Megan Jaster

Megan J.

Glendale, CA

About Megan J.

Megan teaches: Ages 15 and up
Special needs
Teaching since: 2011
Last sign in: Yesterday

Overview

In my paintings I am drawn to the timelessness of the human figure. I find people to be my biggest source of inspiration. This appreciation extends also to the students I am honored to teach. I never quite know where the painting will take us and what skills will be honed to match the inspiration the student has, but on many occasions we both are wonderfully surprised by the results. As a teacher I feel I am most useful when the lessons inspire. The technique will come with time but it takes inspiration to get there!

Photos and Videos

"Cipher" Oil on board

Experience

Adult Painting Class Director
Mar 2017 - Present
Alyce's Art Studio

Creating curriculum and teaching painting classes at this Art Studio.

Private Painting Tutor
Feb 2017 - Present
Novel Education Tutoring Company

Teaching oil painting classes to high profile clients in the entertainment industry.

Painting Instructor
May 2013 - Nov 2015
University of Texas in Austin

Taught a class based on Modern Masters of Impressionism, Expressionism, Surrealism and Cubism.

Business Owner
Jan 2011 - Aug 2014
ATX Art Classes

Opened an art class business in Austin Texas. Created drawing and painting classes for the general public.

Education

Web Design
Sep 2007 - May 2010
Austin Community College
BFA Painting
Aug 1999 - May 2004
Texas State University

Languages Spoken

English
Fluent / Native Proficiency

Certifications

Portrait Painting
Jun 2012
Teaching Studios of Art

Contemporary Art Education
Jan 2012
SubRosa Atelier

Awards

The Edge of Realism
Jul 2014
Abend Gallery

2 Reviews on Megan J.

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Derek Jun 14, 2017
· Acrylic Painting · In studio I had three other painting instructors before I came upon Megan's class and I will say she is the best painting teacher I have had and that does not come easy because I am a professional sculptor that has taught and taken many classes in the art field. Simply put Megan is at the top of her game and her style of teaching is one that most anybody will benefit from her classes.
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Katherine Jun 13, 2017
· Painting · In studio This was one of the best classes I have ever attended, in any subject, for the past 30 years. Megan is a brilliant and compassionate teacher. She made me feel like an artist. Thank you, Megan! --Katherine
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