BIO & TEACHING
Ramune works in her studio in the woods north of Peterborough, Ontario. She was born in Montreal and moved to England at the age of 10, where she lived and trained as an artist before returning to Canada 16 years ago.
She went to Central St Martins and Camberwell schools of art in London, England and has a visual arts degree, specialising in sculpture and ceramics. Now her chosen media are drawing, sculpture, installation and writing and her subject matter usually revolves around finding a place for female sexuality and creative dialogue with other artists. She has shown her art in galleries and museums in Southern Ontario, Toronto, Montreal, various parts of England and Norway.
Ramune recently completed Humber College’s Post Graduate Creative Writing programme and is currently writing her first novel.
She teaches and facilitates courses and workshops in many aspects of creative process, drawing, sculptural drawing, life drawing, developing ideas and sketchbook journaling. Ramune has taught at Haliburton School of the Arts, Harbourfront Toronto, McClaughlin, McMichael, Varley, Whitby, Lindsay and Peterborough Art Galleries, Society of Artists in Markham, Willowdale Group of Artists and Artworks, Peterborough as well as St. Thomas Aquinas Secondary in Lindsay, Monsignor Paul Dwyer High in Oshawa and Adam Scott Collegiate in Peterborough.
Ramune also facilitates Abundance Circles – groups dedicated to making the changes necessary to be more prosperous.
In her past life she worked as a magazine editor, specializing in creating new titles and relaunching those in need of resuscitation. She also worked as a TV scriptwriter and researcher, focusing on documentary programmes.