Ian Ali's Resume´

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Work Experience

  • Former head of the Art Department of St. Augustine Secondary School
  • Part time tutor at the School of Continuing Studies, University of the West Indies.
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    Ministry of Culture

    1960 - 1980

    MINISTRY OF CULTURE
    Initial Formation of Best Village Competition
    Organizer / Judge / Tutor
    Youth Camps / Chaguaramas / Chatham / Praesto Praesto
    Art and Handicraft Tutor.

    1996

    BEST VILLAGE COMPETITION
    Chief Judge Handicraft
    NEVIS DEPARTMENT OF CULTURE (OAS)
    Tutor Facilitator
    Carnival Arts (Design and Construction)

    1960 - 1965

    CARNIVAL BANDS
    Design and Construction
    "Riffs of Arabia"
    "Eskimo and Others"
    "Hatters and Teenage Symphony Steel Band"
    Painting Carnival Kings for Geraldo Viera

     

    ART

    1996 - Present

    Centre of Inquiry (Stracuse U.)
    "ARTIST IN RESIDENCE"
    (Partners of the Americas and FLUBRIGHT)
    FEATURE STORYTELLER
    Salt City Storytellers - New York
    TRINIDAD LIGHT OPERTIC SOCIETY
    Set Designer / Painter
    "Oklahoma", "South Pacific", "Carmen", "Wizard of Oz", etc.

     

    Exhibitions

    SIX ONE MAN EXHIBITIONS (U.W.I Creative Arts, Hilton (Trinidad), Gallery 1,2,3,4 etc.)

    1991 - Toronto

    1992 - London Ont.

    1998 - Miami

     

    TERTIARY EDUCATION

    1962 - 1966

    GOVERNMENT SCHOLARSHIP TO STUDY IN ENGLAND.
    NATIONAL DIPLOMA IN DESIGN
    BATH ACADEMY OF ART (Bristol U.)
    Painting, Film Making, Sculpture, Commercial Art.
    SIR JOHN CASS COLLEGE OF ARTS
    Sculpture, Jewellery, Commercial Art (Magazine and Layout), Television Production.
    HAMMERSMITH COLLEGE OF ART AND BUILDING (London U.)
    Environmental Sculpture, Design, Fabric Work.

    1999

    CHAKRA MARKETING
    Certificate in Marketing