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About our art school

Burnt Sienna Berlin is an art school founded in 2016 by visual artist Louise Thomas.

Burnt Sienna Berlin offers two core courses in drawing and painting, these courses take place once every season. Alongside the established courses we offer independent studio time.

What we offer

- Life Drawing (EN/DE)

- Oil Painting (EN/DE)

Bespoke services

- Studio time 

-Studio visits

-Portfolio reviews 

Unlike other independent art schools in Berlin Burnt Sienna prides itself on limited class sizes in order to insure the highest level of developement, engagement and teaching.

Burnt Sienna Berlin currently operates out of the historic Blo Ateliers in Berlin.

We hope to see you in the studio soon!


Louise Thomas

Visual artist and founder of Burnt Sienna Berlin

Louise Thomas is a visual artist based in Berlin. Thomas is a visiting tutor at Newlyn school of art  and Falmouth University since 2010.

Thomas founded Burnt Sienna out of the now closed AGORA collective in 2016 the school as moved to the beautiful and historic Blo Ateliers 20 minutes train ride from Alexanderplatz in Victoria Stadt.

London-born Louise Thomas received her BA in Fine Art from the Falmouth School of Art UK in 2007, following a Diploma in Art Foundation from

Kingston University, London in 2004. Thomas has exhibited Internationally and shows works regularly in London and Berlin. Shortlisted for the Celeste Painting Prize and 4 New Sensations,

organised by Shortlisted for the Celeste Painting Prize and 4 New Sensations, organised by the

Saatchi Gallery and Channel 4, both in 2007. Recent solo exhibitions include The discovery

room Kristin Hjellegjerde Gallery, Berlin 2019, Starmaps, Das Gift project space 2017, GTA Tru Life at ASHLEY, Berlin and Artifice

of Paradise at BISCHOFF/WEISS, London (both 2013).