Welcome to our Newest Board Members!
Sharon is a 1998 graduate of North Carolina Central University (NCCU) with a Bachelor of Arts degree in General Arts/ Art Education. Sharon is NC licensed art educator currently teaching art at Voyager Academy Elementary School in Durham, NC. Sharon has over 15 years of teaching experience, working with general classroom students to special education on the elementary level. She has taken her love for art education and created an art business, Time For Art, LLC. Sharon’s goal is to provide a social and emotional connection for my young artists through arts.
Tim is a Senior Vice President at Truist and manages the in-house creative design studio. He lives in Kernersville, NC with his wife and three children. Helping others has become a lifelong commitment that began in college, where he spent Saturdays volunteering with children in the community. This desire to have an impact on the lives of others was the spark that grew into years of involvement in church ministries, local organizations and volunteer opportunities. Tim has led team projects for the United Way Day of Caring, Habitat for Humanity and the Truist Lighthouse Project. Arts for Life provides him another avenue to live out his personal purpose of helping and inspiring others by leading with compassion and creativity.
Clinton is married to another AFL Board member, Sylvia Hicks, and they have two sons. He is a North Carolina native, as well as a retired United State Government lawyer and United States Air Force officer. Clinton enjoys all types of visual arts, but especially loves to paint himself (usually using acrylics for his own artwork).
Sylvia is an active member of Tau Theta Zeta chapter of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Incorporated where she enjoys service projects for causes that she has a passion for. A big believer in service, Sylvia supports organizations such as March for Babies, Sickle Cell Awareness and Autism Awareness. Sylvia is married to Clinton Hicks and has two adult sons and a daughter-in-law. She is a North Carolina native and is a member of Friendship Missionary Baptist Church in Charlotte.
Welcome, Sharon, Tim, Clinton and Sylvia!
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