Arts

Meet our Faculty

Stacy Quiros
Fine Arts Director; Fine Arts Teacher, Band
Stacy Quiros is Whitefield's fine arts director and oversees the entire Whitefield fine arts program. Quiros completed a Bachelor of Arts degree at Furman University and is a professional clarinetist/saxophonist, playing numerous concerts per year. She acts as our band director for the pep band, jazz band, marching band and concert band. Quiros founded Whitefield’s original band program in 1999 with only a nine-piece ensemble. She has since expanded the music program to include over 130 students in grades 5-12 who participate in many different ensembles.
Jake Aull
Fine Arts Teacher, Digital Art
Jake Aull joined the WolfPack in 2020, and he serves on the Upper School faculty as a digital art teacher. With over two decades of experience as a professional graphic designer and web designer, Aull specializes in logos/brand, magazine design, brochures, newsletters, and more. Aull holds a B.F.A. in graphic design from the Savannah College of Art and Design and a M.S. in marketing from Georgia State University.
Marie Baughman
Art Teacher
In 2020, Marie Baughman joined the Whitefield faculty as our Lower School art teacher. She brings with her more than 25 years of elementary art in various Georgia public schools, including Clifton Elementary, Spring Hill Elementary, and Sara Harp Minter Elementary. She holds a B.S.Ed. in art education from Georgia Southern University and a M.A.T.L. in technology intergration from NOVA Southeastern University.
Nai Brooks
Multimedia Specialist; Fine Arts Live Production Teacher
Prior to joining the WolfPack in 2020 as our multimedia specialist, Nai Brooks began her career as a teacher and transitioned into the audio/visual arena in the early 2000s. She has worked in production roles for ministries, theatre, and television, and she holds a B.F.A. in theatre design and technology, a M.F.A. in digital media design, and a doctorate degree in business administration, specializing in marketing and technology entrepreneurship.
Rebecca Brown
Fine Arts Teacher, Visual Art
An Atlanta native, Rebecca Brown graduated from Georgia State University with both a B.A. in fine arts and a M.A.Ed. degree. In 2006 she earned a 10-year National Teaching Certification from the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards. National Board certified teachers are highly accomplished educators who meet high and rigorous standards through intensive study, expert evaluation, self-assessment and peer review. Brown is a practicing photographer and painter whose work has been shown at the Marietta Cobb Museum of Art, NAEA National Headquarters, the Mable House, and local galleries and shows. She believes that every student has some natural artistic ability which can be developed and refined.
Erin Coleman
Fine Arts Teacher, Theater
Erin Coleman joined the WolfPack in 2018 as Middle and Upper School theater teacher. Before arriving at Whitefield, she gained seven years of experience teaching theater and English in Georgia public schools and an additional 18 years of experience as a creative director for three different dance companies and a director for many local theater productions. Coleman has earned a B.S. in secondary English education with a double minor in theater and performance studies and dance from Kennesaw State University.
Emily East
Fine Arts Orchestra Teacher
Emily East has been a part of the Lower School strings program since 2009 and joined the WolfPack staff in 2016 as Middle School and Upper School orchestra teacher. East has 10 years of experience teaching violin through the Suzuki Talent Education Program and also teaches students throughout the Atlanta area.
Corrie Henson
Fine Arts Chorus Teacher
Corrie Henson serves as a Middle and Upper School chorus teacher at Whitefield. Prior to joining the WolfPack faculty, Henson built a thriving performing and visual arts program for students in PreK through 12th grade at Mt. Paran Church, as well as a strong choir and arts program for grades 5-12 at Community Bible Church. She holds a B.S. in music education from Lee University.
Kim Machnik
Fine Arts Teacher, Art
Kimberly Machnik joined Whitefield’s fine arts team in 2019 as a Middle School arts teacher. Prior to joining the WolfPack, Machnik gained more than eleven years of experience teaching art to young people and adults. She has served in a variety of art education roles independently and at organizations including Mable House Arts Center, the High Museum of Art, and The Center Academy in Smyrna. Machnik has obtained a B.A. in Fine Arts from the University of Colorado at Boulder, an M.A. in art education from Florida State University, and a Diploma of Graphic Design from the Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale.
Sydney Perry ('11)
Fine Arts Teacher Assistant
After graduating from Whitefield in 2011, Sydney Perry returned to the WolfPack as a Upper School Fine Arts Teacher Assistant in 2018. Before returning, Syd gained experience as a carpenter and props artisan at the Berry College Theater Company, holding the title of Properties Department Supervisor, and an an arts administration and box office intern at the Rome Little Theater. She has earned a B.A. in technical production in theater and minor in music from Berry College.
Elizabeth Weathington
Music Teacher; Computer Teacher
Elizabeth Weathington began serving as Lower School music and computer teacher at Whitefield in 2017. Previously, she gained six years of experience teaching music at New Georgia Elementary, served as the youth choir director at Due West United Methodist Church in Marietta for two years, and has taught private vocal lessons for seven years. Weathington attended Reinhardt University, where she obtained a B.A. in music education.