So excited to see the collage work of ISE’s MS artist Jen Ko in EARCOS Spring 2014 magazine. (I sent EARCOS 3 options from 2014’s awesome grade 7 colour collage project. This was an excellent project!)
‘Art does not only exist in the art class‘. I find that if I encourage art throughout the school, not only does my art program become more dynamic and populated, but the school population becomes more engaged. ‘Engaged students and teachers creates more learning opportunities‘. At ISE, I focused much time in showcasing student’s creativity and developing ways to include all students within the creative process, allowing them to realize the power of art. Thai Study Trips After my first […]
In 2015, I travelled with ISE Art students to South Saigon International School for our annual Arts Exchange. Some really cool workshops on offer with lots of opportunities for students to collaborate with Art students from 8 different MRISA schools. Some of the highlights were Thai Artist NAME Painting workshops, Waterlily Mixed Media, Text Portrait. Due to building expansion, the SSIS campus had a floor of empty classrooms, that were just about to renovated. Our Arts X took advantage and […]
At ISE, for Y8 and Y9, I introduced a new method of sketching, I liked to call ‘Educated Sketches’. Students were encouraged to research artists, choose one of their artist’s work, analyse it and then re-create it – either as close to the original as possible… or to slightly and uniquely change it to reflect their own interpretation. Some of the results from my art students amazed me!!
Since ISE was under construction and Gallery Space was limited, for our IB graduates in 2014, we created a book showcasing their super creative works. We distributed the book to these hardworking students at graduation so they could forever have a memento of their artistic endeavours at ISE.
MRISA is a community of 6 schools from Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam and Laos that meet for sports, leadership and arts during the year. In 2014, the Arts Exchange was hosted by ISE. The theme was ‘HYBRID’. I was responsible for organizing 8 different Art Workshops, sourcing materials, managing space and instructing workshops. Over a 3-day weekend over 100 students visited ISE and participated in Art, Music and Drama Workshops. For Art, there were 8 different 8 workshops, culminating in a […]