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Artist Peter Ralph Johnson murdered

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Please be advised that the artist, PETER JOHNSON, who gave us room to host the workshops in Central Kingston on JAMES STREET has been murdered earlier this week. We await autopsy report […]

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Creative Workshop Series

First screen printing class at James street workshop

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Saturday, September 14th, 2013, the workshop took the form of a silk screen class with expert printer Keith Cowan. On this day, more than five new boys showed up to join in […]

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Creative Workshop Series

OCWS goes well at James Street innercity location

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Since June 29, 2013 creative workshops have been warmly received and attended by children and parents of Central Kingston. The workshop series are held each Saturday from 10:00 to 1:30pm, at 17 […]

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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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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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