A Visit to Dubai

On the 16th - 23rd of April 2019 Sir Tomley Roberts went to  Dubai to complete a private research on the economic impact and benefits of art in public places.
He also conducted three Art lessons in block printing and textiles at the Gems Dubai American Academy .
Dubai is one jurisdiction that has pursued Avant-garde processes in the development of its space and Mr Roberts is in the process of  transforming Tobago landscape through meaningful partnerships and unconventional approaches in art.

At GEMS Dubai

As part of the Caribbean Art Unit at GEMS Dubai, 8 graders welcomed Mr Tomley Roberts from Speyside High School in Tobago, leading a session in blockprinting with Caribbean motifs