OUR TEACHERS

Of Visual Arts and Youth Visual Arts

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Diane Forest, sca

Diane Forest, sca

100 – Aquarelle (initiation) and 101 – Aquarelle II

Member of  « La Société canadienne de l’aquarelle », Diane Forest in a well-known watercolourist. She is also an experienced watercolour teacher.

To find out more about Diane, please visit her website : Diane’s website

Anne Van Mierlo

115 – Experimental Painting

Anne Van Mierlo is of Dutch origin. She spent 10 years in Paris before settling in Canada. She holds a BFA from Concordia University. Her work is represented in several galleries in Montreal and elsewhere in Canada. She has held solo exhibitions in Montreal and in Istanbul. She teaches acrylic, oil and mixed media. The focus of her teaching is on exploration and experimentation.

Here are a few of her paintings:

http://www.artannevanmierlo.com/

Whaja C. Lee

Whaja C. Lee was born in Seoul, Korea. She studied art at the Seoul National University (BFA), and later at L’École Nationale Supérieure des Arts Décoratifs à Paris. In 1969, she obtained a Fine Arts Teaching certificate at UQAM.

She has been teaching art in the Montreal region for thirty years, mostly at the Jacques Cartier School Board. Exhibi­tions in Korea and Canada, private collections in Canada, the U.S., Korea, and France.

Here are a few of her paintings:

 

Reina Wang

A 108 – Ink and Watercolours

Reina (Yaoqiong) Wang was born in China. She graduated from China Academy of Art.

She specializes in Chinese lnk, Calligraphy, and Oil Paintings.

She has over 14 years’ experience in art teaching. In 2008, she moved to Montreal and became the Art Director of Northstar Education Group. 

Here are a few of her paintings:

 

 

Ian Le Gwen

103 – Exploring Monotype and Mixed Media Techniques

107 – Basic Drawing (over 14 years)

118 – On the Path to Abstraction

J 101 – Studio arts for kids (6 to 12)

J 102 – Comic Strips

Ian Le Gwen has always had a passion for drawing. At an early age he discoved the art of etching. Etching or engraving has allowed him to live off his passion with a lot of freedom. His etchings can be found across Canada, the United-States. 42 of his engravings are on legal deposit at the National Library.

Here are a few of his paintings:

http://www.ian-legwen.net/

Réal Campeau

106 – Portrait
113 – Figure Drawing (18 years old and over)

For the past 40 years, Réal has been active as a professional artist. He also worked as a illustrations and graphics design supervisor in many aerospatial industry. Graduate from the University du Quebec à Montreal he has participated in several drawings and sculptures exhibitions in Montreal, Boucherville, St-Lambert, Ottawa, Québec and Trois-Rivières. For the past fourth decades he has passionately partaken in life Model workshops, Portrait Drawing courses and urban sketching ateliers.

Here are a few of his drawings:

Suzanne Godbout

121 – Dry pastel

A pastel painter since 1995, Suzanne Godbout combines her own professional career with teaching, demonstrations, conferences, and workshops in order to spread the renaissance of the pastel media, its materials and its techniques. Her work has been shown in many exhibitions here and in Europe. Developing her work through observation, her favorite subjects are still life and landscapes.  President of the Pastel Society of Eastern Canada from 2005 to 2011, she has studied with several great Quebec and American masters and is now known as a reference in pastel. During her 40 year teaching career, she has developed successful tools and an enviable reputation for her ability to transmit her knowledge about her art.
Here are a few of her pastels:

Diane Cardill

105 – Sculpture (Initiation and Exploration)

Diane has a BFA (Bachelor of Fine Arts) from the University of Ottawa and is a member of the Conseil de la Sculpture du Quebec and a resident of St-Lambert.  Diane often creates with non traditional materials and encourages her students to see the extraordinary in the ordinary.

To see Diane’s sculptures visit https://www.facebook.com/dianecardillart/

Here are a few of her sculptures: