1813 Regency Blvd
Moore, OK 73160
Traditional Arts/Visual Arts - African
Elementary, Middle School, Hight School, Adults, Educators, Older Adults, At-risk Youth
Schools: Pre-k, Elementary, Middle School, High School, Alternative Education
Community Sites: Parks & Recreation Centers, Arts Centers, Childcare Centers, Libraries, Senior Centers, Health Care Facilities
Dora Obuobisa is an inspiring artist with unique talents in leatherwork, batik, tie-dye, and traditional African crafts. She holds a bachelor's degree in painting and a postgraduate diploma and master's degree in art education from the University of Science and Technology in Ghana West Africa. Obuobisa was a lecturer of education at the University of Education Winneba in Ghana. She has 20 years of experience in teaching art at the elementary and secondary levels, and she is currently working as an art instructor with Oklahoma City Public Schools. A residency with Obuobisa enables participants to unearth talents, develop creativity, and gain an understanding of diversified art forms.
Students will learn to:
- Experience innovative use of different art media.
- Learn to appreciate art forms from different cultures.
- Learn skills in designing developing and creating traditional art.
- Develop self-expression and experience a sense of achievement through art.