Teacher Feature

Meet BK Adams

Can you believe our May session is here? In addition to offering a session of great classes to all of you, we also love having the opportunity to introduce new and exciting teachers to the KCDC community. With Washington’s fascinating history and artistic energy, we are so lucky to have free-spritied artist, BK Adams, with us for his class BK Adams: Artist Studio Tour. As a mainstay of the D.C. art scene, BK Adams’ unique perspective and dedication to the arts is something we are excited to share with you.  

How did you find out about Knowledge Commons DC? 


What class(es) have you taught?

Life in the World full of Texture

What inspired you to teach? 

Being inspired 2 Learn

What is your favorite part about teaching?

What i learn about myself and how people learn - and what interests them no matter what the subject is?

What advice would you give to people thinking about teaching?

Chose 2 learn 1st. then teaching is not only FUN but rewarding 2…

If you could take a free class in anything taught by anyone what would
it be?

A class on Smiling and Material 

Lastly, what is your day job? 

My day job is Thinking same as my night job.


BK Adams will be providing a tour of his studio as well as discussing the repurposing of materials for his art on Saturday, May 4th at 11 A.M. Registration for this class is now open so sign up here for a chance to meet and learn from BK Adams. Onward and upwards! 

Sami Simon is an educational media producer at PBS Kids Interactive. She has a masters in educational technology from the Harvard Graduate School of Education and has worked for “Sesame Street,” CloudKid, and WGBH.