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Multicare team hosts 2017 summer art at National Gallery

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Jamaican children had several options to learn fine art, general art and craft over summer this year. From July 10 to 29, Stanford Watson along with graduates of the Edna Manley College […]

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Creative Workshop Series / Events

I had fun at art classes (Summer 2017) by Deseray Dawes

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Dear OAaSIS, My mom sent me at the art classes at the waterfront, downtown. The classes are from July 23 – 29, 2017. We colour draw and paint there. We make things […]

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The (2017) ‘Summer Art Programme’ by Shanique Dawes

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Dear OAaSIS, I went to a program during summer of 2017. It was kept at the waterfront downtown. Mr Stanford Watson, an artist kept it there. He was working for the Multicare […]

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OAaSIS collabs with Allman Town Primary Grade 6 for 2017 projects

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The Grade six students of Allman Town Primary recently created their last artefact – designed tiles – as a gift to the school’s canteen. The project was guided mostly by Mrs Nadine […]

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ART CAREERS: Communication and Entertainment

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Sometimes, the creative instincts within us are better applied in other relating fields such as communication and entertainment. Here’s a book to guide one in careers in communication and entertainment.

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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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Minutes / Releases

Jamaica schools readying for global challenges with STEAM

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The Ministry of Education for over a year now has been ensuring that the ARTS is being aggressively incorporated into their national school curriculum (NSC) and plans. The concept of STEM is […]

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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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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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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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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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