A native Washingtonian, Mr. Irby matriculated the the DC Public Schools and graduated from the university of the District of Columbia with a degree in Elementary Art Education. A 4th generation teacher. Mr.Irby has taught art in Washington DC and Fairfax County public schools for a combined 25 years with last four being in FCPS. His specialization is acrylic painting. Mr. Irby is an avid outdoorsman and loves dogs, and gardening.