Inspired by scientific exploration processes, Avondale invited Kay Watanabe to facilitate a printmaking workshop on how to record observations artistically.
As part of the 2018 Small Schools Fund, Lee Fullarton travelled to Ravenswood to run a three-day workshop, tying in with the town’s celebration of 150 years of settlement and community.
Flying Arts facilitator Claudia Husband travelled to the charming South Burnett region to explore eco-printing and dyeing with primary school students as part of the Small Schools Fund Program.
The Small School Mentorship Program (SSMP) is in its second year. Thus far, 2016 has seen four small school/artist collaborations.
Flying Arts Alliance Small Schools Mentorship Program saw another 5 schools create some wonderful Teacher/Artist Collaborations with visits to implement these in-school collaborations between August and November. Once again, Visual and Media Arts was used to apply direct links to what was being studied in the classroom; in this case Science and History subjects building rich curriculum experience for students and giving teachers a model of utilising artist as a resource.
Since rolling out in second term this year our inspirational program coordinator, Therese, has been incredibly busy providing advice and guidance in the visual and media arts to assist teachers in small schools to deliver on arts curriculum requirements and explore new ways to connect the visual arts into other curriculum areas. The results of…