Art & Photography School of Colleen Cassidy is proud to announce the following talented instructors that will be teaching fun and exciting classes for adults, teens and children this calendar year and next. Please click on our updated schedule in the right hand column under Pages to review our upcoming classes. Contact us at 941-924-1200 or email firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions or like to register for any of the classes.
ALL CLASSES TAUGHT BY PROFESSIONAL AND CERTIFIED TEACHERS
Colleen Cassidy is a Ringling School of Art and Design graduate. She received a degree in fine art in 1981. Since that time, Colleen has honed her craft, specializing in watercolor and painted furniture. She also began teaching her unique artistic outlook to students at various schools in the area. In 1995, she opened her own watercolor art school in Sarasota, where she teaches children and adults of all ages and skill levels. Her award-winning works have been exhibited at Florida West Coast Symphony Designer Showcase, American Society of Interior Designer Showcase, Art Center of Sarasota, Arts Day, Art Center of Sarasota and Longboat Key Center as well as various local art and gift galleries locally and nationally.
Connie Christensen – Award-winning artist Connie Christensen graduated with honors from Ringling College of Art and Design, majoring in painting. Her artwork has sold internationally and appeared in national publications. Connie is accomplished in both traditional and digital mediums, and often intertwines the two. As a teacher with a lifelong passion for artistic expression, she openly shares her knowledge to inspire and assist her students in their own creative explorations. For examples of her work: www.christensenart.com
Joanne Healey has a B.S. in Biology, an M.S. in Counseling and is a Spiritual Teacher who has run wellness groups for almost 20 years. She uses highly effective techniques and tools of Energy Medicine, EFT tapping, visualization, group energy, and always positive support and accountability for the changes you want to make. She will use the best techniques, tools and support she has learned over the years and provide you with tips to make your life easier. If you are ready to make a change, she will help you get there.
John Hynal’s introduction to photography began 40 + years ago when he received a 35mm birthday gift from his wife Peg. His enthusiasm increased with every shot he captured and before long he was winning awards in imaging and printing techniques. He entered the industry professionally as a photography instructor at Manatee Community College (now State College of Florida) Manatee Technical Institute and also worked as an associate and management with local outlets (Norton Camera & Johnson Photo Imaging.) Along the way he owned and operated a Wedding & Portrait Studio (Affairs of the Heart) and a Photography School (Exposures Photo Workshops) both based in Sarasota, FL. Over the years he has been published in several magazines including The Oracle, and Farm & Ranch (Readers Digest pub). His passion has never waned and today he enjoys sharing his knowledge in his self designed workshops.
Danika Killelea is an extremely creative and artistic individual with talent in media and graphic design. She has considerable experience in advertising and marketing, publishing and web design. She enjoys working with other people and getting to know other ways of life. She teaches Adobe Photoshop.