About the Teacher
My name is Penny Smith and I teach art at
. I currently live in Churchville with my two sons, husband, dog and cat. I also have a stepdaughter and a grand-daughter who live in the area. Paul Road School
I grew up in Hilton, N. Y. where I graduated from
with majors in math, science, graphic design /photography. After graduation, I attended Hilton Central High School in Northern Michigan University and earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in Photography. Marquette, Michigan
Upon returning to the
area, I began working in the photography field at a number of places including Eastman Kodak, A&R Color Labs and as manager of the Custom Black and White Lab for Instant Photo. Taking a break from photography, I worked to become a senior advertising artist for the advertising department at Wegmans. While working at Wegmans I returned to Rochester and earned a Masters of Science in Art K-12 and Elementary Education. Since then I have worked as an art teacher at Nazareth College , Churchville Chili Middle School , Florence Brasser, Washington Irving and Gates Chili Middle School . I look forward to continuing my career with your children here at Paul Road School Paul Road.