Shannon Merenstein is the owner of Hatch Art Studio in Pittsburgh, Pa, and a mom of two little boys. After nearly a decade as an art teacher and instructional coach in a local elementary school, Shannon opened Hatch with the intention of bringing joyful, imaginative art making to young children. She is also the author of the recently published book Collage Workshop for Kids, a process-focused collection of ideas made in collaboration with the Eric Carle Museum studio educators in Amherst, MA. Shannon loves to tinker and play with process art experiences that spark delight and wonder, while also promoting collaboration, risk taking, mistake making, new ideas, and new ways of seeing the world.