Debbie Willey is devout Christian that believes every person is endowed with a God given gift of creativity and each student is inspired with an ability to express themselves artistically. As a native of Kansas, she maintains dual teaching certifications for both Kansas and Oklahoma. She is a professional artist with over 25 years teaching experience (studio, public school and university) and plenty of enthusiastic artistic knowledge to pass on to all her students. Her teaching style is to encourage and challenge her students to accomplish their goal of learning. Regardless of age (preschool-senior citizens), special needs, art as prayer/meditation or coping/recovery therapy, Mrs. Willey has the experience to reach out to where the student 'is' and help them improve. Professional Education
Post-Grad, Educational Technology and Curriculum Design, University of Wisconsin
Masters, Oklahoma Wesleyan University
Bachelors of Fine Arts and Education, Wichita State University
Professional Teaching Experience
Rejoice Christian Schools
Hobby Lobby Fine Art Instructor in Washington and Tulsa County
Oklahoma Wesleyan University
Bartlesville Public Schools
Copan Public Schools
Morris Public Schools
Preston Public Schools
In addition, Mrs. Willey studied with Mr. Jerry Yarnell to complete her certification as a Certified Landscape Artist. Diligent study and atelier experience at the studio, Mrs. Willey is highly proficient in the Yarnell painting and teaching techniques. Her artwork is on exhibit in private galleries, studios and offices around the nation.
Mrs. Willey is currently the Director of Fine Arts and the High School Art teacher for Rejoice Christian School in Owasso Oklahoma, and teaches classes at private studios both locally and nationally. She is available for private classes, murals, commissions, workshops and group presentations.
Call or Text: 918-510-4052
EMAIL: ARTNSPIRES@YAHOO.COM or DWilley@RejoiceSchool.Com