“A humble, contrite heart O Lord, you will not spurn”


BIS Principal and Senior Tutor:

  • Ian Knowles, M.A.(Oxon), Dip.Past.Theol.

PSTA Course Assessor:

  • Aidan Hart, tutor of the PSTA Icon Painting Course in the UK, a professional iconographer for over thirty years, and author of the standard work, “Techniques of Icon and Wall Painting”.

Occasional Tutors:

  • Lee Harvey & Hanna Ward, graduates of Prince’s School of Traditional Arts, London

Previous Visiting Tutors:

  • Cinde Lee, UK & China, professional artist – Illuminated Manuscripts
  • Sophie Walboeffe, UK & Kenya, professional artist – The Use of Colour
  • Sheila Bryant, UK, professional artist – Portraiture
  • Martin Earle, UK, professional artist – Mosaicist

Restoring iconography in the Holy Land