Robert Barrett is the founder of the Neighbourhood Art Studio. Bob studied at the Art School of The Society of Arts & Crafts in Detroit ,Michigan. He opened his first studio in Windsor Ontario, in 1963. His love of art followed him west to Vancouver British Columbia,where he opened the Danielle Gallery in 1967 to instruct in Portraiture and Life Drawing.
Candice Perry Moen
Candice lives and breathes art.She has a dedication to teaching children and is highly qualified to instruct in classical drawing and print making.Her workshops in print making & etchings are always in demand. Children are her choice of subjects in most of her art work.
Megan has achieved her Bachelor of Fine Arts from Concordia University, and her Bachelor of Education & Professional Development as well as her BC Teachers Certificate from Simon Fraser University. Megan’s love for art extends to drawing and painting in all mediums. She has successfully completed courses in web designing and computer animation. The students at our school will benefit greatly from Megan’s guidance.
Jordyn signed up for art lessons at our studios in 2011 and became a fabulous student. Her drawing skills and painting ability showed signs of a budding instructor. The studio decided to train her to instruct our Art Angels in drawing and primary painting in acrylics.She is now our Junior Art Instructor and is doing a great job. Well done Jordyn!
Austin has been an artist his whole life and enjoys creation through all mediums. He enjoys carpentry, prop design, painting, photography, ink, sketching and photoshop. Art is the tool he uses to communicate his ideas in ways words cannot. Austin’s ambition as a teacher is to help his students focus their attention through their art and allow them to share their vision of the world in the way only they can see it.
Leanne is an established artist and published author of her children’s book ” Angels angels everywhere” Her paintings are created with mixed mediums of acrylic base and oil finish giving her paintings an ethereal glow. Leanne has over 25 years experience working with children in our community, as a support worker with children of all ages and abilities. We are proud to have her on the NAS team and encourage the parents to come in and meet her.
Darlene Meher MacDonald
Darlene studied painting at Kwantlen College and Life Drawing at UBC. She is also certified in Graphic Design. She is best known for her many Murals she has painted throughtout southern B.C. Darlene has taught drawing and painting for over 40 years and teaches all levels. She loves to see art come alive in her students , helping them achieve their highest potential.