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Academic Director

Academic Director and Principal Instructor, Mandy Theis, holds both a BFA and BA in Art from Montana State University, and has trained classically with prominent artists of the atelier system.

​A certified K-12 Art Educator, Mandy is Director of the School of Atelier Arts, Co-Founder and President of The Da Vinci Initiative, Former Education Director at The Art Renewal Center, and Past Co-President of the Washington Art Education Association. She will be assisted by select faculty and guest artists. For full CV, click here.

Teaching Fellows

The MA program works with top notch atelier-trained painters throughout the country to provide meaningful and advanced instruction to our students.

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