Instructors

Janet Ames

Ames, Janet A long time resident of Marine on St. Croix, Janet has a fine arts degree and professionally works as a teacher with at-risk and Special Education students. She…

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Jen Bertsch

Jen Bertsch

Jen Bertsch Jen Bertsch has offered professional coaching and training for 12 years http://www.moxycoaching.com/. With a direct and engaging style, she has a natural talent for digging deep and asking…

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Jim Miller

Jim Miller Jim Miller (Ph.D., geology, University of Minnesota) is an Emeritus Associate Professor of Geology at the University of Minnesota Duluth (2008-2016) and, formerly, was a Senior Geologist with…

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John Hanson

John Hanson

John Hanson John Hanson is an artist, woodworker and soap maker from Minneapolis. He has been teaching soap making for over four years, with many of his classes resulting in…

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Karen Engelbretson

Karen Engelbretson A local artist from Grant, Karen Engelbretson has been making needle felted birds since 2008.  She regularly teaches needle felting at St. Croix valley locations. Karen is a semi-retired…

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Kevin Hyenhuis

Kevin Nyenhuis

Kevin Nyenhuis Kevin Nyenhuis is an avid paddler and woodworker. Enchanted by the upper St Croix as a canoe instructor 30 some years ago, he has raised his family in…

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Larry Underkoffler

Larry Underkoffler

Larry Underkoffler Now retired, Larry Underkoffler taught art for 23 years.  He is a Marine Corps veteran who served in Viet Nam, was a Boy Scout Camping Director for 8…

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Laurelei Creuzer

Laurelei Creuzer A teacher from Osceola, WI, Laurelei Creuzer has been teaching Psyanky Egg Dyeing for over thirty years.  Laurelei enjoys crafts of all kinds, including her newly acquired Nålbinding…

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Lisa Ann Peterson

Lisa Ann Peterson Lisa Peterson doesn’t remember a time when she hasn’t been making something. She is a spinner, knitter, quilter and weaver, creating rugs on an antique floor loom…

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Liz Schreiber

Liz Schreiber

Liz Schreiber Liz Schreiber is a 15 year veteran of the State Fair and has won multiple ribbons over the years. When not winning ribbons, she has worked as an…

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