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Our Teachers

The Muse's instructors are all working writers and published authors who have taught courses at colleges, universities, and other community organizations. Read our teachers’ biographies and see what classes they are currently teaching.

Christine Rucker

Christine Rucker is an artist and educator based in Norfolk, VA. Her specialties include bookmaking, printmaking, painting and drawing. She received her BFA from Pratt Institute in Painting and Art History, and has been a resident artist at the Manhattan Graphics Center and Governor's Island Art Fair in New York City. Between 2012 and 2018, she ran the fine art press QbyQ Press and organized events in NYC and Hampton Roads. She currently teaches at The Muse Writers Center and the Norfolk City Jail.