Kellie Hayden: Creatively Thriving

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Kellie Hayden: Creatively Thriving

Ms. Kellie Hayden, previously the Resource teacher, has returned this year to teach Drawing for Design and Intro to Graphic Design at Van Nuys High.

Ms. Kellie Hayden, previously the Resource teacher, has returned this year to teach Drawing for Design and Intro to Graphic Design at Van Nuys High.

THE MIRROR| KAYLA LEE

Ms. Kellie Hayden, previously the Resource teacher, has returned this year to teach Drawing for Design and Intro to Graphic Design at Van Nuys High.

THE MIRROR| KAYLA LEE

THE MIRROR| KAYLA LEE

Ms. Kellie Hayden, previously the Resource teacher, has returned this year to teach Drawing for Design and Intro to Graphic Design at Van Nuys High.

By Margarita Hovsepyan, Executive Editor-in-Chief

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Another alumna of Van Nuys, Ms. Kellie Hayden, previously the Resource teacher, has returned this year to teach Drawing for Design and Intro to Graphic Design.

Replacing Ms. Debby Tabain, Ms. Hayden is adjusting perfectly to the new position, referring to her students as a ‘blessing’.  

As a working artist with experience in the animation industry, Ms. Hayden has commissioned illustrations and paintings for business clients and private collections. Besides illustrating, she has also written for children’s books.

Her style of art usually consists of the vivid use of color.

As a teacher, she hopes to instill an entrepreneurial skill set and a growth mindset in her students.

Content with her new workplace she comments, “I am looking forward to seeing our Visual Arts program take root and expand.”