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Art and the Order of Nature Design Workshop


Ayala Museum and The Prince’s School of Traditional Arts, UK present


Art and the Order of Nature

with Lecturers from the Prince’s School of Traditional Arts
Learn how to use geometry and biomorphic principles to create traditional and contemporary design innovations across various creative disciplines. Understand the universal principles of design found in the order of nature, as they are applied in the traditional arts.

15 September 2015 | 3 – 5 PM
P 500 Regular
P 350 Senior citizens, students, members, AGC employees, and early birds who pay on or before August 15, 2015

Open to the public.

16-20 September 2015 | 8 AM – 5 PM
P 35,000 Regular
P 30,000 Senior citizens, students, members, AGC employees, and early birds who pay on or before August 15, 2015

Deadline of regular registration is September 5, 2015.
Pre-registration is required.
Inclusive of workshop materials, light snacks, and a certificate of participation from Ayala Museum and the Prince’s School of Traditional Arts.


Ayesha Gamiet is an artist, illustrator and art educator from the South East of England.  She holds a BA in African and Asian Art History and Archaeology at SOAS, University of London, and a Master’s Degree in Traditional and Islamic Arts at the Prince’s School of Traditional Arts. Ayesha specialised in Islamic manuscript illumination, or “tezhip” as it is known in Turkish, and has spent the past nine years travelling to Istanbul where she is completing a traditional apprenticeship (ijaza) in this beautiful craft. Lastly, Ayesha also holds a Master’s Degree in Education (with a focus on Art, Creativity and Culture in Education) from the University of Cambridge and has taught within the UK and abroad.

Samantha Buckley trained originally as a ceramic designer and printer, specializing in hand painted etchings, which were sold successfully in retail outlets such as Liberty sand Christies Contemporary Art. Her images have also been published as greetings cards and posters by The art Group, Gallery 5 and Image Conscious. Samantha most recently studied miniature painting at The Princes School of Traditional Arts, where she received an MA with distinction. Since finishing her studies , Samantha has gone on to explore the miniature painting tradition and how it can be used in a contemporary environment, culminating in a yearlong stay in India furthering her knowledge of the tradition.

Amreen Phul read her degree at University College London at the Bartlett School of Architecture. She pursued her masters at the Prince’s School of Traditional Arts to undertake the VITA (Visual Islamic Traditional Arts) program. A two-year practical course learning the traditional art forms which are no longer being practiced by Master Craftsmen of geometry, calligraphy, islimi/arabesque, gilding, mosaic, stain glass, ceramics and marquetry. Having analysed traditional Islamic geometric compositions at the PSTA, she has been able to create contemporary items for today’s society such as bespoke handmade finely crafted art works.

For inquiries and reservations:
CALL: 759 82 88 local 20
LOOK FOR: Lorraine Datuin

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