I am Hooper 's K-5 art teacher, Mrs. Susan D'Elia, and I maintain this site as well as our school's participation with Artsonia. I've taught in Toms River for 12 years, as well as 11 years teaching K-5 at "the Hoop". I was born and raised in Toms River, NJ. In fact, it was at Silver Bay Elementary that I first developed my love for art. My interest continued to grow and blossom with the encouragement of my favorite art teacher.
I studied art at Moore College of Art and received a Bachelor's degree in Fi ... read more