Larry W. Cullins was born in Houston, Texas in 1957. He grew up in east Denver/Aurora, Colorado. Larry graduated from Aurora Gateway High School in 1975. After a freshman year as an art student at Western State College in Gunnison, Colorado, he transferred to the University of Northern Colorado in Greeley and graduated in 1979 with a B.A. in art education. He then attended graduate school at Montana State University in Bozeman receiving his M.A. in art education with a painting emphasis in 1986. Larry taught high school art in Worland, Wyoming for 11 years and then spent the next 9 years at Rock Springs High School in Wyoming. In 2000, Larry and his family relocated to Salina. Larry presently teaches Art 1, Art 2-D, Advanced Art 2-D, and A.P. Studio Art at Salina High School Central. His wife Deanna also teaches math at Central.As an artist, Larry has spent his life exploring drawing and watercolor painting. He works with sunlit scenes usually incorporating heavy shadowing and reflective qualities on water, metal, or glass. As a Salinan, his work reflects local scenes and landmarks. Larry has also been a volleyball coach for over 30 years. He has been a varsity high school coach for nearly 20 years and an assistant for the rest. He also coaches in the Salina Juniors club program.
Last Modified on June 11, 2016