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ART EDUCATION WITH JOANNE:  
learn to draw, paint, or print with a renowned artist.

As a professional artist with a BA (Hons) degree in art and the honor of being accepted by the Royal Academy in London twice, I bring a wealth of experience to my role as an art teacher. My journey in the art world has been marked by rigorous training and collaboration with other professionals, fostering a deep understanding of artistic principles, history, and techniques.

Years of honing my craft, coupled with practical experiences, empower me to offer valuable guidance and constructive criticism to my students. Drawing on my creative challenges and triumphs, I aim to assist budding artists in developing their skills. My insights into the art world also provide a roadmap for navigating its complexities.

Beyond my artistic achievements, my passion for teaching has become a cornerstone of my career. With a commitment built over decades, I am devoted to supporting and mentoring students. Aspiring artists under my guidance can expect a unique level of encouragement and personalized support on their artistic journey.

It's never too late to find the artist within you!

Becoming creative, starts with little brush strokes
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Welcome to my Art Surgery! As a professional and trained Artist, I'm here to assist you in honing your artistic skills and discovering your creative potential. Through practical demonstrations, personalised feedback, and constructive guidance, we'll explore various techniques and approaches to art-making. Whether you're a beginner or an experienced artist, I'm dedicated to helping you grow and develop as an artist. Let's embark on this journey together and unleash your creativity in the Art Surgery.

In my Art Surgery, my role as a professional artist is to inspire, educate, and empower students to explore their creativity and develop their artistic skills to the fullest potential.

MARY: A STUDENT STORY.  

For over 12 years, I've had the privilege and joy of collaborating with an extraordinary woman. Mary came into my life through a recommendation from another art teacher in Zurich. Following a life-altering brain hemorrhage in her early 40's, Mary was forced to relearn fundamental daily tasks, and transition away from her career as an accountant.

Drawing upon my background as an educator experienced in working with individuals with diverse needs, Mary and I embarked on a journey to craft a specialized art curriculum tailored to her unique abilities and challenges. Witnessing Mary's dedication and passion, I am immensely proud to have guided her into the rich realm of artistry. She has become not just an inspirational student, but a shining example of resilience and creativity.

Mary painting

Teaching in the Alps.

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