Alan Dedman, studied Fine Art at the Royal Academy Schools, London.

Alan Dedman & Adriana Eyzaguirre have collaborated to create an exciting, practical, venture so you can experience landscape and seascape painting on the beautiful Greek island of Ithaca. Educational input is delivered by Alan Dedman BA RAS PGCE, who studied at the Royal Academy Schools in London.

Adriana Eyzaguirre

Adriana Eyzaguirre is a Chilean artist who lives and works on the island; she knows Ithaca very well. and can take you to visually rich places- ideal for landscape painting. Adriana studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Santiago, Chile and has exhibited her work in her country of birth, the UK and Greece.

Alan Dedman painting in the landscape Ithaca Painting Holidays
Alan Dedman painting ‘en plein air’

Alan Dedman has considerable experience teaching across curricula at all levels, from Primary School to Post-grad. He worked within H M Prison service, and has given lectures at the National Gallery, Microsoft Foundation, Barclays Bank plc and the Royal Academy in London. He studied for and took a PGCE from Bath Spa University College. Alan has exhibited work in London, Amsterdam and throughout the UK.

To see examples of their work, go to the blog page on this site and click on ‘Artworks from Ithaca Painting Holidays’

Alan runs his own educational enterprises facilitating residential sketching trips and drawing and creativity courses. He provides one to one tuition remotely, (teaching via Zoom) works for the London Art College (LAC). He presents life-drawing workshops in London and Suffolk and facilitates a yoga group in Somerset.

students on river fowey trip Alan Dedman & Adriana Eyzaguirre
Students on the River Fowey, Cornwall.

Alan Dedman & Adriana Eyzaguirre make a good team offering you the very best in outdoor (plein air) painting . We are confident you will enjoy not only the island of Ithaca, it’s history, people and customs but the journey of self-discovery you take if you join us. Why not enroll on our 2024 course?

Photos by Adriana, Alan and Casey Moore
Thanks to Melanie