Jen Robson is an artist and tutor who lives in Fife and works from her studio at WASPS in Dundee. She makes visceral drawings and paintings based on the human figure. Life drawing informs her practice, as she uses the body as a vessel to explore, respond to, and express the human experience. Jen has also delivered several workshops for Forgan Arts Centre including ‘ Scared of the Paper’ and ‘Neon Wire Sculpture’ She has recently formed Bowlife Drawing , an innovative online life drawing class with regular Forgan tutor Kirsty Whiten.
Pat has been teaching for many years at both Waid Academy and Forgan Arts Centre. Pat is a highly qualified and experienced potter with a wealth of knowledge in both wheel work and hand building. Pat will teach you everything you need to know from creating a piece, to adding texture and pattern or perfecting the finish of your ceramics.
Heather holds a BA (HONS) in Fine Art, and has been teaching locally for over 15 years. In this class she teaches all methods of making, from hand building techniques such as coiling, pinching and slab work, to throwing pots on the wheel. In class you will also learn about the different glazing methods and techniques you can use to finish your creations.
A professional member of the Society of Scottish Artists, John Johnstone has been teaching students at Forgan Arts Centre for over 25 years. John studied and then taught at Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design for many years. In his career he travelled Europe and beyond painting and has exhibited widely - most recently locally celebrating 60 years of painting. His works are held in local and Scottish national collections.
Theresa studied Drawing and Painting at DJCAD, Dundee and taught Art and Design in schools until retiring recently. Since then she has returned to making artwork full time as well as teaching at FAC . She takes part in Open Studios, and exhibits locally in Edinburgh, Fife and Angus. Recently she has exhibited in the Scottish Portrait Award Exhibition.
Following art school in Wales in the 1980’s and several years in London as a commercial artist Steve's passion for adventure in the wild outdoors took him to Scotland where he now lives and work delivering courses for a wide range of providers. A past member of the Society of Industrial Artists & Designers, he holds a BA in Visual Communication. Steve draws and paint with a wide variety of materials and teaches at all levels from beginners to more experienced artists. A regular exhibitor in galleries and open studio events, he has recently completed a residency in the west of Scotland.