About Jennie

Jennie Harriman teaches art to a child

Experienced Teacher,

Individualized Approach


Jennie Harriman has 25 years experience as an art educator, and has earned both an MFA in Interdisciplinary Arts with teaching licensure, and an MA in Early Childhood Education.

Jennie’s approach to teaching focuses on nurturing individuality, creativity and discovery to help children develop skills that enhance confidence and self-esteem. 

Jennie Harriman teaching a woodworking class for children

Unique Curriculum


Her signature “Hammer, Saw, Drill” woodworking courses have been widely successful in classrooms and grant-funded residencies.


The curriculums are designed to empower children of all ages and abilities, building confidence and independence through hands-on woodworking skills, the responsible use of tools, and the promotion of creativity, cooperation, and problem solving. 

Jennie Harriman teaches art to kids while traveling

Author & Traveling Artist


Jennie is the author of 6 educational picture books.


She enjoys bringing her work to new areas as a traveling artist, and has accepted many opportunities to share art and education with children throughout the United States and internationally. 

(Shown in photo: Jennie teaches an art class at an orphanage in Egypt.)