David Zoberis Sr.

David Z.

DeKalb, IL
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Lesson Details

Painting

Levels Taught:
Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
• Use materials such as pens and ink, watercolors, charcoal and oil to create artwork.
• Confer with clients and other interested parties regarding the nature and content of artwork to be produced.
• Explain and demonstrate artistic techniques for clients of all ages.
• Collaborate, gather materials and design curriculum for art workshops in the community:
o Charcoal Over Watercolor Workshop
o Watercolor Workshop
o Acrylic Painting Workshop
o Self-Portraits in Charcoal Workshop
o Mixed Media Black Ink Over Gouache Workshop
o Oil Pastel Workshop “Beekle, The Imaginary Friend”

• Providing professional framing services for art workshop clientele
• Art brokering and marketing art material at various shows including:
o Art Show- Prairie Arts Festival, Schaumburg, 5-28-2017
• Sales, Murals Advertising and Promotional Artwork
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About

David passed a background check that includes a SSN verification, national criminal record check, and sex offender registry search. Learn More
David delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Ages 5+ and special needs

Teaching since:
May 2010

Dedicated art professional with 18 years of experience in creating artwork utilizing various medias. In my early years I worked as an outsider artist giving watercolor lessons for Susan Edwards of the artist place called "The Art Attack in Sycamore Illinois. After some years of painting and displaying my work at outdoor art shows and inside some stores i went to Northern Illinois University and obtained my Bachelor of Fine Art in painting. I have joined art leagues and art guilds near where I live. I recommend the Kishwaukee Valley Art League and the Rockford Art guild. There i learned how to reach children and adults on how to get interested in painting. Strong competency in teaching and leading aspiring artists in group or individualized settings. In order to become a better artist you learn by drawing in a sketchbook from photos i will assign every two weeks. If you think they are good then you will redraw them in a journal. We will critique them by email and make wonderful discoveries on how you are getting very good at becoming an artist.

Inside my art studio I have had artists stick to my belief that a sketchbook and a journal with pencils is the best way to improve.

Happy Drawing and remember my favorite words "Just Paint"!

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Experience

OWNER/Creative Artist
Jan 2010 - Present
Private Artwork Studio

• Use materials such as pencil and ink, watercolors, charcoal and oil to create artwork.
• Confer with students and other interested parties regarding the nature and content of artwork to be produced.
• Explain and demonstrate artistic techniques for clients of all ages.
• Collaborate, gather materials and design curriculum for art workshops in the community:
o Charcoal Over Watercolor Workshop, Cortland Public Library
o Watercolor Workshop, Sandwich Public Library
o Acrylic Painting Workshop, Lovington Library
o Self-Portraits in Charcoal Workshop, Hope Welty Public Library
o Mixed Media Black Ink Over Gouache Workshop, Sycamore Library
o Oil Pastel Workshop “Beekle, The Imaginary Friend”, Lovington Library
o Watercolor Workshop, Atwood-Hammond Library
• Providing professional framing services for art workshop clientele
• Art brokering and marketing art material at various shows including:
• Sales, Murals Advertising and Promotional Artwork

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Education

BFA Fine Art Painting
Sep 2002 - May 2006
Northern Illinois University
Kishwaukee Community College, 1994 Associates of Science in Business and Computer Science
Sep 1992 - Jun 1994
Kishwaukee College

Languages

English
Fluent / Native Proficiency

Certifications

Grumbacher Art Instructor
Apr 2018
Chartpak Instiute

Grumbacher Art Instructor Certification Test 2018
Other Certificates:
CPR and First Aid
• CPR Mercy Health System Training Center, August 29, 2017
• First Aid Mercy Health System Training Center, August 29, 2017
• Mandated Reporter Dept. of Children and Family Services, September 30, 2017
• IDHS CCAP Training, September 31, 2017

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Awards

Certificate of Appreciation
Apr 2018
The Alzheimer's Association Illinois Chapter

Photos & Videos

An introduction to interested future students looking to paint acrylic or oil painting. Please enjoy!
Earning merit badges in painting.

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What's in a Flower?" Workshop with David Zoberis Sr.

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Self-Portraits in Charcoal

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Volunteered to join 50 artists for the 2018  Illinois Alzheimer event "Unforgettable Art".  Here I am painting "Rock River Racers".

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'Beekle, The Unimaginary Friend"  At Cristmas, Art Workshop.
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3 Reviews

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Courtney Apr 15, 2018
Painting · In studio

David is an excellent artist who has years of experience in teaching art. I have been a student for 3 years and I have come so far as an artist. David has taught me how to see the world in a different light. I have and would recommend anybody who has an interest in art to take lessons from David. He is able to take anybody with the passion to become the artist they strive to be. He is an amazing teacher!

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Debby Apr 15, 2018
Painting · Online

Clear , easy to follow online instructions . Great original subject choice . I would highly recommend David as a tutor . I must add he is a very talented and original style artist .

Laura Apr 14, 2018
Painting · In studio

David worked hard to teach my Grandson the fundamentals of drawing and painting. David made the lessons fun and interesting!

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