Elena Santos

Biography

Elena Santos is a professional visual artist, qualified art teacher and printmaker with over fifteen years artistic and educational experience. She graduated from both, the Art School of Oviedo and the University of Salamanca with MA qualification in Fine Arts. Over the years she has participated in numerous exhibitions and she has collaborated with several art and cultural projects in Galway and abroad. Elena moved from Spain to Galway in 2012 and she opened Just Art It, her own business and studio workspace, in 2017.

Just Art It is both, an art shop and workshop space situated at No. 33 Dominick Street Lower in Galway’s West End. This beautiful store offers specialised art materials, hand printed postcards, framing services, and the opportunity to purchase original artwork from professional Irish artists.

The studio space provides a range of art classes and workshops for all ages including after school, oil painting classes, acid free printmaking courses, teenagers art club, creative paint experience for young kids, and innovative courses like Flow: drawing and meditation practise.

Just Art It also hosts cultural events throughout the full year and collaborates with local festivals and art organisations.