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Practical painting workshops at the Saatchi Gallery

April 2013
With Yiannis Hayiannis and Hannah Brown

Hannah Brown: Uton 8 (oil on plywood and oak) Courtesy of the artist.
Copyright © Hannah Brown 2012

During the Easter Holiday we will be running free painting workshops for pupils in Year 9 and 10. The workshops feature practical exercises that require pupils to develop new and unexpected ways of handling paint and tools. This specialised course will allow GCSE Art and Design pupils to take their work to new and exciting heights. Pupils will learn new skills in painting, which they can employ in their coursework and apply to their studies.

All sessions will include an introduction to processes, materials and tools and will feature brief practical demonstrations with related visual resources (the work and procedures of a range of painters). All sessions will close with a brief group appraisal. The sessions are designed to promote practical engagement within a critical and interpretative context.

The course takes place over 4 sessions and each session is two hours long:

Wednesday 3rd April 1.00 - 3.00pm
Thursday 4th April 1.00 - 3.00pm
Tuesday 9th April 1.00 - 3.00pm
Thursday 11th April 1.00 - 3.00pm

To book or for more information please contact or call 020 7811 3077

Yiannis Hayiannis: Background

Yiannis studied as a painter at Camberwell College of Arts in the early 1990s and subsequently trained as a secondary school art and design teacher. Yiannis worked for eight years as an art and design teacher at an international primary and secondary school in London, while continuing to paint and exhibit, and is presently working on doctoral research as an Art & Design in Education PhD candidate at the Institute of Education, University of London.

Hannah Brown: Background

Hannah is a graduate of the Royal College of Art and Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design. Solo exhibitions include The Unseen Landscape, PayneShurvell, London (2012), Time Hangs Heavy, The China Shop Gallery, Oxford (2012), and Gimpel Fils, London (2006). Hannah was selected for the John Moores Painting Prize (2012) and the Threadneedle Prize (2011) and the APT Creekside Open (2011). Hannah is a qualified teacher of art and design at secondary level.


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