Shauna Southam is a practicing Fine Artist & qualified Art & Design Teacher, teaching Art at GEMS Metropole School, Dubai. She holds a degree in Fine Art, and a PGCE in Art & Design Secondary School, having studied in South Africa and the UK. She has taught South African IEB and English National Curriculum, Key stages 1 - 5, including A Level and GCSE Fine Art/Art, Craft & Design courses (Pearson Edexcel). In her own artist practice, Shauna creates mixed media artworks, specialising in drawing, painting and fine art printmaking. Her unique designs have been showcased in galleries, art exhibitions and international art fairs, including World Art Dubai.
As an Artist, Educator and committed Art Teacher, she values the importance of creativity in the lives of young people. By providing well planned and resourced schemes of work that engage students of all abilities, her aim is to provide an environment that stimulates independent learning, imaginative experimentation and learning of new skills, enabling all students to realise their fullest potential, and creating a love of lifelong learning and courageous art making.