Art Teacher — Mrs. Magdalena Perussi
Mrs. Perussi was born in Romania. She has been surrounded by art since her childhood. Her father is an iconographer and he helped develop her artistic inclinations. She has a degree in painting with a minor in teaching art from the University of Fine Arts in Bucharest. Soon after receiving her degree she came to the green and beautiful Oregon. Over the years Mrs. Perussi has painted icons for her church and parishioners and worked on religious murals at the two Romanian Orthodox churches in Portland. Currently she continues to challenge herself with new art projects. She also enjoys reading, gardening and spending time with family. She loves teaching art class at ASA where the education of children is addressed academically and spiritually. She feels privileged to be part of such a wonderful community.