Andrea FioriCo-Chair, Visual Arts Department

Co-Chair, Visual Arts Department; Assistant Professor, School of Liberal Arts and Sciences 

  • MEd in Art Education, Temple University
  • BA in Art Education, Messiah College

Professor Fiori teaches drawing, painting, ceramics, and history of art and culture.

Prior to teaching at Cairn, Fiori served 18 years as a middle school & high school art educator, as well as one year at the Hilltown Creative Arts Academy.

In addition to teaching at Cairn, Fiori conducts educational and studio workshops, works as a corporate educator, and serves as a volunteer docent at Grounds for Sculpture in Hamilton (NJ).  She also serves part-time as Studio Instructor for the Cairn Community Arts Academy. She hopes to one day start her own ceramics business and lead more art-based tours abroad.

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Academic Specialties & Interests:

  • Art history
  • Studio art—especially watercolor and ceramics


  • PA Teaching Professional Certificate, K-12 Art Education
  • NJ State Teaching Standard Certificate, Art Education
  • ACSI Professional Certificate, K-12 Art

Professional Involvement:

  • Member, National Art Education Association
  • Member, Pennsylvania Art Education Association
  • Member, Art Educators of New Jersey
  • Member, Christians in the Visual Arts (CIVA)


  • “Coping with Burnout: Lessons from Experienced Urban Art Teachers.”  NAEA  National Convention.
  • “Running a Multi-Disciplined Based Art Education Program.” Mid-Atlantic Christian Schools Association (MACSA) Teachers’ Convention.
  • “The American Realist: Andrew Wyeth.” Trinity Orthodox Presbyterian Church.

Teaching at Cairn since 2012

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