Marie Stewart is an award-winning Fine Arts educator and painter with a focus on abstract nature paintings and functional artwork. She received a BA in Fine Art with a concentration in Education from Bowling Green State University in 2010 and before moving to Jamestown taught K-12 art in Texas for eight years. There, she led several students to placement in Texas’ annual statewide student art competition, was elected head of her district art program in 2014 and received Teacher of the Year honors in 2017. In addition to her work at Infinity, Marie operates The Only Road Home Studio, a small arts & crafts studio which focuses on handmade art items suitable for everyday household use and abstract paintings inspired by her travels. Marie arrived in Jamestown with her family in August 2018 and is excited to work with students to explore its rich culture and art community.