Adjunct Faculty, Education Program
Amelia Horner, MEd, has a rich background working around the arts and education. She has a BFA from Tufts University in Art History, and Studio Arts from The School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. While in Boston she also attended Harvard University, where she studied American and World History. During her undergraduate work, she was a teaching assistant and began working in globally recognized and regional museums. It was in the museum setting that Amelia realized her passion for K-12 art-based education in addition to maintaining a personal practice.
After years working in museums and around education, Amelia earned her teaching credential and MEd from Antioch University Santa Barbara with an emphasis on Arts Integration.
Amelia currently works as an Art Specialist within the Santa Barbara and Goleta School Districts, where she teaches multiple mediums with a hands-on approach combined with Art History, theory, and best practice routines. An avid lover of nature, Amelia is also a Ganna Walska Lotusland educator and employee of the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History.
At Antioch, Amelia teaches The Arts and Culture of Learning, in collaboration with the Santa Barbara Museum of Art. In addition to teaching, Amelia has a passion for travel and world cultures. When she is not in a classroom she is out enjoying the beauty of our natural world or spending time in her studio.