Larissa is an art and science educator and mixed media artist living in Chapel Hill. She teaches high school art and science courses at Carolina Friends School. She loves combining mediums in illustration, animation, and sculptural projects. She’s the author and illustrator of the children’s book, There’s Wondrous Fungus Among- Us! In the classroom, she aims to cultivate experimental and curiosity-driven approaches to the art-making process, seeing art as a vehicle for discovery, processing, healing, and transformation.