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Maria Alexandrou

Maria Alexandrou
Nicosia 2006
Website: N/A

Background Information

Years Teaching: 12
Years Teaching Clay: 12
Years Working w/Clay: 23
School or Studio:  Studio
Freelance:  Yes
Specialties:  My passion is jewelry but I'm very good doing miniatures and sculpting.
First Experience With Clay:  I started 23 years ago when I was looking for a medium to do miniatures.
Past Teaching Experiences:  In 2008 I founded Cyprus Polymer Clay Association (CYPCA) with more than 200 members ( Working with Polymer Clay for 23 years and teaching the last 12, also instructor of silver art clay. I grew up in Cyprus and went to a Biochemists school in Athens. During my studies I also studied to an Art School. For the past 12 years I'm teaching at the Adults Education Centres of the Ministry of Education and Culture in Nicosia.
Publication Experience:  N/A
Teaching Level:  Professional

Lesson Information

Private Lessons:  Yes
How Far Will Travel: Europe
Reimbursed Expenses: Tickets, accomodation and my fee
Group Lessons:  Yes
Minimum Number of Students: 5
Maximum Number of Students: 30
How Far Will Travel: Europe
Reimbursed Expenses: Tickets, accomodation and my fee

Class Prep Time:  After all these years 1 hour is more than enough
Maximum Consecutive Days Teaching: 2 weeks
Class Listings & Descriptions: I start a class with the two colored Skinner blend canes, and continue with flower canes, angel feather cane, Indian cloud, leaf cane, etc.

Words of Encouragement to Novice Teachers:

"It needs a lot of work and a lot of patience, a smiling face, a good knowledge and to have confidence."

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