(Fellow of the RMIT(Fine Arts) M.A.,Ph.D, Psycho-Social Studies Melb University ); Head, Art Edn.Dept.Phillip Institute of Technology 1975 to 1987. First President of the Institute of Art Education (1974-1978)  Nathan has presented papers at the I.N.S.E.A. (International Society for Education through Art) Conferences in Bath (U.K.) and Rotterdam (Holland). He has also been the President of the Hawthorn Artists Society (1993,1994) and for some time, Secretary of ANATA (Aust National Art Therapy Association); Deputy President of the Victorian Artists Society from 1989 to 1991 and an elected Fellow of the Society. Victorian Artists Society 'Artist of the Year ' 1993; Chairman of the Course Development Committee for the RMIT University's MA Arts Therapy Course 1993 / 1994.  Nathan has also worked for some years as a Professional Member of ANATA, and for a number of years with Clinical Psychologists using art within psychotherapy groups.

Nathan is a practicing artist and Art Therapist.

( Ref. Biodata Dr Nathan Paramanathanweb site - ) 

Jenny Scholes SIG.VAS, Vice President MSWPS( Melbourne Society of Women Painters & Sculptors ); Member of CAS. Jenny has a painting style that is modern leaning towards abstraction. She has participated in many group exhibitions, enjoying a very successful solo exhibition in 2011 at Cambridge Studio Gallery.



Nathan and Jenny present a Friday classes with Jenny Scholes, tutoring painting in acrylics and oils.                                     

Students are encouraged to develop their own style be it traditional, figurative or abstract. Newcomers from beginners to advanced students are always warmly welcome.