Monday 6th October - Friday 24th October 2014 Throughout Black History Month, we will be exploring various themes with artist, Alinta Sara. We will discuss the works of Ghanaian artist Owusu-Ankomah, Romauld Hazoume from Benin and Naomi Wanjiku Gakunga from Kenya in order to show students how to make connections between art and the celebration of Black History.
October Gallery offers FREE art workshops for SEN Schools, EAL Groups and Pupil Referral Units and groups for participants of any age.The workshops will be led by SEN specialists and artist educators and will respond to the artists shown at October Gallery. We will also explore exciting new styles, techniques and art mediums which are multi-sensory and designed with the participants learning styles in mind. Workshops will be held in October Gallery 10.30am-12pm any weekday du
This September we will experiment with artist Hannah Jones, testing different art techniques using symbols, printing, and overhead projectors and light but the main focus on these workshops will be in relation to English and Modern languages, deconstructing words and grammar. Using creative and visual ideas inspired by the artist’s work to help students understanding the structures of languages and nuance of meaning. With older students we will also explore the theme of ident