ART FIRST SUMMER CAMP

Meet the team!

Yadira Burgoyne, Academic Teacher for Digital Art First Arte Primero

 

Hola! My name is Yadira Burgoyne, I am a stay at home mom to two wonderful toddler girls. We live in Salt Lake. I was born in Mexico. I started my education at Utah State University, where I met my husband. I continued my Elementary Education K-8 degree from Western Governors University, and my Masters in Secondary Language Education from Western Governors University.  I taught first grade during my student teaching and taught dual language immersion third grade Spanish for 3 years at Mary Jackson Elementary. I miss being in the classroom. I teach English students in Asia. I am excited to be part of the Arte Primero community and cannot wait to meet your children!

ACADEMIC GOALS: During this time students will have various subjects from reading, reading comprehension, writing, story book writing, math & math games, vocabulary. Children will have fun learning and being creative!

Haley Duran, Artist for Art First Arte Primero

 

Hi, I’m Haley. I moved to Utah after finishing my undergraduate degree in Washington state and I love the beehive state! I spend my time mountain biking, running, camping, climbing and making art. I have been with Art First for two years, teaching art to children. It makes each one of my days a whole lot brighter!

ARTISTIC GOALS: Children will learn about artists, art movements, international art. Children will learn various techniques using all their materials in their art kits. Children will use their imagination and natural spirit to create what is in their hearts.  

Mayela Moreno, Spanish Instructor for Art First Arte Primero

 

Mayela Moreno has been working with kids during the past 3 year from ages to 4 - 10. Teaching Spanish and helping them to succeed, to be motivated and develop their skill to be more independent. I love to work with kids, because they can see life as simple as I would love to see it. I love to learn from them everyday.

SPANISH GOALS: Our goal is for children to learn new words, new phrases in Spanish and practice speaking Spanish. Children will learn Spanish in a fun environment, playing in Spanish, Singing in Spanish & Art in Spanish! All levels welcome from beginner to advanced!

Suyin Chong, Office Manager & Summer Camp Spanish Instructor

 

My name is Suyin Chong, I am from Northern Mexico. I have lived in Salt Lake for 18 years and it was love at first sight! We love our community and I am honored to serve our children in our community.  I love being a mom to my 4 of children. I love spending time with Art First children, listening to their amazing ideas, teaching Spanish and seeing their creative minds grow!

SPANISH GOALS: Our goal is for children to learn new words, new phrases in Spanish and practice speaking Spanish. Children will learn Spanish in a fun environment, playing in Spanish, Singing in Spanish & Art in Spanish! All levels welcome from beginner to advanced!

Marla Love: Founder/Director of Art First Arte Primero

 

Marla Love is founder and director of Art First Arte Primero. Marla is the mother of Naeemah & Jaseena and her daughters are very much an inspiration in starting the fine art studio for children. Marla Love teaches Art First on Zoom, Live on Facebook, Art workshops and helping artists with the Jackson Pollock and mural paintings.

ARTISTIC GOALS: For children to find their creative eyes. To see their world through eyes of an artist. During online classes, art projects we will explore various techniques and what could be done with their art materials. Having fine art supplies at home will open worlds of creativity for your children and home!