Charity-Mika Woodard received her Ed.D in Higher Ed Leadership from George Fox University an MFA in Painting and Drawing from the New York Academy of Art, and proudly holds a K-12 Art teaching certification from Missouri. The combination of these degrees and experiences merging technical art skills and theory shapes a passion for visual communication. Ms. Woodard has had the privilege of working with many artists, including Eric Fischl, Vincent Desiderio, Wade Schuman, Jenny Saville, and Damian Loeb. She has shown in group exhibits in London, New York, and throughout the mid-west. Charity-Mika Woodard teaches future teachers at Pittsburg State University.