• Mr. Jeremy Yocum
    ART 1-2, ART 3-4
    Bachelor's in Art Ed, Master's in Art and Design

    Welcome to Art Class!

    I am pleased and honored to be a founding teacher at the Phoenix Coding Academy.  Art has always been my passion.  I am a working artist that regularly shows my work at different galleries and restaurants around Phoenix.  I look forward to sharing my passion for art with my students!

    High School                       Present


    Mr. Yocum resides in Phoenix, AZ.  He has been an educator for the past 25 years and has taught all ages and many different subjects in the arts.  Along with teaching high school students, he currently teaches printmaking to adults at Xico, Inc. Arte y Cultura.  Mr. Yocum is a working artist and enjoys creating pieces with bright, bold colors and some of his subjects include animals, creatures and objects of pop culture from the 1980/90s. His pieces can be seen around the valley in restaurants and galleries and he regularly participates in First Friday in downtown Phoenix. 



    Bachelor's of Science in Art Education, Northern Arizona University

    Master's of Art and Design, University of Northern Colorado



    Art, PreK-12
    Career and Technical Education, Industrial and Emerging Technology
    Structured English Immersion, PreK-12
    Gifted Endorsement 

    Teaching Experience:

    K-6 Art, Mesa Public Schools (5 years)

    9-12 Art, Mesa High School (12 years)

    9th Grade Art 1-2, Phoenix Coding Academy (8 years)

    Gifted Seminar, Phoenix Coding Academy (2 years)

    Tech Mindset, Phoenix Coding Academy (1 year)

    12th Grade Art 3-4, Phoenix Coding Academy (3 years)

    Printmaking Master Instructor, Adult Education, Mesa Arts Center (8 years)

    Printmaking Instructor, Adult Education, Xico Arte (8 years)


    Art Experience:

    Art Shows and Exhibits, Arizona, 2003-Present

    Moniker Street Fair,  London, 2016

    UNCO Graduate Show, Colorado, 2017

    Creator of the Yocumonsters, Cute and Creepy Taxidermy, 2017

    ASU Polytechnic Library Solo Show, Arizona, 2018

    Children's Art Show, Missoula, MT, 2018

    Cowtown Skateboards, Jeremy Yocum Artist Series Boards, 2018

    Yocumonster Show, Phoenix, 2019

    Children's Art Show, Missoula, MT, 2019

    Grinder's Coffee, Sunnyslope, 2020-21

    Olney Gallery, Phoenix, 2023


    Coding Academy Responsibilities:

    Art Teacher

    Yearbook Advisor

    Focus Group Leader


    District and State Art Departments:

    Phoenix Union Art Page

    AZ State Art Education Page/Art Standards