Larklynn Brown
lbrown@ben.edu
Phone: 630-853-4230
Degree Level/Concentration: Bachelor of Arts in Humanities from DePaul University

 

Professional Background:
Larklyn Brown (Lark) is a native Philadelphian. She attended Temple University and studied the "Visual Arts" and dance. While attending Temple she worked as a curator for several art museums in Pennsylvania. When she moved to Aurora, IL in 1991 she continued her education at College of DuPage in Glen Ellyn, IL.


Here she opened College of DuPage first "Student Run Art Gallery" with six others students in 1992 called "Wings" which is currently organized and exhibit by C.O.D. students today.
During this time Lark attended DePaul University in Chicago part-time and graduated with a Bachelor of Art degree in Humanities with honors. She is a member "Alpha Sigma Lambda" the oldest chapter-based honor society for full and part time students.


Today she is a high school teacher in District 204 and author of a children's book named "What Do You Dance?" This book links the arts with poetry with other academic learning.
She is also a proprietor of "Creative World Dance" company, a traveling workshop of visual arts and dance therapy, for adults and children in Chicago and community schools and institutions. Lark is a poet, visual and performing artist and a wife and mother of a teenager daughter Taylor.