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Alyssa Wei, Art Instructor

Alyssa Wei, Art Instructor

Mrs. Wei is a photography teacher at University High School. She joined our faculty in 2021.


B.F.A. in Graphic Communications (Emphasis in Illustration), Washington University in St. Louis
K-12 Transition to Teaching Certification in Art Education, Indiana Wesleyan University

Past Experience

Middle School Art Assistant, Sycamore School
Student Teacher, Intro to Art, Ceramics, and Photography, North Central High School
Lead Sketch Artist and Project Manager, XPLANE


Kranzberg Award in Book Arts (hand-printed letterpress book with illustrations acquired for Special Collections), Washington University in St. Louis
Graduated Cum Laude, Washington University in St. Louis


Advanced Photography
Graphic Design
Introduction to Photography

What do you like about working at University High School?

I love that students, teachers, and staff truly work together as a community at University, supporting and challenging each other to learn and grow. Our school has an open, welcoming atmosphere that encourages us to share and celebrate our individuality and interests. I can be myself and so can my students.

Personal Information

My husband Jack and I have three teenage children, Dani, Alex, and Ben. We enjoy family time, especially playing games, hiking, and caring for our menagerie of pets. When I’m not working on schoolwork, taking photos, or drawing, I love to run, work in the garden, or bake, often while listening to music, audiobooks, and podcasts. 

Contact ALYSSA

Telephone: (317) 773-4475, ext 179
Email: awei@universityhighschool.org