At Studio Elie, we offer several teachers with varying levels of experience and specialty to meet your specific needs. We believe that this diversity in our teaching staff allows us to cater to a wide range of learning preferences, ages and goals. You can choose the teacher whose experience level aligns with your needs and preferences, ensuring a fulfilling private learning experience.
From the Master Hands of Elie, to one of our Studio Artists - your private lesson goals can be attained at Studio Elie.
Elie is classically trained in oil and acrylic painting with an enigmatic style reminiscent of the Old Masters. Teaching the highest quality instruction in our area for over twelve years, his instruction is bar-none. Every student will benefit from his individual attention and structured lesson for their own level of art and areas they would like to delve deeper into or perfect. Ages 8+
(contact Elie for availability - 704-728-5554)
Trained directly under Elie Bou Zeiden, Chrissy is an accomplished artist with proven teaching abilities. Specializing in beginner - intermediate adult and children's studies in oil and acrylic painting as well as beginning sketching techniques.
Chrissy is also certified to teach Bob Ross' (ala prima) Landscape technique as a Certified Ross Instructor (CRI®) by Bob Ross, Inc. Ages 8+ (Contact Chrissy for availability 704-657-5787)
Kortney specializes in animal portraiture lessons, basic child and adult "introduction to painting" techniques and varied junior art exploration techniques with students 3+. (Contact Kortney 704-493-6219 for availability, more information & questions)