Daniel Raminfard | Founder & Teacher 

An award-winning oil painter known for his mastery of light, shape, and color, Daniel’s work is heavily influenced by his Persian roots and early 20th century Russian Realism. He began drawing and painting at an early age as a means of dealing with family tragedies.

Daniel established Raminfard School of Arts in 2000 with the mission of sharing the joy of creating art with as many people as possible. Daniel is currently co-authoring a book on his approach towards drawing and painting.

Visit Daniel’s Site: www.danielraminfard.com

Robert Burcar | Head Art  Instructor & Studio Manager

Born and raised in Helena, Montana, Robert began studying illustration and fine art at the Academy of Art University in San Francisco. Having earned his BFA in drawing and painting, he now has a cult-like following of fans and collectors around the world.

He is currently our resident art Instructor and studio manager at the Raminfard School of Arts in Agoura Hills, and is adored by students and colleagues for is gentle but firm teaching style.

Visit Robert’s Site at: https://www.robertburcar.com

Milan Drean | Studio Assistant 

Born in Thailand and raised in Laos and Canada, Milan is primarily a studio-based artist. As a visual artist, she is most interested in figures, portraitures and landscapes.

Milan is smart and highly organized, making her the perfect addition to our team. She speaks fluent French and English and loves to interact with students and artist alike.  Currently residing in Agoura Hills, we are super thankful to have her as part of our team!