‘King of Mosaic’ Gary Drostle has been showcasing his work and running mosaic workshops with the students of Lilian Baylis.
“The pupils adored the artist. He provided a great source of inspiration and confidence to take risks in their own work in order to create successful outcomes.”
Fine artist Armando Alemdar worked with the students of Featherstone on painting techniques and helped them work on their own art styles in the run up to their art exams.
“Armando has been pivotal in giving the students the confidence to strive for higher grades.”
Sinead worked with the students of Lea Valley to produce some large scale art that would be a permanent fixture of the school hall.
“The students have produced a wonderful collaborative piece that is on display for all.”
Fine artist Alexander Newley worked with the students of Kilburn Primary to develop their in-depth professional art techniques.
“You have all been so supportive, organised and thorough in everything you have done! I hope we have the opportunity to continue.”
The children and parents of Foxfield Primary worked with Sarah to produce a large banner to be hung in the school entrance. The students used various painting and printing techniques to produce an environmental themed piece which featured the words ‘Agents of Change’ across it.
“Everyone has been so amazed with such a quality outcome which […]
Cinta Miller, a creative director within the fashion industry and celebrity make-up artist, worked with the students of Alperton Community School on a sustainable fashion project. The students created beautiful garments from recycled materials.
“Cinta gave me the power and encouragement to be creative” – Alperton CS student
Michael lives and breathes Shakespeare and has brought performances to some of the world’s biggest stages. He shared his knowledge of Macbeth to the students of Greig City as they worked though the text in energy-filled workshops.
“The project produced insight, appreciation of detail, textual analysis, motivation and inspiration for what is possible within the subject.”
Pragya worked with 90 students from Davies Lane Primary to produce ‘Recreate’, an exhibition of artwork made entirely from recycled materials. The exhibition included jewelry, pen holders and coasters.
The teacher commented “The children have grown in confidence and have a deeper and wider understanding of the arts”
NACO visited Alperton Community School with the aim of showcasing their talents and demonstrating to the students the opportunities available as professional musicians. The students were blown away by their talents and the sessions produced some interesting discussions.
Emma Jackson of Story drawing club worked with Preston Park Primary to run story writing and illustration workshops. Pictured are the students reading the stories and illustrations they have created as beautiful printed books.
Their teacher commented:
“Having professionals come into school demonstrates that the Arts are actually a career option. AiR brings the arts right down […]