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Nora Begona

UserName: nbegona City: Galveston State: TX Followers: (7)


Teacher highly passionate about art, technology and the creative processes involved in Art creation, and expanding my love of painting to my students. Skills • Oil painting • 2D design • Canvas • Proficient in Adobe Acrobat • Texture painting • Painted finishes • Acrylics • Watercolors Art Design Content Writing Illustration Colored Pencils Drawing Art Studio 1989 to 2003 Thanked a friend after her encouragement and support, I opened my first painting Studio in 1989. Decorative Painting was something very new in my country and I was blessed to have great success. People from many parts of the state came to take classes. Meanwhile, I kept on learning and practicing the skills. I had it opened until 2003 when an economic crisis hit the country and I was forced to close it and returned to teach English in schools. Atlantida Publishing Services 1993 to 1997 I worked freelance for an important Publishing Company which released the first Decorative Painting Magazine in Spanish. It was of great success, the first edition was completely sold out. I worked painting projects, writing the tutorials not only of decorative painting but Faux Finishes as well. Utilisima Satelital 1995 to 1997 Multimedia Publishing and Broadcasting Television I worked in the designing department of an Art Magazine run by this company which also had a broadcast Television channel. Among my duties I had to edit and proofread the artist’s tutorials, choose the projects for the different magazines and be part in the photography shooting. 1995 to 2004 I was the host of a Painting Show called "Pintura Creativa" which was broadcasted in all South America and certain states in the USA. PAINTING CONVENTIONS I took part in different painting conventions i n USA - Uruguay - Argentina -Society of Decorative Painters _New England Traditions _ Saratoga Springs Convention _ Uruguay painting Convention _ Tango Chapter Painting Convention EDUCATION BA GPA 3.95 Major English Master in Applied Linguistics in Teaching English as a Foreign Language Painting Education Priscilla Hauser Painting Studio Jackie Shaw Karl-Heinz Meschbach