Important Announcement

All group and private classes are taught online until further notice. The Alliance office is virtual, and Kamm House is open only by appointment. Please contact us at

Clara-Julia Péru


Clara-Julia Peru is a French artist, poet and photographer. She holds a BA in Arts History and a Masters in Comparative Literature/Arts passed with credits at La Sorbonne Nouvelle, Paris. She graduated from the IESA, Paris with a MB in Cultural Events and Production while contributing to diverse cultural projects as Connaissance des Arts, the Palais de la Porte Dorée and during the Journées du Patrimoine and Rendez-vous aux Jardins events. Throughout her career, she created a chapter for the NPO Surfrider Foundation Europe, directed an international short film Festival in La Ciotat, birthplace of the Cinéma and has collaborated with several artists, musicians, comedians and videasts. She also was a French and Arts teacher for the Guild's Man in France. She has worked in the hospitality industry for the past 10 years along with Michelin star and James Beard award winning chefs like Alain Passard and recently Chef Vitaly Paley in Portland, OR.

Parking Information

Street parking on SW 20th St. facing the Kamm House is limited. Free parking is available in Lot B at SW 18th and SW Columbia. Please obtain a parking pass from the office.

After 6 pm weekdays, students may park in the Willamette Dental lot at SW 20th and SW Jefferson as available.

Office Hours

The Alliance office is virtual
during the COVID pandemic.
Contact us at
Call 503.223.8388 from 12-3pm,
Monday through Friday, or leave
a message anytime.

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