Dovile Riebschlager

Dovile R.

Villa Park, IL
Teaching Locations:
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Profile-location-studio Teacher's Studio
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Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-online Online
Profile-location-studio Teacher's Studio
Profile-location-home Student's Home
Levels taught:
Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced

About Dovile R.

I began teaching while studying in Art Institute. My first students were 5 to 7 yr. old kids. It was very challenging, but also very rewarding. I was teaching them skills, they were teaching me patience. Later the age of my students grew, until I ended up teaching the same students I was in the same classes just 6 months ago. Again another challenge. I love challenges and even more I love helping others to overcome them.
My philosophy about teaching is that everybody can learn, it is only the way how we learn is different for different people. Another very important thing - I strive to be creative, respectful and approachable.


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16 Reviews
Profile-location-home Student's Home

Kept cancelling. Unresponsive to my texts. Not my type of teacher as she was very unproffesional.

Posted Jun 22, 2018
Profile-location-home Student's Home

Horrible. Kept on cancelling. Never got to see her.

Posted Jun 22, 2018
Gaye B.
Profile-location-online Online

Dovile is knowledgeable and patient. She has showed me ways to improve what little I know and move forward.

Posted May 6, 2018
Gaye B.
Profile-location-online Online

Posted Apr 29, 2018
Profile-location-home Student's Home

Well explains,,,

Posted Mar 11, 2018
Eyani G.
Profile-location-home Student's Home

She's has many years of experience and also patient. I'm a beginner and she takes her time while teaching me.

Posted Sep 15, 2017
Profile-location-home Student's Home

Dovile is so great!

Posted Mar 2, 2017
Profile-location-home Student's Home

My daughter enjoyed her sewing lesson with Dovile.

Posted Feb 15, 2017
Emma U.
Profile-location-home Student's Home

My daughter had a great time and is looking forward to the next time she and Dovile get together

Posted Aug 12, 2016
Anya E.
Profile-location-home Student's Home

Dovile was great! She arrived on time. I wanted to brush up on my skills on how to make a pattern from an old dress. She is an excellent instructor. She explained things very well. By the end of the 2 hours I had a made a pattern and cut it out. I felt we accomplished a lot without rushing. It was definitely a 5-star experience.

Posted Jul 8, 2016
Profile-location-home Student's Home

My 11 year old daughter had a great experience with Dovile. So nice and convenient for her to come to our home. Our first lesson was an assessment of how much my daughter knew about the machine, a general overview of how to use and conversations between the two to decide on what to make. Loved that Dovile gave homework each time(make a bobbin, cut the material for next week, etc.) My daughter made a denim purse and gained skills and confidence inputting out our machine. Thanks, Dovile!

Posted Jun 24, 2016
Profile-location-home Student's Home

Only one lesson so far..great experience. So nice to have someone come to our home and work on our machine with our tools. Dovile was very laid back and worked well with my 11 year old daughter in getting to know our machine (and each her interests). They put together a plan (with homework) for the next lesson.

Posted Jun 10, 2016
Lacey A.
Profile-location-online Online

Very knowledgable, patient and gives clear feedback. Is able to asses your skill level and instruct accordingly.

Posted Oct 31, 2015
Profile-location-studio Teacher's Studio

Dovile takes her time and makes sure you know what you are doing, Good teacher if you want to learn how to sew

Posted Oct 18, 2015
Profile-location-studio Teacher's Studio

Dovile is a very nice and knowledgeable teacher and glad we picked her to teach sewing!...Thank YOU Dovile!

Posted Oct 18, 2015
Marlene D.
Profile-location-online Online

I,e working with her

Posted Aug 15, 2015


Sep 2010 - Present


Design and produce unique jewelry pieces from sterling silver, copper, brass and stainless steel and gems. Participated in Fine Art Shows, exhibitions, worked on commissioned artwork. Digitized and enhanced artwork using Adobe Illustrator CS6. Digital drawing in Illustrator CS6. Created visual materials (posters, catalogs) for several Art Exhibitions.

Graphic Desing Associate
Apr 2007 - Aug 2010

Pivot Point International, Inc.

Responsible for conceptualization and design of all marketing materials, including brochures, mailers, postcards and posters, outside boards, T-shirts and other promotional products while maintaining everything consistent with corporate identity; vendor selection, procedures writing. Designed book, catalog covers, catalogs, DVD face art and sleeves, packaging, international advertising Designed for print collateral including: catalogs, direct mail, sell sheets, brochures, from concept to production and used those designs‑‑with light development‑‑for landing pages, email blasts, and banners to expand a campaign Was entrusted with re-designing the Pivot Point magazine "SPRiTZ", including logo, concept and template Instrumental in creating all banners and visual materials for Pivot Point hospitality room and booth at international show at McCormic place in Chicago for HairWorld 2008 and Americas Beauty Show 2008 and 2009, two biggest industry events and Design Success at Q Center in St. Charles which got excellent reviews Art directed photo shoots of our products

Adjunct Faculty
Apr 2007 - Sep 2009

Art Institute of Pittsburgh Online Division

Develop, plan and implement graphic design curriculum and lesson plans for students. Design enrichment programs to ensure students receive instruction equivalent to national standards. Incorporate each classrooms' coursework into teaching to make class relevant to daily education. Graphic Design Typography Production Procedures

Adjunct Faculty
Oct 2002 - Sep 2006

Robert Morris University

Digital Imaging (Photoshop), Typography I & II (Quark Xpress, Illustrator) Multimedia I (Director) Animation for the Web (Flash, Fireworks) 2D & 3D design


Bachelor Engineering
Sep 1981 - Jun 2006

Kaunas University of Technology

Associate Computer Science in Multimedia
Apr 2000 - Jul 2001

IADT Chicago

Master Fine Art
Sep 1989 - Jun 1995

Vilnius Art Academy Kaunas Art Institute



Fluent / Native Proficiency


Limited Proficiency


Fluent / Native Proficiency


Limited Proficiency


Limited Proficiency


Merit Award
Dec 1999

Northwestern Art Council, IL

Honorable Mention
May 1994

“Modes & Travauch,” Paris

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