News and views

Barry Moncrieffe succeeds Prof Rex as NDTC artistic director

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At one time OAaSIS founder McGibbon who did modeling was also under the directorship of Barry Moncrieffe, choreographer, who himself is a interior decorator.

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Founder’s rationale of OAaSIS International Foundation

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The number of Jamaicans who still do not understand arts and creativity beyond drawing, painting, singing and as a vital tool to development is alarming

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Inspiration

Jamaican game about a brown girl

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*The “ocean” is the space within the circle. The “motion” is a kind of cake-walk.
Many thanks to Glasceta Honeyghan for contributing this song.

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Meet Angela Stribling, Core team member

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While alive, Sonny Bradshaw blew his trumpet for her many a times, and would be proud that she now is an independent jazz, rb singer.

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Events

Fundraiser: Music through the Ages by US Embassy

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On Sunday, September 26, the University of the West Indies Chapel, Mona, Kingston 7, and JAFA will host a Classical Concert

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Music video

Journeyman Features: Trench Town What next?

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Interesting enough, this is a video although posted to You Tube over a year ago, is still being circulated today to stir interest.

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About Anthea McGibbon, founder

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The areas she delves in include paralegal, but HER art IS IN painting, illustration, writing, graphic design, paginator, modelling, photography AND MORE.

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Students urged to be entrepreneurial versus employable

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Greater attention needs to be paid to entrepreneurship and professional partnerships. There are not enough entities to absorb 2,000 tertiary graduates each year

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Meet core team member Patrick James, graphic artist

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I have been inspired by so many talented musicians, Jamaican army and cadet personnel educators and designers. I have been blessed with numerous mentors

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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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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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