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IWS MARMAR GALLERY - Spain

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Mona Omrani is a well-known artist living in Madrid, and running her family school there. She started as a teenager already, following the steps of her mother, who was an artist and teacher and transmitted her all the skills she now uses. For her, she’s the best role model and inspiration. They always teach in a family environment to make students feel comfortable. They can choose their own subject at their own rhythm, but there’s a general training in drawing and watercolour. The school continues today with the same methodology, which is very successful for the students who end up with their personal exhibitions.   The students learn in a very warm atmosphere becoming good friends and sharing exhibitions, as well as classes. They feel in a protected environment with a close relationship with their teachers: they don’t feel embarrassed to make mistakes in front of their mates as acceptance is a big priority. They would like to see their students grow internationally, as they give m

TEACHING /LEARNING Watercolor FORUM

The objective of this forum is to reflect on the importance of teaching and learning watercolor for life. It is a place to share and highlight the vision of different schools and teaching strategies; to inspire teachers and motivate the creation of new educational institutions around the world. Here we propose a debate about the evolution and meaning of teaching, both academic and traditional languages as well as alternative and disruptive ones. Vladimir and Angela