Author: Anne Callanan

Anne Callanan is an artist and art historian and the founder of Luan School of Art in Ireland. She is a regular visitor to Florence and Venice with students, teaching master drawing classes and giving lectures. To contact Anne visit or email her at
June 20, 2013

Four Gaels in Italy

As an artist and art historian, it was only a matter of time before I would call Florence my second home. Like many artists before me, Florence stole my heart and has never let it go. In meeting both locals and non-locals here over the past 10 years, however,