Faculty Spotlight: Karin Feild

Teacher - Lower School Art 
Department and Program Affiliations:
Fine Arts Department and Lower School

Academic background:
B.A., Fine Arts, Old Dominion University
M.S., Education, Old Dominion University
How long have you been at Norfolk Academy?
I have been at Norfolk Academy for 33 years.

Tell us why you wanted to become an educator:
I wanted to share my love of art and the techniques and practices I have had the good fortune to learn.

What most excites you about working at Norfolk Academy?
I have the autonomy to introduce new concepts and methods to my students.

Norfolk Academy is unique because…
Our students are eager to learn and approach new ideas with enthusiasm.

What do you like to do in your own time/when you’re not working?  
I like to paint landscapes in oil paints.

Last book read:
The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway
Favorite food?
A Napoleon pastry

A movie is being made about your life. Who would they cast to play you?
Kathleen Turner
Fun Fact:
I have three dogs – a beagle, a boxer, and a chocolate lab.
“When I grow up, I want to be…”
...an artist with my own gallery.