Robin McLaurin

Robin McLaurin has served for 13 years at Grace Academy as the visual arts teacher and lead for the Fine Art Department. She has also served 13 years as an Adjunct Professor of Visual Arts at the University of Mary Hardin Baylor. McLaurin has presented topics before on art at ACCS, SCL and TAEA. She enjoys teaching and guiding students to experience the connections between science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics (STEAM). She holds a B. S. in Elementary Education, an M. A. in Art Education, and an MFA in Visual Arts. She enjoys traveling, especially to visit her two grown sons and their families. Her professional photography practice includes working with wet, analog, and alternative processes. McLaurin passes on to her classes the lessons she learns as a professional artist. She has been a member of the Christians in the Visual Arts (CIVA) since 2014. She has been awarded artist-in-residencies, has shown nationally and internationally, and her work is held in private collections. As a volunteer professional photographer her photographs have been used for mission work and for the Heart Galley of Texas, an art exhibit intended to serve as a community outreach featuring children who are waiting for adoption. In her spare time, she is learning Scottish Gaelic, enjoys Scottish Country dancing, and playing the Irish flute and tin whistle. She is loving the blessings the Lord has bestowed upon her.