Cathy Bowman is an award-winning cartoonist and writer, and an experienced teacher who enjoys helping children tell their stories in words and pictures. She has conducted workshops for the Charles Schulz Museum, the Girl Scouts, the San Anselmo Recreation Department and others. Cathy is a member of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators and creator of the mini-comic “The Old Cat and the Sea.”
Bryan S. Dyer is a multi-talented musician who not only sings but plays and teaches several instruments including bass guitar, percussion and piano; writes and arranges music, conducts choirs and groups, and works in television, radio and film. A veteran of some of the Bay Area’s top vocal groups Bryan has performed across the globe . Bryan’s talents have landed him alongside such artist as Al Green, Bobby McFerrin, Michael McDonald of the Doobie Brothers, Ladysmith Black Mambazo, the soundtrack for the movie “La Mission” with Benjamin Bratt, and recording and performing with Huey Lewis and The News to name a few. He is also a member of The Recording Academy and a voting member of The Grammy Awards.
Julia earned her BA in jewelry and design from London, and recently received her teaching credentials from Sonoma State University. has been an Exhibited artist and Art teacher for over 20 years. Her work has been featured in exhibits by Artisans in Marin, an organization founded over 30 years ago by a group of local artists. Julia enjoys capturing landscapes, using watercolor or etching as her medium. Julia encourages students to use their imagination and to find their creative voice, using a variety of media. Julia teaches students basic art skills through lessons aligned with the California art content standards. Julia loves to share the knowledge of art and the creative spirit, believing that art is a wonderful process, which opens the door to many types of learning.
Antwan is a multi-percussionist that has Co founded the Las Vegas based performance arts company Molodi, performed with the Las Vegas and North American production of Stomp, and tour nationally with Step Afrika. He is actively performing and teaching workshops and residencies in the U.S and internationally.He has been engaging audiences for 14 years with body percussion and stepping. As a performer, he thrives on breaking down musical and genre barriers through creative, interdisciplinary projects. As an teacher he is enthused by creating community through body music, giving people a different outlet of expression. As an artist, Antwan has expanded his artistic crafts by becoming an improv actor and stand-up comedian. He strives to grow to become a better teacher, performer and person .