Art career library

Arts career library in Jamaica

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It’s full time we as Jamaicans reacquaint ourselves or become even slightly familiar with the elements and mechanisms of art as an exciting career. After all, their is art when you choose the clothes you wear, designed by someone; there is art in motion in areas such as architecture.

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Projects

Entertaining Jamaica’s children

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OAaSIS welcomes artists who in partnership with the entity, have agreed to contribute a percentage to the foundation’s projects from their earning

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Inspiration

US Embassy gives Mona High Library a boost

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The U.S. Embassy in Kingston gave the Mona High School in Saint Andrew, Jamaica, a boost Wednesday (October 7), when the embassy presented the school with a brand new desktop computer and laser printer as well as over 120 books.

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Projects

ARTful support for Allman Town Primary

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At present, the school’s dining room is being converted into a visual an performing arts centre. This will facilitate the growth and exposition of the aethetic values that the students naturally have. The school has a Drama Teacher (part-time) and is pursuing a part time music teacher who will begin in January 2010. Drumming classes will begin this month as an extra curicular activity.
The supplies available at present are sheets of news print paper, pencils and wax crayons. All classes have a time for art in their timetables, that spans the entire week. These times will allow the room to be free for use and equally shared among the arts.

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Projects

Forum on national pride, symbols of Jamaica

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A forum is now available online for all Jamaicans to share their thoughts on national pride, and the symbols of Jamaica. The forums are available on facebook and on the website of the recently created foundation “I Am The Change”.

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Art career library

VISUAL ARTS CAREER: Art Critic

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The art critic is one of the most sought after persons in this creative field. For one, its always good to have someone to bounce your ideas on, gain qualified feedback or […]

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Creative Workshop Series

James Street Creative workshop on Primary Colours Aug 31

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On August 31, six new children swelled the numbers at the James Street location. Visual Artist Rico Reiko Nagase, a naturalised Jamaican from Japan conducted a workshop in primary and secondary colours. […]

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Meet our core team

Barrington Watson remembered as patron

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On November 9th, 2009 Jamaican master painter BARRINGTON WATSON agreed to be one of the patrons within the OAaSIS. In 2016 he departed the human realm on January 26th. Owing to his […]

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Events

Jamaica Arts Contest and Expo opens Nov 24, 2019

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The Jamaica Cultural Development Commission’s (JCDC) Jamaica Visual Arts Competition and Exhibition will host its 2019 Youth Edition Award Ceremony and Exhibition Launch at the Jamaica Conference Centre, Port Royal Street, Downtown […]

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