This banner showcases 8 of our Artists-In-Training and Emerging Artists, lined up in two rows. They have just finished performing a full-dress rehearsal for an upcoming play and are thus all in costume as they pose for a promotional shot.

ART:DIS Singapore provides continuous learning opportunities for persons with disabilities in the arts through two pathways – Visual Arts, and Performing Arts. Each pathway consists of four levels – Foundation, Artist-In-Training, Emerging Artist, Professional Artist – and within each level, ART:DIS aims to nurture each student through various programmes. Each student’s placement and level progression is specifically catered to their ability and learning pace. This person-centred approach emphasises on the holistic development of each individual student.

This image of a tree is a graphical representation of how ART:DIS’s views learning. The roots of the tree represents students at the Foundation level. The trunk of the tree represents students at the Artist-In-Training level. The branches of the tree represents students at the Emerging Artist level. Finally, the fruits of the tree represents students at the Professional Artist level.

At ART:DIS, we view learning to be like a tree. It starts from the roots where a strong Foundation ensures stability for the young sapling to grow. As students gain knowledge and skills at the Artist-In-Training and Emerging Artist level, they are provided opportunities to realise their unique perspective and role within the community – just as how a tree’s trunk thickens and branches stretch out. Once fully grown and the tree is able to bear fruit, the Professional Artist stands on his/her own feet and shines as a confident artist, like a jewelled fruit.

Eager to start your child’s creative journey with us? Then we welcome you through our enrolment process below.

Step 1: Register at bit.ly/ARTDIS_BrightSkool

Step 2: Attend a get-to-know-you session at one of our art centres so that we can better understand your child’s skills & interests.

Step 3: Discuss with our Programmes Team to pick a class that fits your child’s needs and schedule.

Step 4: Make payment for the first term.

Step 5: Attend classes and discover the joys of art-making.

This image features a young Chinese boy painting. He is seen holding a watercolour brush and adding a wash of light beige colour onto his drawing of a man.

FOUNDATION

This image features a group of five students in a dance studio, practising their poses under the guidance of a teacher.

ARTIST-IN-TRAINING

This image features a play rehearsal with the lead character being surrounded by protestors holding up placards that says ‘lies’.

EMERGING ARTIST

This image features an artist applying shades of white to his abstract green painting.

PROFESSIONAL ARTIST

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