Cornelia Wi (Academic Director)

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Cornelia Wi (Teacher)

Cornelia, born in Zurich, studied economics at the University of Zurich and graduated in 1997 with a Master’s degree. Art was always part of her life. She enriched her education in various art schools in drawing, painting and sculpturing in Zurich, London, New York and Madrid. In 2017 she completed an intensive study at the Barcelona Acadamey of Art with special focus on painting.

Since 2005, she has moderated drawing evenings at She also taught drawing courses in her studio and in local schools, among others on “anatomy for painters” and “colours in portraits”. She regularly organizes live drawing workshops in Spain and Switzerland and she worked as an assistant teacher in figurative drawing at the Academy of Art in Barcelona. Cornelia is fluent in German, English, French and Spanish.