MINI-DOC: What Makes a Good Artist?

Jano Nakhla


Amelia Saghir

Amelia Saghir’s “School’s Out” was one of many award-winning paintings created by Nonnewaug students this year.

Jano Nakhla, Reporter

WOODBURY — Nonnewaug is home to some of the state’s most talented young artists, but it’s also home to many students who would never consider trying their hand at painting or drawing.

Nonnewaug art teacher Leeza Desjardins has molded young artists for the last three decades, and she shares her wealth of experience in terms of the process of becoming an artist.