Jody Chapel is an artist, art educator and an active advocate for arts and culture in Colorado. She has had a career as a designer, art director, and creative director in print media, multimedia, and the Internet. She has volunteered for arts advocacy groups and taught art and design in public schools for over 10 years. She has a BFA from Metropolitan State University in painting and a masters degree in studio art from Regis University. She loves helping young people realize that they are all creative and that careers in the creative industry are possible.