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

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 there and we have our breaks when we are finished our work. We ate patty, but sometimes we got box food there. We … Continue reading »

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

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 Foundation, but he used the space in the National Gallery of Jamaica. We draw and paint and make things there too at the … Continue reading »

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‘Visions’ by Ulla Leis German artist

Ulla Leis who was born in Frankfurt, Germany shows a keen interest in Jamaica and hence the OAaSIS International Foundation. No doubt because she fully understand the critical role art education plays in nation and self development. Her own work ‘Visions’ is a clear testimony of this. Her relationship with Jamaica was birthed after she … Continue reading »

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Rico joins creative club on October 27, 2016

On October 27, 2016, the day had to be rescheduled to Grades One and Grade 6. Grade one was taught how to make a book from one sheet of paper and Grade six worked at being critical thinkers. Artist Rico Nagase joined the creative club at Allman Town. This is the booklet for Grade 1 … Continue reading »

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Creative club pilot started Sept 15, 2016 at Allman Town Primary

Thursday, September 15th, 2016 was the fist day of the pilot creative club project at the Allman Town primary. Some 60 students crammed into the library to start some fun. More were waiting outside. The club is expected to meet on a weekly basis each Thursday with a schedule of activities. Art projects set to … Continue reading »

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2013: Arts Expo to earn for OAaSIS projects

READ MORE: Hotels etc showcase Jamaican art Join us at hotels, banks and other venues for art exhibition, literary and performing expressions. Watch out as we tour hotels and other interesting locations.

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First screen printing class at James street workshop

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 the Saturday workshops.

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OCWS goes well at James Street innercity location

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 James street, home of noted Jamaican sculptor Peter R Johnson who has won many awards. During school, the hours will be changed from … Continue reading »

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James Street Creative workshop on Primary Colours Aug 31

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. Then the children could hardly sit for the quiz session by Founding Project director Anthea McGibbon. Yes it was a great day with … Continue reading »

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Melame Gange joins OAaSIS workshop at James Street

Melame Gange is an artist and artiste from the Virgin Islands who was in Jamaica for a quick visit to work on his album. On August 24th, 2013, he shows the quickest way in handpainting and printing on teeshirts for sustainable living. Other artists assisting are Rico, Peter Johnson and founding projects director Anthea McGibbon. … Continue reading »

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