Community Education Bios

Elisabeth Walakovits

Elisabeth Walakovits is a teacher, and fine artist/commission artist who has been teaching for Horizons for Youth since summer 2004 at both Main and Fowler.  Elisabeth will be teaching a series of Adult Art and Crafts Classes beginning Spring 2015.  She has an Associate's Degree in Fine Art from NCC and a Bachelor's Degree in Art Education from Moravian College. 

She has been teaching art classes K-9th  grade and also teaches dance classes K-5th grade during the school year.  She has almost 20 years of dance experience plus 11 years of teaching experience.

Elisabeth is also active in creating her own artwork, making a point to participate in Moravian's annual "Celebrating Moravian Women" show for female students, staff, and alumni.  She has been consistently awarded for her artwork over the last 10 years.

She is passionate about bringing art experiences to her students that they otherwise wouldn't have in school.  Everyone should have the chance to learn the skills to succeed at what they love.