Teresa Pollard | SISD
Teresa Pollard
Aug 04, 2021

Teresa Pollard

Teresa Pollard is an experienced visual arts teacher and practicing artist. Born and raised in Brazil, she studied painting at the Parque Lage Visual Arts School and has a B. A. degree in Visual Communication from the Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro. Teresa moved to London and studied at the Institute of Education, University of London, where she gained a PGCE in Art and Design. She has worked in British state and public schools as a teacher and Head of Department. Prior to teaching, she worked as a printed textile and fashion designer, and later as a mural artist. Teresa is passionate about art and design, not only as a vehicle for self-expression but also as a tool to develop transferable skills, such as creativity and critical thinking. She has lived in Dubai for three years and loves the multi-cultural, vibrant atmosphere of the city.