EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Rev. Dr, Rosemary Grant has blended several career paths. An Interarts professional Rosemary Grant promoted cultural/ spiritual understanding, “researcher, educator, artist, and ordained minister.” Dr. Grant received the CIDA research award in Education for Africa in 1988. Her book, "Planned Teaching", was published by Longman’s, Zimbabwe. She has also illustrated a children’s book, ”All Blue” for integratimg music into the primary Classroom. She has a concern for spirituality, and artists on the margins of culture. Grant has achieved fine art painting exhibitions, published educational texts and manuals and contributed a unique set of skills in cross cultural experience. A graduate of Ontario College of Art, her experience included international art teacher training. --Adapting to a diversity of cultural environments -Designing assessment and self reflective instruments --Finding themes, painting and writing poetic transcripts for arts informed research. -Spiritual director -Exhibiting artist Dr. Grant retired from ministry in 2006 and continues her art practice. Her work has been accepted into recent juried Cambridge Arts Centre shows. 2012 she won first place in the juried show at the Cambridge Centre of the Arts.2013 she was elected into the Society of Canadian Artists
Making meaning in Intuitive Art .Adapting to a diversity of cultural environments -Designing assessment and self reflective instruments --Finding themes, painting and writing poetic transcripts for arts informed research. The Pedagogical Philosophy High Standards “The arts can be used to provide other ways of learning and making connections. Through integrated learning, exploration of topics, issues, experiences, or themes can provide students with a stimulus both for engaging in artistic creation and for developing understanding in another subject area. For example, teachers can create a unit linking expectations from the arts curriculum and the social studies curriculum. Introduce contemporary art approach to social justice. Connections can be made between these curricula in a number of areas, including the relationship between art forms and their social and cultural context at various times and places around the world, the importance of the arts in Canada, Ontario Curriculum
Canadian International Development Agency research award Education in Africa 1988
Teachers Certificate Ontario Ontario College of Art1980 Master of Divinity 1993 Doctor of Ministry Toronto school of Theology Understanding and Respecting Indigenous art, an experiential practice.2004
Dr Grant is presently investigating Intuitive Expressive Art ,as both a group leader , private instructor and artist.Her particulaar interest is indigenous art in Eastern Canada. Learning in expressive art helps learners develop their knowledge, understanding and appreciation of contemporary and historical arts within their own communities, within Canada and beyond. Children and young people will enjoy numerous and diverse opportunities to contribute to, reflect on and respond to the arts within their own and other cultures.