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The Artist's Manifesto9 June 2016

“I am for an artist who vanishes, turning up in a white cap painting signs or hallways.”Claes Oldenburg: I am for an ArtWhat do you believe art is? What are the values that you hold dear as an artist?... more

Surrealist Gamesfree9 June 2016

Try some of these playful approaches as ice breakers, to loosen up, disrupt habitual patterns and introduce a sense of play into the serious business of making art. They are great for a new class, for... more

Workshop Style Sessions 11 April 2016

Within the Art Making Forms requirements Students are encouraged to explore a range of techniques and media and most will need instruction when encountering a new technique or medium. We cannot assume... more

Additional Supporting Photos10 April 2016

When compiling your portfolio for the E submission for Exhibition In certain instances you may decide to include up to two additional photographs of each submitted work. These extra photos are not necessary... more

Postcard Captions 8 March 2016

learning to write Exhibition Texts I created this activity for a recent workshop with teachers and it was very effective and enjoyable. It teaches students to consider the artists' intention for the work... more

Artists' Books20 January 2016

Sketchbooks are for visual thinking, recording, capturing an idea -and not intended to be the finished work. An artists' book is the art piece.Artists' books are made by artistsArtists' books are books... more

Art Making16 January 2016

There are as many approaches to making art as there are artists.Each students' experience and ability will grow and change throughout the course as they engage in a variety of art making forms and techniques.... more

Applying to Art School17 December 2015

This page is a resource compiled for students who want to continue their art studies after the IB ( and for their dedicated teachers who advise them!)Applying to art school can be a scary and daunting... more

Overview of Requirementsfree2 November 2015

you might also want to go to the pages on E submission Guidelines 2016Pages will show evidence of at least three different art making forms from 2 columns of the Art Making Forms Table more

A Brief History of John Baldessari26 June 2015

This short video presents the life and career of the unique (and hilarious) conceptual artist John Baldessari, narrated by the incomparable Tom Waits.It's a great video clip to show students embarking... more