Abstract and Contemporary Art
Art can be a fantastic outlet for expression and creativity, providing hands-on exploration and discovery. This programme will enable students to play and experiment with different materials as they learn about famous artists and techniques. From painting in response to music like Wasily Kandinsky to line collages like Piet Mondrian, students will expand their artistic skills and knowledge under the guidance of their specialist teacher, Huiwen Cheung.
Learn about Abstract, Contemporary Artists and Art Movements
Develop knowledge and understanding of the Elements of Art and Principles of Design
Create art with music inspired by abstract expressionist artists
Experiment, develop and combine materials, techniques and processes in art and design
Apply the Elements of Art, ideas and skills in making
Reflect and critique Art outcomes
Your Instructor: Huiwen Cheung
Artist and Art Teacher Huiwen Cheung will be teaching students Abstract and Contemporary Art through exploring materials, techniques, processes and Music. Huiwen has been working as a qualified PGCE Secondary Art and Design Teacher since 2006. She holds a Master’s degree in Fine Art and a Bachelor’s of Art in Printmaking and Photomedia from the University of Sunderland and Norwich School of Art and Design in England. Huiwen was a Resident Artist at the Florence Trust Studios, London; she was invited to lead a National Drawing Day workshop at Ipswich Museum and be a part of PAD (Professional Artist Scheme) for emerging artists at the Centre for Chinese Arts in Manchester.
Huiwen’s highlights for the past five years have been working at an American Art University in Hong Kong, supporting students in Foundation Art, Bachelor of Fine Arts in Painting, Illustration and Sequential Art. She had her own Art studio space to paint and teach Art to all age groups and abilities for the community of Sai Ying Pun. She enjoyed her time working as a Supply Teacher for Primary and Secondary students in Hong Kong International Schools and now teaches BTEC Art Diploma at an International School. Huiwen loves working with students who have a passion for the arts and self-expression; she hopes to inspire everyone to create and make a difference in the local community and the world.