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

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/

Reina Wang

108 – Ink and Watercolours

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

Reina had held several personal art exhibitions and her artwork are in private collections in China, Canada and the States.

Here are a few of her paintings:

 

Ian Le Gwen

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/

103 – Lise Roy

Eternally curious and enthusiastic, She loves to share her passion for the arts through introductory courses in different mediums. Always discovering, she likes to create while mixing medias. Her colorful works represent her well!

She Looks forward to creating great things together with her students.

Réal Campeau

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

For the past 35 years, Réal has been active as a professional artist. He also worked in the domain of the aerospatial industry. He holds a BFA from the University of Quebec in Montreal and has participated in several drawing and sculpture exhibitions in Montreal, Ottawa, Quebec and Trois-Rivières. For the past three decades he has passionately partaken in Life Model workshops.

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: