Meet Zeljana

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Art Instructor

Zeljana is creative and resourceful art teacher trained in a variety of media with experience teaching art, art history, and art appreciation through creating inter-disciplinary and open-ended lessons.

Zeljana has a master’s degree in fine arts from the University of Novi Sad, Serbia. Her experience varies from museums & institutions involvement to working on projects including set design for children theater performances and art students teaching. She held several solo exhibitions featuring her work in different mediums: paintings, mixed media, and sculptures.

Zeljana is currently working as an Assistant Art Restorer in various art institutions and private collections in Dubai.

Through different mediums and ways of teaching Zeljana believes that creativity is one of the most important human resources that give us permission to make mistakes, explore and be curious about world.

Art history inspires kids’ curiosity and helps them feel more connected to their surroundings, appreciation of art history allows them to better envision what they want to become in the future. It encourages a love of beauty, an appreciation for culture, and a respect for creative expression of all kind’s arts (dance, theater, music, etc.)