The teacher-in-residence position combines an artist residency at Lynden to support personal art practice with time dedicated to developing, observing, and assessing our place-based education programs, providing a consistent and engaged K-12 educator voice on our education planning team. Browne has been an MPS art teacher for 20 years at La Escuela Fratney, a dual-language elementary school with a social justice curriculum. Her teaching focuses on community collaborations, interdisciplinary study of culture, nature, and contemporary art practices. Previously, she worked as education coordinator for the Milwaukee Art Museum, managing their studio program. Browne earned degrees in Art History, Philosophy, and K-12 Art Education from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM). Hobday is in her fourth year teaching art at Bruce Guadalupe Middle School, a public charter school on Milwaukee’s south side with a culturally relevant social justice art curriculum. Her teaching focuses on interdisciplinary studies of culture, the environment, community themes and art as activism. Hobday earned her K-12 Art Education degree in 2016 from UWM.