DeBose Visual Arts Coordinator

Quaja Bell


I am a organized, self-directed, community-driven educational professional with 20+ years of managerial,organizational and customer service experience. 16 of which I have spent teaching Ceramics and various art mediums to students of all ages and abilities.

DeBose Visual Arts Coordinator

Celeste Payne


For over 20 years I have been a professional artist specializing in graphic design and fine art. As a Theraputic Art Life Coach and art educator and the proprietor of Chortazo Fine Art and Graphic Design in Baton Rouge, LA, I create custom t-shirts, paintings, logos, book covers, web/social media designs and host art classes.

DeBose Visual Arts Coordinator

Mary Trigg


Ms. Trigg is a middle school art teacher and independent ceramic artist. She took her first ceramics class in high school and got hooked on clay and now aims to share that joy and enthusiasm for art with her students. In college and graduate school she studied economics, studio art and education. This year will be her 15th in the public school classroom.