Charlie Linnik grew up in San Diego, California. She went to U.C.S.D. where she received her B.A. in Visual Arts and M.Ed. in Education Studies. She also graduated from our very own High Tech High Graduate School of Education for Teacher Leadership. She is an avid surfer, and has been surfing for over 20 years. When she is not in the water she can be found painting, doing photography or reading graphic novels. Charlie is a lover of books, movies and any type of sour candy. She is excited and passionate for the arts, doing carpentry and making. Come check out her Studio M art/maker exploratory class!