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Rex Nettleford Foundation to promote culture

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The foundation will support scholars and programmes that promote the areas of social and cultural development, community services and intellectual excellence

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Media as creative expression within the OAaSIS

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Interestingly many persons, and suffice to say journalists are unaware of their career choices as creative expressions.

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Creative Workshop Series

Fresh boom for Diaspora at OAaSIS creative series

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On June 15, OAaSIS International creative workshop series was held in St Ann to honour Christopher Gonzalez, Jamaican artist, but there was much more.

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OAaSIS fetes Diaspora in tribute to Christopher Gonzalez CWS

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On June 15, 2010 members of the creative industry (visual, performing, literary) paid tribute to the artist who sculpted the once controversial statue of Bob Marley, Christopher Gonzalez. The tribute was paid […]

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Creative Workshop Series

Jamaican master artists get OAaSIS tribute, Gonzalez first

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Christopher Gonzalez is known for the controversial statue of Bob Marley now erected in St Ann. He is also respected for his watercolour paintings

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OAaSIS supports Pickney International Creative Youth Club

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Following the deft impact of the creative workshop series, OAaSIS International is now partnering with Pickney International in its creative club for youth.

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Jamaican master painter tours Jamaica with OAaSIS

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On Tuesday Hoyes travels to Port Royal Primary and Infant to restore murals along with other OAaSIS volunteers, as well as to do workshops including etching.

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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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