Degrees and Certifications:
Mrs. Marie Bower
This is Marie Bower’s fifth year teaching art at LMCMS and 9th year working in various schools in the district. Before becoming an art teacher, Mrs. Bower worked as an artist working mainly in cast metal. She received her BFA from the University of Kansas and the University of Costa Rica. In 2007, she earned a MFA from the University of Arizona, and in 2012, she earned her teaching certificate from Emporia State University. When Mrs. Bower is not teaching, she can be found riding her mountain bike along the Lawrence River Trails, snuggling with her two cats or spending time in her garden. Mrs. Bower’s goal for the year is to make art a fun & hands on experience whether students are working from home or are at school.