Easy Peezy Mosaic Monsters

with Dee Zabel

Day 1 Session


Suitable for: PRIMARY

Have you ever wanted to try mosaics with your students but were put off by the time, mess, and safety considerations needed?

During this workshop, you will learn an alternative safe mosaic technique using an armature, Magiclay and Deco Mosaic Tiles that will make creating a mosaic sculptures accessible for both primary and secondary students.

After exploring the artwork of several Australian mosaic artists, participants will design and create their own unique abstract animal sculpture.


About the Presenter

Born in the USA, Dee decided to migrate to Australia after a semester at Monash University in 2002. She completed her degree in Fine Arts at Hampshire College in 2004 and returned to Monash to do a Dip Ed. In 2005 Dee started working at Wycheproof P-12 College and thought she would last a year but ended up staying until 2009. While there she taught P-10 Art, VCE Studio Art & Art, Year 7 Maths, 7/8 PE and Year 10 Health and Careers. Dee was also involved in the town’s progress Committee, Wyche Vision, and received the Young Citizen of the Year award in 2007 for her involvement with the Wycheproof Show, creation of the town website and brochure, billboards and school magazine. Dee ran an Artist in Schools program in 2008 (with street artists) and it was covered by the Education Times, Oz student and OZ teacher magazine and the Herald Sun. In 2009 she left Wycheproof and moved back to Melbourne to teach at Canterbury Primary School. Dee exhibited work in the Zart Art Student Gallery in 2005, 2010 and 2011 and wrote two articles for the Zart Extra. In 2011, she presented her Artist in Schools program at the Zart Art Street Art Forum. Following this presentation, she left teaching in to join the Zart Art team. During her time at Zart, Dee was part of the Education and Sales teams. Some of her contributions included: facilitating workshops, editing and writing the Zart Extra and Book Week Book, as well as curating the Student Gallery. In 2018, Dee returned to teaching at Peninsula Grammar where she has taught Foundation to Year 9 Visual Arts classes.





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Email: zes@zartart.com.au
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