Our Team

We have a dedicated, passionate team who are ready to support your creative journey.

Art Mania - Art Classes Newscastle - Team Fee

Fee Madigan

Founder / Creative Director

Our creative visionary, experienced teacher, practising artist. Fee has a background in social and community work. She is also our resident plant lady.

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Andrew Clarke

Glass Teacher

Andrew is an engineer and glass artist. He loves teaching glass techniques, and his proudest achievement is teaching one of our blind students how to use the glass equipment unaided.

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Jane Frank

Resin Teacher / NDIS Coordinator

Our colourful Jane brings passion and flair to our resin classes. She also handles the NDIS admin side of our business and works with our NDIS students. Jane loves glitter and sweet treats.


Ashlee Jedrzejak

NDIS Coordinator / Artist

Ashlee helps coordinate the NDIS side of our business and brings her experience as a practising artist to her support work. Ashlee’s outfits are as colourful as her paintings, and she loves chocolate and coffee.

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Dana Thompson

Operational Support

Our studio keeps running thanks to Dana’s hard work. You will find her at our front counter, assisting with glass and mosaics and keeping us stocked with art supplies. She loves going on outdoor adventures with her partner on weekends.


Kristie Howard

Pottery Leader

Kristie is the warm heart of our pottery studio, keeping our pottery classes running and her pottery teachers organised. She loves learning new skills and techniques and is currently studying ceramics.


Aleisha Lambkin

Floor Support

Aleisha does a lot of behind the scenes work to keep our studio running smoothly. She loves pink and is currently spending all her free time with her new puppy Honey.

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Jharna Williams

Floor Support / Artist

Jharna helps keep our studio running smoothly and assists in some of our weekly classes. She is also a practising artist, working in a variety of mediums such as mosaics, glass and resin.


Rebecca Scalley

Marketing / Executive Assistant

Bek keeps everyone organised and informed- and provides regular colourful outfit inspo. In her spare time she raises her teenage boys, does creative journaling and fosters kittens for a local rescue. Our resident cat lady.

Emily Lewer

Junior Assistant

Emily has grown up attending Art Mania and is now one of our valued assistants, providing help for our kids and teens classes. She is also a practising artist.