Painting and Drawing
Abby Brown is the head instructor and founder of AB Art Studios and has 6 years teaching experience within the arts. She is originally from North Carolina, USA, and is currently living and working in Vienna, Austria. She completed her Bachelor of Arts from Wake Forest University in North Carolina, graduating Magna cum Laude with Honors in Fine Art. After moving to Austria, she has been living and working full-time from her artistic practice, and has exhibited her work internationally in Europe, the USA and Asia.
Drawing and Multi-Media
Patrick Loan got his MFA at the Slade School of Fine Art in London, UK. Over the years he has coordinated and organised numerous art and education projects in the UK and in Europe, and is currently involved with a number of online projects combining drawing, animation and performance. He has extensive experience as an educator within the arts: he is a visting lecturer at Cardiff School of art, and also taught for 3 years at South Essex College in the UK where he lectured on the BA Fine Art, Foundation diploma, 3D Deisgn and Animation courses. He has exhibited in the UK, Europe and the USA.
AB Art Studios sometimes hosts workshops and courses with visiting professional artists to expose students to new techniques, materials and approaches to art making. Check back often to see upcoming workshops and courses with visiting artists.
The studio often hosts a dog, Klaus. He is small, friendly, hypoallergenic and very playful. He likes to greet people loudly (we are working on that), but only to express his joy at having visitors.