Meet Our Teaching Artists
Are you an instructor in the Faculty of Education looking to create dynamic, engaging, and experiential learning opportunities for your students? Are you looking to host an arts workshop or performance for students, faculty and/or staff at Queen's? Consider a Teaching Artist experience! All of the artists on our roster have experience leading educational workshops in school and/or community settings. They will work with you to design a workshop that fits with your objectives.
If you would like to book a workshop with one of our Teaching Artists, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Jayne Couch began teaching ‘Drawing at the National Gallery’ for the Ottawa School of Art in 2013. She continues to teach a weekly course at OSA where she provides an interactive and rational approach to drawing.
Liv Rondeau is a Kanyen'kehá:ka educator and artist, working with local organizations to support workshops and events rooted in Indigenous ways of knowing, being, and doing.
Nancy Douglas is an illustrator and teaching artist. Since 1995 her painterly collage illustrations have appeared in publishing, advertising, and most recently in animation.
Performing Artist (dance/movement)
Janice Pomer has been teaching, performing and creating in the fields of dance, music, and physical theatre since 1976 providing innovative movement experiences for learners and viewers of all ages and abilities.
Leisa Rich is an experimental visual artist who transforms materials in unique ways via dyeing, painting, melting, sculpting, heat transfer, embroidery, 3D printing, laser cutting, resin and more.
Diane Black is a Kingston artist who began her training in the field of illustration and graphic design. In her studio practice, she focuses on working with clay, particularly clay sculpture.
John Jantunen has lived and worked in almost every region of the country and has translated his experiences into seven novels, a dozen screenplays and twenty children's books.
Alyssa Vernon (she/her) is a passionate Black and queer teacher and learner who incorporates art (collage) into educational spaces in order to blend creativity into unlearning, while imagining futures where everyone is free.
Interested in joining our Teaching Artist roster?
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