Heather McReynolds, originally from the USA, taught IB Diploma Visual Arts for 13 years and was Head of Art at the International School of Florence. She is the author of the Visual Arts chapter in Introducing IB Diploma, Cambridge University Press, 2012 and has a broad range of examining experience. She holds a Masters Degree in Fine Art from Central St Martins and degrees from Smith College, USA and the Academmia di Belle Arti di Firenze. Heather is an experienced workshop leader, teacher and visual arts consultant. She is also a practicing artist and lives on a farm in Italy with her husband Ian, a musician composer, dry stone waller and olive grower. They run artists workshops and residencies at La Vigna Art Studios.
Praise for Heather
"Heather compiled a fantastic workbook. She managed to take the stress out of the new curriculum. She is truly knowledgable and most approachable. It was a great pleasure to participate. I've come away inspired."
- Hanna Muller, Thuringia International School
"Heather presented the information in an appealing, refeshing way that makes the concept quite clear, using visual examples and language understandable to the artist."
- Brenda Eubank-Ahrens, International School of Bremen