Alyssa Robinson has always been passionate about visual arts and teaching. In 2011, she graduated with Honours from Mohawk College, studying Early Childhood Education. Alyssa continued her studies and graduated from University of Toronto with an Honours Bachelor of Arts in Art and Art History, specializing in Drawing and Print Media. After graduating, she spent 6 months abroad teaching in South Korea. Upon her return, Alyssa has continued to teach arts in both community and government charity organizations. Alyssa has gained much hands-on experience in the teaching field working with different age groups and facilitating children’s artistic development in classroom settings.
She has worked at Toronto’s Harbourfront Centre, and was hired for the Outdoor Educator position teaching Art and Urban Studies to school workshops grades K-12. Alyssa then acted as a Bilingual Visual Arts Instructor at Mississauga's Living Arts Centre and currently continues to instruct the School Visits Workshops as well as the camp programs. Before her travels abroad, Alyssa worked as a Visual Arts Instructor in Hamilton at Columbia International College for the ESL Summer Camp Programs. Last year, Alyssa started working with Art House providing free art programs in High school, Youth Centres and Hospitals in the Halton region as well as implementing art installations in the community with the Halton Environmental Network.