Classes Leon Soriano Offers

Photograph of Leon SorianoLeon Soriano was born in Zimbabwe and lived for many years in South Africa before coming to Toronto where he is a teacher and practising fine artist. He has arts degrees from the University of Cape Town and the Durban College of Arts and Crafts and in England he studied with the London College of Printing and Graphic Design. He has had many international exhibitions and for over 25 years he has been teaching both adults and children. In addition to owning his own art schools in South Africa (South African Arts and Crafts) and Zimbabwe (The Art Centre) he has also taught in community centres, public and private schools and has run mixed media workshops exploring colour and various techniques.

His work has been collected internationally and is represented in public and private collections. His classes attract beginners and experienced artists alike because he is very enthusiastic about the creative process. He enjoys sharing his personal creative energy with all his students as he feels that art fulfills an important function in our personal development. Self-expression is the main goal in his teaching method and he believes that fun is an essential ingredient in this process.

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