Barbara de Machula (53) is a first degree Dutch art teacher who studied in Amsterdam at the art university, teaches all painting and drawing techniques, also trainedĀ herself in making stained glass, mosaics and jewelry, as well as graphic design and illustrations. She has a nice studio on the mountain, called “the Gorgona”, named after the seducing mermaid of Odyssea.

A warm and friendly approach and love of people is obvious. She has a vast experience with teaching adults as well as adolescents and never pushes one to uncomfortable demands.