Shannon Dickie

RDS_Staff_20402Shannon is returning for her 3rd year at RDS.  She is looking forward to creating a wonderful space for children to explore their creativity in her role as the art teacher for JK to Grade 8.  Outside of class you’ll find Shannon coaching cross country running, instructing various art clubs, and leading kindergarten dance club.

Shannon holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Guelph with a major in Studio Art and a minor in Art History.  She obtained her Bachelor of Education from the University of Toronto in 2011.  Before teaching at RDS, Shannon was employed by the Art Gallery of Ontario in their Education Department, working with their summer camp and school programs since 2007.

Shannon continues to be a practicing artist, showing her paintings at the Canadian Fine Art Gallery in Yorkville.  In her spare time, Shannon enjoys rock climbing, yoga, and painting in her studio.