Chiara was born, raised, and educated there, so her insider information and advice are invaluable resources for a tourist who looks to go beyond the usual guidebook suggestions. Her at-home assignments were challenging, instructive, and geared to my interests. She is a whiz at finding sites on the internet to supplement the lessons. This is not a sideline for her; she is an expert and consummate professional. There were no posted reviews of Chiara when I was casting about for a tutor. Lucky strike, indeed.
She is a business professional and does an amazing job at delivering an encouraging learning experience, for my son. 1/8/2014: Tonight was my son's final lesson with Carole before his SSAT, which will be in two days. We feel so fortunate that we had Carole and my son is feeling a lot more confident in his ability to perform well in the exam. couldn't ask for a better tutor!! She genuinely cares about her students and is truly committed and encouraging!!
There was a good deal of interaction which I was comfortable with. I think we can all remember classes where the teacher stood and lectured for the whole period - Malone is not like that. We discussed the concepts of line, shapes, movement, etc. All in all this was the most enjoyable and educational art class I have ever taken. I look forward future classes. He has put a charge in me that had been lacking for years. I would recommend Malone to anyone who wants to be a better artist.