Nicole is an MFA student at the University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth. When she's not at school she's teaching art, meditation, mindfulness and yoga at several places around the area from ages 6 to 70+. The YMCA, The New Bedford Boys and Girls Club, Carabiners, Artworks, The Children's Art Lab, and at the University of Massachusetts are just some of the places that she currently teaches. A lover of wellness, expression and joyfulness, Nicole loves herself deeply and everything in her life and encourages all people she encounters to embark on the same heart filled journey. To be around Nicole is to remember one's heart and its potential to do great things in the world.
Niki has been a part of Splash since Sept 2018!
Bridget is an Animation and Game Arts major, with a minor in Film and Media Studies at The University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth. She has been an active artistic member of her hometown community, Taunton MA, having 6 murals of her own there. Her work is on display at the local YMCA and Taunton Highschool. She currently is an Executive Board member for the production company, 20 Cent Fiction; a group prided on their odd shows, dark humor, and widespread acceptance. An avid film freak, she plans to one day work as a stop motion animator, and hopefully one day a director.
Bridget has been a part of Splash since Feb 2019!
Julie graduated with her BFA from UMass Dartmouth in 2018 with a concentration in Sculpture and 3D Media. She has had her work featured in New Bedford City Hall, the Seaport Art Walk along the State Pier in New Bedford, the Outdoor Sculpture Show at UMass Dartmouth, as well as at Alderbrook Farm in Dartmouth and the Fall River YMCA. After Julie graduated, she went on to be a set designer for Ghost Ship Harbor in Quincy, MA for its Fall 2018 season. There, she helped to build, design, and paint the set for a large-scale haunted house on the deck of the U.S.S. Salem.
Julie has experience teaching all ages, even down to the little ones from having been a preschool teacher. She truly enjoys sharing her love of art and loves seeing everyone’s own creative flair come out while painting as a group. Her friends frequently describe her as having a bubbly personality and enjoys getting to know others!
Outside the studio, you’ll typically find her at the rink, figure skating with her Theatre on Ice team.
Julie has been a part of Splash since July 2020!
Lanna is our studio intern, who currently attends Normandin Middle School. She is part of the dual enrollment program, where she takes high school classes along with her normal coursework. She is a hard worker, who sees what she wants, and goes for it!
When she isn't working or attending school, she enjoys reading, watching intriguing movies, listening to her favorite bands/artists, and hanging out with her best pals!
While she is not an artist here at Splash, she is an integral part of the team in charge of setting up, organizing, studio design, and making sure all customers are set up for the best experience possible! This is her first internship and is excited to share the value she can add to Splash!
Lanna has been a part of Splash since July 2020!