Althea Neustaedter was born and raised in the San Francisco Bay Area. She has a rich education in the arts, with a BA in Illustration from the California College of the Arts and Crafts (CCA), and a Masters Degree in Fine Arts from the San Francisco art University and an education in landscape painting and Art History from the Art Academy in Florence, Italy. Althea is currently a Assistant Professor of Art Education at Southern Utah University. She is an art advocate and works to bring art awareness to schools.
2021 Teaching credentials with Fine Art Endorsement
Southern Utah University, Cedar City Utah
2015 Master of Fine Art
San Francisco Art Academy University, San Francisco, California
2005 Bachelor of Arts in Illustration
California College of the Arts, Oakland, California
Personal success as a professional artist, exhibiting original work in various galleries, exhibits and magazines.
10+ Years of teaching youth and adults Fine Art
Extremely passionate and knowledgeable about Fine Art in all its forms, with a focus on teaching the fundamentals of art so that anyone has the ability to learn to be an artist.
Proven success in community engagement and bringing awareness to the Arts
Expertise in fundraising and enhancing art programs in schools
Teaching successes have included entering student’s artwork in museum galleries, securing scholarships and winning competitions