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Upcoming Show



exhibition artist irina taneva and students London Kingston Cass Art Space November 2023

Irina Taneva Iri IR and her students invite you to join us for an exciting and vibrant art extravaganza at the Colourful Voyage – Second Annual Art Exhibition! Immerse yourself in a world of creativity and imagination as we showcase the incredible works of talented artists which age range from 4 to 74 years.

Over 100 drawings and paintings in different mediums and themes are on display and are waiting for their new home. Here you will find original paintings for your home and office, or colourful gifts for your family, friends, colleagues and business partners. Take a tour through the art space and see paintings of nature, animals, still life compositions, human faces and figures, on themes like favourite places, games and friendship.

Irina Taneva Iri IR is an internationally renowned artist, art teacher and art parties organiser, currently living and working from her studio in Kingston upon Thames. Irina, Master of Art, BA (hons) in Teaching art and BA (hons) in Fashion design, has studied in UAL, Central Saint Martins, London, and in the National Academy of Arts, Sofia. Her works are collectable and can be found worldwide in museums and private collections.

The artist’s favourite medium is oil on canvas because of the slow drying process that allows her to create layers of paint. This adds to her understanding and expression of the complexity of our feelings, emotions and reactions. Irina’s paintings are bold and textured as she paints more often with palette knives rather than brushes.

She influenced many people to follow in her footsteps and continues to do this through her other passion of teaching others. At the exhibition you will see some of the best artworks of her students from the last months.

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Why book art lessons with Irina?

  • Rare opportunity to take lessons from a professional artist with more than 15 years’ experience, who’s artworks can be found in museums and private collections in UK, USA, Belgium, France, Germany, Bulgaria, Spain, Greece, Macedonia.
  • Master’s level qualified artist with Pedagogy in Teaching Art Degree. 
  • Qalified Teacher Status, DBS
  • Educational and fun art lessons, concentrated on developing creative and technical skills.
  • Non-judgemental and inspiring atmosphere for students of all ages, nationalities, backgrounds.
  • All materials are provided and all artworks are taken home by the students after the class.
  • Art improves concentration, fine motor skills, self-esteem and aesthetic understanding.


link to a video of the 2022 exhibition

Irina’s classes are described as “so much fun” by my 11 years old son. He loves art but lacked confidence in his freehand drawing ability. Irina is patient and caring and takes the time to get to know the individual needs of the child. Each week my son brings home artwork that he is proud to have created.

Irina is also knowledgeable and very approachable and we have been able to ask advice about purchasing various art equipment. Thank you Irina for your kindness and support.


My little one (6) joined October half term Art classes for a week and she absolutely enjoyed her art lessons with Irina. Lucia said the art teacher is very nice and kind. She is looking forward to join next holiday lessons if available. The last day exhibition was amazing! All the paintings that Lucia drew during the sessions are all up on her room wall.


Irina has been teaching our son (9 ) for a few months now, thanks to her he is much more interested in art. He has already learned some new techniques with her and has become more confident. He has produced several new paintings which he is proud of, and his teachers at school have been very impressed!

Irina is very patient and knows how to teach art in an interesting and engaging way. Would recommend her to anybody wanting to learn some new techniques, for themselves or for a child.


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My daughter had an amazing time and she can’t wait to go back to learn something new! Professional and all resources included.


My daughter Olivia (6) attended February half term classes and she absolutely enjoyed it. Irina is very patient and great with children and Olivia can’t wait to return for another artistic workshop. Thank you Irina!

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My daughter was attending art classes in half term and she is enjoying it a lot! Irina is very nice and caring. Thank you!


Very knowledgeable, good teacher who takes time to explane techniques.

Erin (13)

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She was kind and patient, which helped my child to settle in and enjoy his art class. He was very proud of his picture.




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