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About

Splashout Art Studios has presented excellent services since 2002

Independent Art Education facility, Splashout Art Studios, creates its own Programs, Courses and services based on the experience and knowledge of its two co-founders.

Krystyna Ciesiolkiewicz has been a Fully Qualified, Professional Art Educator and Artist for her entire career and is regarded as an extremely effective creator of Learning Processes for all levels.

Jenny Tuck has been around the people business through her whole career, with an exemplary track record in Management, Leadership, Human Resource, Training & Development.

As at 2017, Splashout started forming an equally professional Team of Art Tutors, Workshop Presenters and dedicated administration team which has broadened the amount and quality of offerings, efficiency and customer service.

Read about Splashout’s history HERE

Please scroll down to meet the Splashout Team who have a  unique mix of skills.

Krystyna (Krysia) Ciesiolkiewicz
Diploma of Teaching. Post Graduate Education Counselling. Bachelor of Education (Fine Arts)

Co-founder Splashout/Principal instructor/Program design

Key Exhibitions:
Adelaide Festival Centre. Dom Polski Centre. Royal Society of Arts SA.  Pol-Art (Adelaide). Pol-Art (Sydney).  Kensington Gallery.  Chalk Hill Winery.  Tomich Winery (South Australia).  Nouvelle Scene Gallery (Canada). South Australian Living Artists Festival (SALA) 2010 – 2019.  Plus various group and solo exhibitions through South Australia.  Member: Royal Society of Arts SA.

Australian born Krystyna (Krysia) Ciesiolkiewicz has enjoyed 38 years of achievement in Art and Education, including South Australian High Schools and TAFE.  Krysia, who has also worked in the Business and Community Sector, is now developing a team of Splashout tutors who are well qualified to get you started in Art and guide you as you progress along your way.  Scroll down to meet the team.

Krysia’s personal artwork hangs in private collections locally, interstate and overseas, as do the works of her students, many of whom started out with Krysia as absolute beginners.  Some of these clients have even gone on to establish their own art classes.

Krysia is a well regarded South Australian Artist/Art Educator.  She creates highly effective Art education Classes/Courses/Programs.  She has a reputation for patient, well planned, skilful facilitation and demonstrates excellent group leadership skills.  Splashout tutors practise these same principles under Krysia’s coordination, direction and guidance.  Check out some of Krysia’s personal work in our Youtube clip.

Read more about Krystyna’s career HERE

Feedback from one of Krystyna’s many clients:

‘I appreciate how much I have learnt over the past few weeks with our ‘silver’ painting.  You have taught me so much in regard to the shapes and colours in reflections and it has shown me how to look in other areas to bring into my paintings and improve my outcomes.  Thank you.’  Helen Hussey, Splashout client, 2018

Jenny Tuck: Co-founder/Manager Splashout

Jenny’s career spans a range of sectors with significant achievements.  She has held Senior Management positions in National Manufacturing & Marketing Companies (UK & Australia).  She has managed her own ‘Training & Development’ Consultancies and was invited to be an ‘Instructor’ in the South Australian ‘Department of Technical and Further Education’ (TAFE).

1997 Jenny was asked to be responsible for the initial establishment and coordination of ‘Personal Leadership/Life Skills’ Programs for Long Term Unemployed Youth by the nationally recognised Non-Profit Association ‘Youth Opportunities’.  This done, with great success, she retired from mainstream in 2002 to start up ‘Splashout art Studios’.

Study: ‘Diploma of Business’ (Technical College, UK).
‘Associate Diploma of Training & Development’ (Uni SA)
Career:  Corporate sector – General Business sector – TAFE –  Non Profit Sector.
Boards:  Founding Board Member – ‘Youth Opportunities Association’.
Key focus: Leadership. Education. Marketing. Business. Communication and Life skills.

Having coordinated many Organisations and Professional Education Programmes, Jenny knows what it takes to create and manage an effective learning environment.

As well as being Splashout’s overall manager, she is also responsible for Splashout’s unique mix of ‘extras’ including: ‘Splashout Art Supplies’ | ‘Splashout Art Gallery’ | ‘Splashout Tours’.

Jenny says: ‘The aim of the Splashout team is for clients to enjoy their creative experience in a supportive, informal and professional learning environment.’ 

Read more about Jenny’s career HERE.

EDUCATION TEAM

Splashout takes great care in hand picking its tutors who are highly proficient at art themselves and/or are qualified, experienced Art Educators with a successful track record in tutoring.

