Mrs. Hirsch comes to the Alliance with a Bachelor’s Degree in Communications and a passion for art. She graduated from the Fashion Institute of Technology in Manhattan. Her previous eight years included teaching art, giving private lessons, judging polychromatic art, and speaking at educations conferences. She has won accolades and awards for her teaching methods. She is currently the proprietress of Artisan’s Café, an e-commerce art store. She has authored several books and is finishing a teacher’s guide on art in the classroom. Mrs. Hirsch and her family have currently relocated to Southwest Florida and are thrilled with their move! Mrs. Hirsch is looking forward to supporting the work of the Alliance and becoming involved with the art community here.