Joining Pinewood in 2014, Ms. Konstantina Kapanidou was born and raised in Thessaloniki, Greece. She holds a BA in Fine Art from Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, School of Fine Art and an MA in Fine Art from the University of East London. At Pinewood, Ms. Kapanidou teaches IB Visual arts and all grades in the Secondary Art Department and serves as the Art club teacher for the Pinewood After school Activities Program. Professionally, Mrs Kapanidou is a children’s book illustrator and a practicing visual artist who delivers Art workshops at the University of the Arts, London, the British Museum and Camden Summer University. Mrs Kapanidou has also recently designed and oversaw the creation of theatre costumes for a children’s play.
“I found I could say things with colour and shapes that I couldn’t say any other way–things I had no words for.” – Georgia O’Keeffe