ELLIE PINZARRONE received her M.A. in Art History from American University in 2010.  She triple majored in History, Art History and Gender & Women’s Studies as an undergraduate student at the University of Illinois.  Originally from Rockford, Ellie has served as an Art History lecturer for the Quincy Art Center, Womanspace, and as a Fine Arts instructor at John Wood College. Ellie has written and delivered dozens of lectures in the Midwest covering topics ranging from Women in Renaissance Art to Alfred Hitchcock & Film Theory.  She is the founder of Ellie Pinz Studio–a physical and online gallery-classroom where art education, art making, and creativity thrive!  Ellie produces one-of-a-kind artwork as well as educational tools emphasizing the power of right brain thinking.