journey, Not the Destination: Process Art Making with Kids

I have seen a surge in picture-perfect craft projects for kids in recent years, thanks to social media platforms and resources like Pinterest. As an art educator, this makes me cringe a little. Don’t...
a view from above of a toddler painting on a large white paper with a messy palate of paint and a cup of brushes

Tips for Painting with Little Artists

Painting with little artists may require some patience, but the payoff is well worth it.   Over the years, I have talked with parents and caregivers who want their young children to experience painting and flex...