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About Arts Education

North Van Arts offers arts education in the form of courses, workshops, and camps programming for all ages, interests and abilities.

Art Instructors

CARMEN ROSEN

Carmen Rosen Carmen Rosen is a visual artist, singer, and interdisciplinary performer. She has a long history of initiating art projects and creative community integrated projects. In 2010 Carmen received the Vancouver Mayor’s Arts Award, and in 2012 the Queen’s...

Claire Douglas

Claire is an interdisciplinary artist currently residing in Vancouver. They fell in love with art while growing up in Toronto and finger painting alongside their grandfather in the sunroom. Claire attended an arts elementary school and participated in the Claude...

Clement Yeh

Instructor in Watercolour

Clement Yeh is a studio artist, instructor, science-fiction nerd, husband, father, and a lousy singer. He has a BFA in Drawing (2002) from the Alberta College of Art and Design and an MFA in Sculpture (2009), and has been teaching at Thompson Rivers University since...

Isabelle Kirouac

Interdisciplinary Choreographer, Performer, Movement Educator

Isabelle Kirouac is an interdisciplinary choreographer, performer, movement educator currently living in Vancouver, on the unceded territories of the Musqueam, Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh nations. MFA in Interdisciplinary Arts (SFU); BA in Literature...

Mariana Frochtengarten

I have been teaching textile related courses and workshops since 1995. As an instructor, I have taught mainly batik on paper, batik on fabric, and shibori. After all these years in the field, I have adapted the content of my courses to different lengths of time,...

Sydney Tough

Bassist, vocalist, composer and educator Sydney Tough graduated from Capilano University in 2019 with a Bachelor Degree in Jazz and Education. Sydney sings and plays bass in a variety of musical projects ranging in style from jazz, R&B and folk. Her visual art...

T’uy’tanat-Cease Wyss

T’uy’tanat-Cease Wyss Skwxwu7mesh, Sto:lo, Irish-Métis, Hawaiian, and Swiss descent Cease is an ethno-botanist, traditionally trained by Indigenous Elders. Her work involves site-specific and culturally focused teaching with storytelling as her means to sharing...

Willoughby Arevalo

Mycologist, Artist, Educator

Willoughby Arevalo  is a interdisciplinary artist, mycologist and educator working on community-engaged projects that build relationships between humans, fungi and other members of our interspecies community. Willoughby’s goals as a community-engaged artist...