College for Creative Studies I Art Education: Teach What You Love


Linus Parr

Adjunct Faculty

BFA & Visual Arts Teacher Certification, College for Creative Studies, A.A.S., Northwestern Michigan College

Linus Parr graduated from CCS with a degree in Advertising Design later completed his Art Education certification through CCS's Art Education program.

Parr was immediately hired by Eton Academy where he still works to this day. He currently works with students that have learning differences or disabilities. 

Parr began teaching the DAE 315 course at CCS this past January, helping current CCS students understand child development as they learn how to prepare and deliver lessons to elementary students.

Professional Experience:

Visual Arts Instructor/Department Chair, Eton Academy, Birmingham, MI 2010–present
Teach art to students with Learning Disabilities grades 1-12
Wrote Visual Arts curriculum for school

Adjunct Professor, DAE 315 Elementary Methods, Art Education Dept.
College for Creative Studies, Detroit, MI January 2015- present

Mobile Technology iPad/Portfolio Website Instructor, Continuing Education & Art Education Departments, College for Creative Studies, Detroit, MI 2011-present

Visual Arts Instructor, Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp, Twin Lakes, MI 2011 to present:
Sculpture Instructor

Personal Business:

Artist/Owner, Back to Nature Crafts, Royal Oak, MI 2002–present
Most of the items I make are sold in beginning in the Fall


Adobe Creative Suite CC, Final Cut Pro, iLife 011'
Teaching students how to build professional websites
Mobile technology: iPad’s in the classroom
Artistic: Drawing, printmaking, mosaic, sculpture, cut-paper, book making, mixed-media,