Artist Run Workshops in Schools

Jenny Mc Dowell
Preferred Age Groups
8 to 11 (but works with all)
Maximum Group Size
20 ideal
Workshop Proposals
Painting, drawing: Using different media, sizes. Detailed, observational techniques and perspective. Life drawing in pencil, charcoal, wax using tone, line, pattern. Painting in oils acrylics, water colours, on silk. Landscape and portrait. Study of various artists.
Education / Qualifications
2001 - 2002 - Roehampton University of Surrey - KS2 P.G.C.E. and Maths G.C.S.E. certificate Art Specialist.
1997 - 1998 - University of York - B.A. Honours degree in Humanities and Erasmus exchange. 1993 - 1998 - Universite de Lettres Aix en Provence (France) Masters in "English and American civilization and Literature". 1996. 1992 - Fine Art and Design 2 year degree, D.E.U.G. Luminy Art School, Marseille 1990 - BSG, Bournemouth Grammar School for Girls Bournemouth, G.C.E./A-levels.
2007: Oct Gallery Project: on ' A Bitter Aftertaste' outreach project London Gallery
2007: Rothko, a dinner hall project with Year 6. Large paintings inspired.
2005: Art Day and Exhibition: KS and KS2 children making Art together on 'Journeys' theme,
Art Portfolio: of Kingsgate Art and development.
Work Experience
Sep 2008 - Supply Primary School Teacher - Oxford and surrounding area. 2007 to 2008 - St. John Fisher Catholic Primary School Littlemore, Oxford (Class teacher and ART/DT and French coordinator/teacher).
2002 - 2007 - Kingsgate Primary School -Inner city London (Class teacher and Art coordinator).
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