Artful Adventures Instructors

Antonio Méndez is an artist and art educator who has worked in the museum field for over 6 years. With studies at the School of Fine Arts in Puerto Rico and the Pratt Institute in Brooklyn NY, he has taught art, languages, science and math to a variety of age groups from elementary to high school students. Gaining experience teaching in formal and informal settings, Antonio is conscious and intentional on the benefits of both environments. He has also worked with youth at risk and with special needs for over 7 years. A native from Puerto Rico, he is passionate to share his experiences and art knowledge. A big part of his museum work is alongside the Boston Public Schools and many community organizations on issues of early childhood education, family services and immigrant families. At the MFA he is the Community Arts Liaison with United South End Settlements (USES) and Sociedad Latina, the Mission Hill Partnership Lead, and an instructor in the Artful Adventures program.


Barrett Grizzard is an artist and art educator who has taught children in many schools, after school programs, museums, and art centers in the United States and Asia. She received an MAT in Art Education from Tufts University and a BFA in painting from the Maryland Institute College of Art. She works in a variety of media including painting, printmaking, and sculpture, and currently works as an instructor in the Artful Adventures program.


Gianna Stewart is a Boston-based artist with a passion for public art. In 2019 her work "Depth of Decision" was installed in the Gulf of Mexico as part of the Underwater Museum of Art. She received her MFA from the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston and a Museum Studies Certificate from Tufts University. She enjoys bringing unexpected materials into artmaking. Gianna is currently working as an instructor in the Artful Adventures and Studio Art Class programs at the MFA.​


Molly Lamb holds an MFA in Photography from the Massachusetts College of Art and Design and a BA in American Studies from the University of Massachusetts, Boston. Her work has been exhibited nationally, most recently at the Griffin Museum of Photography, the Danforth Art Museum, the Center for Photography at Woodstock, the Houston Center for Photography, and the Annenberg Space for Photography. She currently teaches photography at the Massachusetts College of Art and Design and at Simmons College. At the Museum of Fine Arts she works as an instructor in the Artful Adventures program and as the Community Arts Initiative Liaison for the Charlestown Boys & Girls Club.