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Mary Sawyer To All Instructors



 Hello! My name is Mary Sawyer and I have enjoyed the privilege of working with children as an Art Instructor for almost 40 years.  My goal is to minister the Word of God to your children through Art Education in its many forms. I hold a Bachelor's Degree in Art Education from Plymouth State University of the University System of New Hampshire and have done graduate study at Regent University. I am currently teaching grades 2-12 at Homeschool Plus and look forward to meeting you and your family. Phone: 252-435-2259; Email: [email protected] 

Professional Qualifications/Info:

  • B.S. in Art Education, Plymouth State University of the University System of New Hampshire; Graduate Studies at Regent University, Visual Fine Arts Instructor at Kings Grant School of the Arts. Serving the Homeschool Community of Hampton Roads since 1987 through Art Education. Teaching: Bible Studio Art Gr. 2-12. Privileged to serve as HSP High School Chaplain.
  • 1977. Art Instructor at annual Art Workshop for exceptional children at "A Very Special Arts Festival" in Concord,NH
  • 1978-79. Worked as substitute Art Instructor in Union 48 in Plymouth & Holderness,NH 
  • 1979. Worked with exceptional children at Pemigewassett Development Center, Plymouth, NH.
  • Tutored special programs for special learners.
  • Attended Art Conference at Penn State University
  • 1979. Received Bachelor's Degree in Art Education from Plymouth State University of the University system of New Hampshire with concentrations in Painting & Ceramics. Minor in Social Sciences
  • The youngest graduate student in 1979, she has done graduate study at Regent University working on her Masters in Communications/Biblical Studies.
  •  1987-88.  Art Instructor at Agape Christian School K-8.                                                                                       
  • 1988-90. Home School Art Instructor, Cornerstone Christian School K - 12               
  • 1990-Present. Bible Studio Art Instructor at Homeschool Plus Grades 2 - 12.
  • Coordinator of annual Homeschool Plus Bible Studio Art Exhibits.                                                      
  • Summer 2002-present:  Fine Arts Instructor, Kings Grant School of Fine Arts

Mary and her husband homeschooled their 3 grown children beginning in 1986. All three attended Homeschool Plus. Sarah received her Fine Arts Degree and is currently on staff at Homeschool Plus teaching Honors Art and Bible Studio Art High School Painting.

Honors:
Mary Sawyer dedicated her life to Jesus Christ in 1976 while attending a Campus Crusade for Christ Bible Study at college and was filled with the Holy Spirit shortly thereafter. She received the coveted BARS Undergraduate Tuition Scholarship, graduating Magna Cum Laude, named to the President's List 4 semesters, served as Vice President of Kappa Delta Pi (an Honors Institution in Education) in 1979, and has exhibited her artwork including sculptural forms & oil paintings at the Karl Drerup Art Gallery in Plymouth, NH. She received a tuition scholarship while attending Regent University. In 1991 she received a special Appreciation Award from Homeschool Plus for her years of service to the Homeschool Community in teaching Art Education. In 1998 & 2005 she received the Teacher of the Year Award from Homeschool Plus. Published in Who's Who Among America's Teachers, 8th Ed., 2004 and 9th Ed., 2005. She is currently teaching Bible Studio Art at Homeschool Plus.

Current Classes
Bible Studio Art - T -2nd/3rd – Instructor (open)
Bible Studio Art - T- 4th-12th – Instructor (open)
Bible Studio Art - T- 4th-12th – Instructor (open)
Bible Studio Art - T -2nd/3rd – Instructor (open)
Bible Studio Art - W- 4th-12th – Instructor (open)
Bible Studio Art - W- 4th-12th – Instructor (open)
Bible Studio Art - W- 4th-12th – Instructor (open)
Bible Studio Art - W- 4th-12th – Instructor (open)
Upper High School Chapel - Grades 9-12 – (open)
Bible Studio Art - TH 4-12 – Instructor (open)
Bible Studio Art - TH 4-12 – Instructor (open)