Kimmary I. MacLean has an extensive artistic background and history. Artist, dancer, teacher, and founder of The Creative and Performing Arts of South County.
Kimmary simultaneously received two Bachelor degree’s from University of Maryland, College Park. Her degrees are in Art Studio and Accounting, although she began her college career in music. She also holds her Maestro Enrico Cecchetti Advanced ballet teaching certificate. Kimmary has taught ballet at National Ballet Institute for the Arts (NBIA) since 1996, presenting numerous students and teachers for examinations with the Cecchetti Council of America. Along with teaching ballet she has also taught art (specifically drawing and painting) at NBIA, Shady Side Elementary School, Bowie Community Center and several other locations. In addition to being a teacher, Kimmary is an artist, dancer, and author. Kimmary’s drawings, paintings, photography, and digital works have shown at local shows in Maryland, including charitable events such as the Art & Soul Auction for The Center for Children and Families in Silver Spring, with The Arts Council of Anne Arundel County (at What’s Up? Media, BWI Airport, and Anne Arundel Medical Center), at Bowie City Hall with the Bowie Arts Committe, at Annmarie Gardens, the House of Delegates, Artist’s Gallery in Ellicott City, Maryland Theatre for the Performing Arts and more. Her work is sold online through various sites, originals and reproductions are both available. She has and continues to perform with the National Ballet Company in character roles such as the Baker in the Nutcracker and Mrs. Tiggy-Winkle in The Tales of Beatrix Potter, to name a couple. Kimmary has self-published three books, two for children and one a book of poems and artwork. All are available through Amazon.