Artist Run Workshops in Schools

Alison Calver
Preferred Age Groups
All age groups
Maximum Group Size
Workshop Proposals
Summary: painting, drawing, 3D and printmaking projects which either isolate the basic elements of pictorial and spatial representation, or have a practical application, or which extend into other disciplines like maths, history, science etc, with an age-appropriate approach.
Activities which explore the foundations of visual language, tie in with the national curriculum and any themes the school is working with.
Education / Qualifications
1984-7 BA (Hons) Fine Art (Painting) Norwich School of Art
1982-4 DATEC Diploma in Art & Design, Southend Technical College
2009 Solo show (monoprints) at the King of Hearts gallery, Norwich (Feb/Mar)
2009 The Cut, Halesworth "Alison Calver, an Artist in School", with additional work by KS2 children (Jan/Feb)
2008 Winner, Eastern Open 08 Drawing award, sponsored by King's Lynn Signs
2008 "A Sense of Place", landscapes from the Aude Gotto collection, King of Hearts gallery, Norwich
2007 "Eastern Open 07, Kings Lynn - 1994 "Inner and Outer Landscapes" with Barbara Howey, Gay Hutchings and Catherine Jamieson at The King of Hearts Gallery, Norwich.
1994 International Wildlife Art festival, Loire Valley, France.
1993 "Drawings for All", Gainsboroughs House, Sudbury, Suffolk - 1992 "Alison Walker", solo show at the Ben Nicholson Gallery, Holt, Norfolk 1990 "Open Drawing Show", Contact Gallery, Norwich
Work Experience
2007/09 art tutor at Ramsey Junior School
2008 workshop at Brookmans Park Primary School, Hatfield"
Feb 2007 One day project with year 2 at Ely St. John's Primary School. Children produced 12m mural on the theme of migration. 2003 Introduction to Colour -One day workshop for a corporate Editorial group. 1993 & 1994 Artist in Residence, Nature in Art, Wallsworth Hall, Gloucester. Series of workshops, talks and slide shows delivered to art groups in Stroud, Gloucester and the Dean Heritage Centre. Work held in NIA collection. Article published in NIA magazine. 1991 Life drawing tutor in Norwich. 1988 Trainee Arts Administrator at Wingfield Arts & Music, College. Included demonstrating the 16th century American press.
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