Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life." Pablo Picasso

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Diana Roband

  • Experienced art educator with over 30 years teaching experience
  • Passionate about fostering children's love of art and creating quality art works of which they can be proud
  • Diploma in Art Education
  • Exhibiting artist
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To provide quality Visual Arts programmes, outside of school hours, for Year 2 - 8 children.

Class Size:

Ideally10 students

Classes will be held in the Art Room at
Saint Kentigern Girls' School
514 Remuera Road
Auckland, 1541
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Holiday Programme Dates:
16 - 20 April 2018
23 - 27 July 2018
1 - 5 Oct 2018
10 - 14 Dec 2018

14 - 18 Jan 2019

Children from any schools can attend the Visual Arts Academy programmes and exhibit work in our biannual exhibition.
April 2018 Holiday Programme:
To see the next holiday programme click on:
Mornings: "Mexican Folk Art Angels" created from mixed media.
Afternoons: "Romero Britto Style Animal Sculptures" created from polystyrene sheeting and paper mache before being painted.
To enrol: Email me on diana.roband@gmail.com

Term 1 - After School Classes:
This term we will be Printmaking and looking at the work of Cynthia Taylor. Classes are after school on Mondays or Wednesday. They start in Week 3.
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January 2018 Holiday Programme:
The children created stunning paintings in the morning programme around the theme of "In the Rain Forest."
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In the afternoons they worked with clay and created art works around the theme of "In My Garden." There were fairy houses, korus, sunflower tiles, owls, suns, cats etc. The clay works are now air drying before they will be fired in the kiln.Then the children will return to paint, glaze or oxide their master pieces.