Funded by John Lyon’s Education This is a series of free community workshops which aim to uplift, give literacy and encourage self expression through art.
The Kilburn Consortium for Unity came together to deliver a community project which would see members of South Kilburnwork together.
Project ‘Working Together Day Celebrating our Diversity’. This project gave the opportunity for both children and parents to work together. Not only did they share and explore ideas together but also learned new skills i.e. drawing, painting and sewing.
Working with the children from this school, time was divided between working at the Brent Artists Gallery and their school. The work followed the class curriculum and formed a ‘permanent’ display for the children.
Work created 2009-2010 32 workshop funded by North West London Community Foundation/Grassroots gave the opportunity for many children to take part in the art workshops. Our gallery shows the work of 12 of our students. Images are mostly oil paintings and A3size. The group, ARTTEEN, began their painting season with the subject of Twelfth Night and later, ‘the big feast’. ARTTEEN joined with the Lexi
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Here again, ARTTEEN followed the Brent Art Drama Group and set up their exhibition with wonderful canvases and oil painted images featuring themes on Dollis Hill House (now demolished) and William Gladstone.
The ARTaLIKE stand at the QPD saw ARTTEEN continue with their theme ‘Recycled, All in the Best Possible Taste’ where two ‘life’ size elephant outlines were set up alongside each other. The aim was for participants to ‘fill up’ with designs, motifs drawings etc until there was no space left within the outline of the elephant. One ‘elephant’ would be for ‘boys’ and the
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This Exhibition was sponsored by local businesses. Art works were all made from recycled items. Colourful, abstract paintings were painted on to roof tiles, cardboard boxes and 3D artefacts were constructed from items found.
This was a full day of drama/art/dance/Christmas dinner and ceremony awards. Semi professional drama/artists acted out a scene which might have been a common occurrence for immigrants coming to England from the Caribbean, when in 1948 the famous Windrush ship discharged its passengers at Tilbury.
ARTTEEN exhibited their first work end of year work and were welcomed at the Brent Arts Council headquarters at the Stables,GladstonePark.