Jake Himovitz comes from Santa Barbara, California. He is a graduate of Savannah College of Art and Design (Savannah, GA) with BFA in Production Design. He has taught art and performance classes at Santa Barbara Middle School, and worked on over 20 plays as a Scenic/Costume/Lighting designer with Proximity Theatre Company and Santa Barbara Summer Stock. In addition to performing arts, Jake is extremely passionate about visual arts. He loves to paint, draw, and make films. While his art practice is important to him, Jake believes that the most valuable thing to be is a teacher and he is constantly fascinated by how children learn. Jake is amazed at how kind, creative, and enthusiastic the students are at St. Joseph Mission School and is proud to be a part of their community.