We have 30+ years of experience
FOUNDER – Prima Materia Art Institute
As an artist, mentor, teacher, and parent, PMAI founder, Olya Losina molded her career perfectly to develop this organization. As an artist, she has a Masters degree in Fine Art from Moscow University.She comes from a family of professional artists and scientists, the background that helped her create a teaching method based on cognitive science that accelerates learning. She is the creator of the Portfolio curriculum, she also trains teachers, teaches classes and does one-on-one private portfolio mentoring.
ART TEACHER – Prima Materia Art Institute
A professional artist, Prima Materia alumna, a graduate from the Portfolio Program, and a certified art teacher, Nikusha Beatty found her calling in helping others discover their passion. After graduating from the Portfolio Program, she went through the Prima Materia Teacher Training, and now she has 6 years of teaching experience, helping artists develop from beginner to proficient. Nikusha teaches Essential Drawing, painting and drawing courses, Drawing Next Level, Masters techniques, beginner workshops, as well as
coaches Portfolio students.