Author Archives: Avenue Road Arts School

Instructor Profile: Paul Robert Turner

Paul Robert TurnerPaul Robert Turner attended the Ontario College of Art and Design from 1994 to 1998. Upon completion of the Drawing and Painting program, he then studied traditional drawing at the Michael John Angel Academy of Art. Paul is a figurative oil painter and is a co–founder of AWOL Collective, Gallery and Studios. He continues to exhibit his work both nationally and internationally and is a grant recipient of the Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation, the Ontario Arts Council, and the Canada Council for the Arts. His work can be found in private collections in Canada, England, France, Israel and the United States. Visit

Instructor Profile: Susie Whaley

Susie Whaley

Susie Whaley attended the Rhode Island School of Design and the Galasso School of Design. She has worked at the Arts School for the past eighteen years and has contributed in various areas including costumes, set, outreach and administration. For the past thirteen years, Susie has taught in the Kinder Arts program. In addition, she teaches at Haliburton School of The Arts. Susie also teaches for Arts for Children and Youth (AFCY) and became their Community Program Coordinator in 2009.

Susie will be teaching for our upcoming March Break Programs!

Joseph RomantiniJoseph Romantini

Joseph Romantini is a visual artist and art instructor. His style of work focuses on contemporary realism. He completed his formal studies and graduated from both the Ontario College of Art & Design and the Academy of Design. Joseph has been teaching at the Avenue Road Arts School for the past seven years. Visit


Joe has recently finished a new series “Time Flies”

Relaxing Workshops for our Frantic & Busy Times

De-stress after the September rush by getting creative. If you feel time-strapped, haven’t got a moment to spare but want to experience some creative inspiration, come and get a taste of what the Avenue Road Arts School has to offer through the fall workshop series.

Check out Fall Workshops

Adult Workshops

Kids’ & Teen Workshops

Preschool Workshops

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