Philippa Grace Adam (they/she) is an MAT teacher candidate at MECA. They hold a Sculpture BFA from MassArt and have also completed a wooden boat building apprenticeship in midcoast Maine. Their studio practice centers around process-based craft, primarily in drawing, fiber, and ceramics. Outside of the art studio, they are a labor organizer with experience in union organizing and grassroots worker-centered advocacy - Letter writing, testimonials, letters to the editor, grant writing, and interviews are important ways that writing informs this practice.
Philippa's teaching is centered around social and emotional learning and mindfulness, the intersections of social justice and community education practices, and advocating for and supporting exceptionalities in learning and alternative education methodologies. Outside of the classroom, they can be found reading, watching documentaries while knitting, and experimenting in the kitchen.
MAT Teacher Candidate 2021
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