Bernadette Woodward (B.Ed.ECE. Dip T)

Bernadette has studied art extensively and is a past client of Splashout.  She has exhibited in many solo/group exhibitions and her artwork now hangs in private collections throughout Adelaide and Australia.

Bernadette has taught youngsters at ‘The Henley & Grange Art Society’ since 1998 and is also a teacher at ‘Montessori School’.  She is well respected by Splashout clients who appreciate her knowledgeable, patient and skilful approach.

Kathy Doley

Kathy has painted for many years.  She is always eager and excited to develop and explore new techniques and mediums.  Kathy has been a member of various art groups over the years and has attended Adelaide Central School of Art studying drawing and painting.  She was previously a member of ‘T’Arts Collective’.

Exhibitions:
Mitcham Council Chambers – T’Arts Collective – Red Poles – Lombard Art Gallery – Port Noarlunga Community Centre – Cotto cafes – Splashout Art Gallery – Flagstaff Rotary Art Show – Anderson Hill Winery (solo exhibitions).

Cat Leonard

Cat is an award winning South Australian Artist with a leaning towards zany, quirky, fun subjects.

Cat has studied and immersed herself in Art for many years and specialises in ‘BIG’ – ‘POP’ – ‘MOD’ colour filled artworks.  She works in bold dynamic colours. Her instructing style is described as ‘upbeat’ and ‘liberating’.

ADMINISTRATION TEAM

Splashout has a Team of experienced, qualified administration personnel who, whilst tucked away in the Office behind the scenes, play a pivotal role in every clients’ enjoyment at Splashout.

Gaynor Jarvis: Administration Manager

Gaynor has a successful track record in office and organisational administration.  She manages the Splashout office, with key administrative responsibilities as well as being Jenny’s personal assistant. Gaynor will ensure that your enrolments and bookings all happen with ease and efficiency.

Gaynor also works with the ‘ACH Group’ (part time) running social art programs for seniors.  She used to attend Splashout Classes and still continues her Art practice.

WORKSHOP PRESENTERS

Splashout is always developing a well qualified, popular and diverse group of Workshop Presenters.

Cat Leonard

Cat is an award winning South Australian Artist with a leaning towards zany, quirky, fun subjects.

Cat has studied and immersed herself in Art for many years and specialises in ‘BIG’ – ‘POP’ – ‘MOD’ colour filled artworks.  She works in bold dynamic colours. Her instructing style is described as ‘upbeat’ and ‘liberating’.

Richard Rogers

Richard specialises in teaching and painting with acrylics, helping aspiring artists unlock their creativity and gain the skills to achieve their artistic vision in whatever style they choose to work.

His relaxed and encouraging teaching style is coupled with a sound knowledge of mediums, painting techniques, colour theory and principles of composition and design.

Richard has produced several art instruction DVDs and regularly presents workshops and demonstrations around Australia. His work has featured in the ‘Artist’s Palette’, ‘Australian Artist’ and ‘International Artist’ magazines. Splashout is especially pleased to present this Workshop tutored by Richard Rogers.  Check out some of Richard’s workshops on our Workshops page HERE

Lisa Ingerson

Lisa is a multi award winning South Australian Artist as well as being a full-time Registered Nurse.  She also volunteers in the office at the South Australian Royal Society of Arts plus many other activities.  We recently invited Lisa to share her art skills by presenting Workshops at Splashout which she has proceeded to do.  The outcomes have been fantastic and clients report that they enjoy her knowledgeable, easy-going and assertive style.

Evert Ploeg (Sydney NSW)

Currently working and residing in Sydney NSW Australia, and with Dutch heritage, Evert is a multi-award winning, international artist with formidable achievements.

Evert’s representational style fused with a fresh and contemporary attitude has seen him secure portrait commissions from a diverse range of clients including Australian and international celebrities to commercial and corporate institutions. His works hang in private collections worldwide and he has previously won the ‘Archibald Portrait Prize – Packers Award’ and was twice recipient of the ‘Archibald Portrait Prize – People’s Choice Award’.

OPPORTUNITIES TO JOIN THE SPLASHOUT TEAMS.

Splashout is always on the look out for the right people to join their teams.  Some opportunities are paid and some are voluntary.   Examples:  Art education tutors/Workshop presenters/Art Gallery sitters/Event support/Art trip leaders/Fundraising coordinators

If you have or know someone with skills that could be utilised at Splashout, please contact Jenny Tuck to register interest and discuss. Tel: (08) 8296 3859 Email: art@splashout.net.au