Alyssa Clinkscales received her Bachelor of Science in Visual Arts degree from Lincoln University of Pennsylvania in 2015. Alyssa also recently received her Master of Arts (MAT) in Teaching in Visual Arts from The University of the Arts (2017) . Alyssa has a background in drawing, painting, printmaking, graphic art, ceramics, and photography. She is a working mixed media artist who has a passion for educating the youth about cultural and social awareness through visual art. She also enjoys participating in community service projects and mentoring the youth among the Philadelphia area and surrounding communities.