Our Instructors



Diane Googins

Diane Googins is a local artist who has been painting, sketching, shooting photography and writing for many years of her life. She loves the mediums of acrylic, sketching, watercolor, and photography to reveal the beauty she creates to her audience.

She holds a BA in Special Education from Liberty University where she graduated with honors. Her desire for this degree was to maintain relationship with students of any age that struggle developmentally and emotionally and help them achieve their fullest potential in any area of their lives. Her love for people displays a patient, caring focus to detail in teaching and helping all students achieve success.





Madison Lang

Madison Lang is a musician and visual artist living in downtown Mansfield focused on promoting unity and creativity of many artists using various mediums. Her heart for the artists at Element of Art is first to show the importance of expressing individuality, to learn herself from their stories and perspectives, and dig out all the extraordinary talents to create raw and beautiful creations through drawings, paintings, and jewelry. She is a musician fronting the soft punk band, Trash World, as well as a visual artist.





Elise Rowe

Elise Rowe is a local artist. Her main focus lies with fine art photography, but she also enjoys drawing portraits. (https://www.eliserowe.com/)

Elise received her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Bowling Green State University. She was primarily taught under Photography Professor, Lynn Whitney (https://lynnwhitneyphotographs.com/). While at BGSU, Elise embraced the darkroom and developed a deep love for film based photography. While she does a lot of her photography digitally today, her goal is to do mostly film work, and to thrive in the darkroom again.