Meet the Directors
Maylin Travers is Co-Director of Art Camp. She has been teaching art at American Heritage School for ten years. Her passion for working with children and instilling in them a love of art is a lifelong passion. Ms. Travers graduated from Florida International University with a degree in Education and a minor in Art. She also studied painting in Paris. Art Camp is a relaxed and fun environment where she shares her passion with campers who will experience many different art mediums.
Sharon Marsten joined Maylin Travers as Co-Director of Art Camp last summer. After a career in graphic design in New York City servicing clients such as Anthony Robbins, Merrill Lynch, and other small businesses, she moved to Florida. Ms. Marsten works with Ms. Travers during the school year in the Lower School art classroom, where she has loads of fun and shares her excitement about every aspect of art. In addition, Ms. Marsten owns a design and photography business called McKenna Photography and Design.
Pam Stave earned her degree in Fine Art at the University of California and spent 32 years teaching in 4 countries and 5 states. She has been at American Heritage for 17 years teaching students in Kindergarten through 8th grade how to express themselves through art. Ms. Stave started the Young Artists Camp, now called Art Camp, in 2003. She says, art is joy and joy is art!
Yvette Westmoreland studied in an international art program in high school for four years. She attended college in The Netherlands at the School for Visual Arts. While there, Ms. Westmoreland traveled throughout Europe, to London, Paris, Barcelona, and Munich, and worked on various art projects. When she returned to the U.S., she taught in the gifted art program at Garrison Jones Elementary School from 1986 to 1999, and came to American Heritage School when it opened in 1999. Ms. Westmoreland has been teaching art at the American Heritage Fine Arts Summer Program since 2004.