Director, Heath Art
Diane Heath is an arts educator at Oakland Christian High School in Auburn Hills, MI. Prior to that she taught at Stoney Creek High School in Rochester Hills, MI since its opening in 2002.
Her students have been awarded over $1 million dollars in scholarship awards yearly since 2010 along with earning dozens of National Scholastic Art Awards. She has served as an Adjunct Instructor for Kendall College of Art and Design and as a Consultant for Kendall College. She has supervised student teachers for Oakland University and teaches a portfolio prep course for high school students at the College for Creative Studies.
The challenges of giving her students a positive summer learning experience led her to create and direct the Heath Art Summer Art Intensive Camp. She worked with General Motors to help create the GM Career Day Gold Key Event and was a member of the Oakland Schools Advisory Board and from 1998 – 2019. She was awarded the Michigan Art Education Association Secondary Teacher of the Year Award 2010, 2006 Kendall Art Educator Award, 2008 Oakland University Educator Award, 2003 College for Creative Studies Educator Award
Faculty, Heath Art
Eugene Clark, has a 35 year career as an artist and speaker. His motivational messages have been received to critical acclaim nationally, putting him at the top of the corporate "wish list", for creativity training. In addition to overseeing his own creative arts firm, he is a professor at The College for Creative Studies, Detroit, MI, and Oakland University, Rochester Hills, MI. His personal work is published by Harper Prism, and has received commissions to create large-scale public art. He is selected to exhibit an outdoor sculpture in ArtPrize Nine & Ten, Grand Rapids, MI. He has six books to his credit, the most recent titled "Anatomical Illustration for the Figure Artist", being used as a text book in university art programs. His goal is to help students create the best strategies for success and he is a firm believer that creative thinking and doing are an essential component. He holds a BFA, College for Creative Studies, Detroit, MI, and an MFA, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI., with post-graduate study at Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, MI. He recently received the "Distinguished Service Award" from the Michigan Art Education Association, presented at Cobo Hall, Detroit, MI.