Creative Workshop Series
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
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.
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
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
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
Its always a pleasure when volunteer turn out, especially from areas totally opposite to the innercities of Kingston. July 13 sessions at 17 James Street, were on paper mache and face masks. Thanks to James street Thanks to Peter Johnson, Avery Barnett, Danielle Barnett, Juan Marie Daswell, Sandra ‘SanSam’ Green (former top CXC Art student) … Continue reading
LOCATION: 17 James street, Central Kingston The creative workshop series on July 13 got off to a late start, but was lasting. Mr Peter Johnson, location manager and artists himself deferred to assist in monitoring the children this weekend. The volunteers who assisted and conducted projects were Sandra Green, Juan-Marie Daswell, Danielle Barnett and Avery … Continue reading
In order to allow persons to access testimonials easier, we have compiled this page of the reports for you. Please click on the names below: – From Ebonique Brown
If you were there in 2010 when the first creative workshop series began, you just might want to join us during the final 2011 quarter. We resume our creative workshop series, as the dust from starting up he library gets clearer. By the way have you visited the Library area as yet? The series is … Continue reading
OAaSIS team made presentation to 9th-11th graders at Ewarton High. The team was well received and the return visit is much anticipated.