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Our instructors are drawn from a wealth of talented teachers, including nationally known artists from across the country and across the street. They are innovative craftsmen and artists who enjoy trying new techniques and love sharing what they do with their students.

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Ronnie Hess

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Ronnie Hess is an award-winning journalist and poet whose food and travel writing has appeared in national and regional publications. She is the author of six poetry books with a seventh forthcoming (Word Press, 2023), as well as two award-winning culinary travel guides, Eat Smart in Portugal and Eat Smart in France, from Ginkgo Press. Ronnie currently serves as co-president of the Wisconsin Fellowship of Poets.

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