David Exner

Phone: (630) 876-6407


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David Exner

Best times or ways to contact you: e-mail; I check it several times a day

Biographical Info:

Years teaching: This is my 35th  year of teaching people about life through Art, including three years in the Peace Corps

Years at WCCHS: This is my 24 rd year at WeGo.

Why you became a teacher: There are too many to elaborate on ,but I will highlight one in particular, I truly enjoy sharing the joy Art has brought me and I have endeavored to pass this joy along to one and all.

Subjects currently teaching: Drawing I & 2, 3D Design 1 & 2, Painting 1 & 2,  and Studio Art

Subjects have taught in the past: Art I and II, Ceramics I and II, 3D Design I and II, Computer Art I and II, 2D Design, Painting I and II and Studio Art.

Schools attended and degrees earned: University of Wisconsin, BS. Art Education; Northern Illinois University, MA Fine Arts and MFA Fine Arts

Extracurricular coaching/sponsoring: I am starting my 24th year as adviser to the Art Club. In the past I have been Set Designer/Director for the school plays and musicals. I also continue to design and paint large banners for various school events and activities. Over the years, I have designed numerous t-shirts for various clubs, teams and special events.

Interests: Art is my passion, but I also enjoy running, tennis, hiking, camping with my family and travel adventures.

Favorite Quote: “We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.” Winston Churchill