Ayla Rexroth


Where did you grow up and what was your first language?

I grew up in Moline, Illinois, and my first language is English. ​​​​​

What from your hometown do you wish you could find in New York City?

I miss driving in my hometown with no traffic!

Where did you go to college?

I have two degrees in Studio Art. My bachelors degree is from The Kansas City Art Institute and my masters is from Hunter College. 

What was your favorite book in middle school?

In middle school I enjoyed reading the Wrinkle In Time series. 


What is the best part of teaching at Hamilton Grange?

I'm excited to get to know the students and staff this fall! I'm looking forward to seeing the artwork that the students come up with. 

What is your favorite thing to do when you are not teaching?

When I'm not teaching I love to design interiors, websites, gardens and be with friends and family. 

What is your favorite quote?

"Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% how you react to it." - Charles R. Swindoll

"Work Hard, Get Smart. Be Good, Change the World."