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SAA Director Mandy Theis

Mandy Theis is a classically trained painter and certified K-12 Art Teacher based in the NYC area. You can contact Mandy at [email protected]

Mandy is passionate about art education, and believes that ALL students are capable of creating technically skilled work when they have access to training.

Mandy advocates for atelier training all over the world, and has been a guest speaker at many art education and art conferences, including the National Art Education Association Conference, more than 20 state art education conferences, The Representational Art Conference and the Figurative Art Conference & Expo.

Mandy is the Former Co-President of the Washington Art Education Association, Co-Founder of The Da Vinci Initiative, and Education Director at the Florence Academy of Art.

Artwork by SAA Director Mandy Theis

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