Margaret Lieu currently teaches Fine Arts and Technology and has started the first Art Club at Peoria Accelerated. She has a BFA in Art Education from the University of Arizona (Tucson, AZ). Ms. Lieu started her teaching career in 2002 at Estrella High School (Avondale, AZ). Outside of School, Ms. Lieu is the Chair of the Arts and Cultural Advisory Commission for the City of Surprise, and a member of WHAM Art Association. She is a painter, muralist, and freelance photographer and several of her paintings have been featured in the Arizona House of Representatives building. She has painted several murals throughout her career for the University of Arizona, Tucson Children Advocacy Center, the City of Surprise, and the Surprise Eagles. Ms. Lieu has also helped to bring public art into several west valley cities with the help of her students including Goodyear, Avondale, Surprise, and most recently, Peoria. When she is not creating art, Ms. Lieu enjoys working in her vegetable garden and playing with her dog Bella.