Educator: Private Tutor, Group Facilitator
International professional painter
2021 - 2020 Inner Light Circle and Abundant Alignment Studies with Julie Ann, Spiritual Leader, online AUSTRALIA https://www.julieann.co
2021 Manifestation for Lightworkers with Athina Bailey, online U.S.A.
2021 Self help stress strategies Course by Teacher, Deborah Grayson Riegel, online U.S.A.
2021 Enrolled in Fully accredited Professional Spirituality Coach. taught by Dr. Karen E. Wells, online U.S.A.
1999 Hawaiian Huna Healing, Vancouver, B.C., CANADA
1999 Hope House, extensive healing courses studied successfully, Vancouver, B.C. CANADA
1989 Ira Progoff, The Well and the Cathedral - journalization and meditation, Vancouver, B.C., CANADA
1984 - 1988 Emily Carr University of Art and Design, Full time 4 year program, Graduated with Interdisciplinary Major, Vancouver, B.C., CANADA
1987 Polarity Therapy, Your Healing Hands, Dr. Stone, Vancouver, B.C., CANADA
1972 Kwantlen College, Graphic Design course, Christine Workman, Surrey, B.C., CANADA
1971 Douglas College, Poetry, Florence McNeil, Surrey, B.C., CANADA
1971 Douglas College, Life Drawing course, Jim Adams, Surrey, B.C., CANADA
1969 - 1971 Robert E. Wood, Canadian Landscape painter, Foundation of oil painting, New Westminster and North Vancouver studios, B.C., CANADA
2021 - 1989 The Laara WilliamSen School of Art
I have written and taught forty creative courses for women, children and families during these years of operation.
Business locations of LWSA and outreach workshops and courses:
North Vancouver, B.C., CANADA
Gibsons, The Sunshine Coast, B.C., CANADA
Sechelt, The Sunshine Coast, B.C., CANADA
Davis Bay, The Sunshine Coast, CANADA
Penticton, B.C., CANADA
Vancouver, B.C., CANADA
White Rock, B.C., CANADA
Abbotsford, B.C., CANADA
Galiano Island, B.C. CANADA
Ladner, B.C., CANADA
current address #336 12882 26 Ave., South Surrey, B.C., CANADA
I have been operating the online LWSA since 2017 and teaching private zoom tutorials and well as pre-recorded and written online courses. in painting and professional development for artists.
EXPERIENCE TEACHING MY OWN COURSES FOR OTHER FACILITIES 2018 - 1980
The Okanagan School of the Arts, Penticton, B.C., Canada. Children's summer program The Sunshine Art Studio.
Elphinstone Senior Secondary, Gibsons, B.C., Canada. Teenager's Art Facilitators Training.
Langdale Elementary School, Gibsons, B.C., Canada. Practicum for Teenagers Faciliator's Training.
Ministry of Human Resources, Private watercolor student, Sechelt, Sunshine Coast, B.C. Canada
Newton Advocacy Team, Mental Health clients for Creative Development, Surrey, B.C. Canada
South Fraser Mental Health, Mental Health clients for Creative Development, White Rock, B.C. Canada
Semiahmoo Scholarship student, for Improv Drama, Poetry and Performance Art, White Rock, B.C., Canada
The Surrey Arts Center, Summer Programs for Children, Surrey, B.C. Canada
THREE SELECTED AWARDS
2020 Painting for Hope Award, Palm Art Awards, Germany
2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 PEACE PROJECT California, USA hosted by thewholenine.com My art work was selected for the USA touring exhibition where my painting prints were sold to help raise building funds for a school - community center in Africa.
1989 "Artitudes" SoHo, New York, U.S.A.,TOP TEN INTERNATIONAL PAINTING AWARD Juried by The MOMA, Chicago, USA and others.
Other seven awards are from Canadian associations and agencies.
Some Hospitals, Societies and Associations that I have supported by directly contributing art or paintings sales money. Also some Reviews and Awards.
Laara WilliamSen's exhibition history can be found here! https://www.laarawilliamsen.com/about