Portfolio season is finally all over. Glad to hear that ALL senior portfolio students applying (for various majors in universities) this year were accepted to their applied majors and universities, and among them, Rachel Pun, Lian Sin, Jazlynn Chan got their offers on spot directly in their interview; and Kenneth Siu also got first round of acceptance among all candidates; junior portfolio students Emily was accepted in grade 9 art program.
The stamp topic is “Classic Fables and Tales”for saluting the literature writers who wrote the legendary stories that teaches people of all ages about good lessons in life. Their writings are globally influential, and we all grow with them. The series include informational folder, souvenir sheet, first day cover envelopes, stamp spread and four stamps of legendary stories: Boy Who Cries Wolf, Red Riding Hood, Emperor’s New Clothes, The Happy Prince.
Beware Wet Paint Creative Annual Art Show 2017-18" was held on 2/25 at Toronto Chinese Cultural Centre, 2nd floor Art Exhibition Hall. All the creative work was done with the theme "A New Year. A New Hope!" We have raised $1000.00 for Sick Kids Foundations so far through student card sales and teachers' dog drawing booth orders!
Royal Canadian Mint had awarded her a free trip for her and her parents to Ottawa to participate in a bunch of memorable events and earned so much experiences in the past few months such as presenting her coin design concept on stage interview, autograph signing events for Royal Canadian Mint on her coin collection and booklet like a celebrity, meeting important people in award ceremonies such as Catherine McKenna, minister of environment and climate change, Richmond Hill Deputy Mayor and Regional Councillor, Mr. Vito Spatafora, Ward Six Councillor, Mr. Godwin Chan, touring around Ottawa with family in the Tulip and Art Festival and other events; even invited to act as a judge for Richmond Hill Street Banner Design Contest! It is amazing that she earned so much life-time memories through this art experience. Let’s share the joy of her through her trip moment captures!
Congratulations to our students - Chloe Tsui, Jodi Hui, Elizabeth and Victoria Wu who were selected as winner of the Richmond Hill Street Banner Design Contest! For celebrating Canada 150, the contest's theme is to demonstrate Canada's "Past, Present and Future." This contest and event is funded by the Government of Canada. Their artwork are now displayed on street banners along Yonge Street in Richmond Hill! See below their photos taken with own banners on the street.
See Joelle Wong being featured by Canadian Mint in their official video clip about her coin design which was winner of the 25 cent coin and is already circuiting now. She talked so lovely and smartly in this 1 min video, well done, Joelle! There is one colour version and one plain silver version. Look for this lovely design in your changes next time!
BWP summer creative art and design camps in both Toronto and Macau are up and running for registration. Toronto in the month of July with 4 weeks of 4 different topics from 7/3-7, 7/10-14, 7/17-21 & 7/24-28; and two Macau camps starts from mid Aug from 8/7-11 & 8/14-18. Watch news about that later. If you are interested to know more and earlier, message me for details!
The top winners of the 2016 Canada Day Challenge proud to be Canadian through art, photography and creative writing, were revealed in an announcement ceremony held in Markham region, Ontario by the Honourable Jane Philpott, Minister of Health, on behalf of the Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage.
This year, the theme is "What makes you proud to be Canadian?". Rachel Shen who has been learning creative art in Beware Wet Paint Art School since the age of 6, beat the other youth candidates from 8 to 18 years old across Canada to stand as the national top winner in the drawing category.
Our young student, Joelle Wong, 9 was awarded 2nd place in the 16th CALCY (Chinese Arts and Literary Contest for Youth) Award Ceremony. She was a selected winner of the 3rd, 4th grade age group.
With the theme about "Deep Sea Ocean", she put into all her favourite ocean animals cleaning up their precious home. In this contest, she was provided with very limited time, just 1 hour and 15 mins to complete and express what she wanted to create about this topic in watercolour. Joelle has demonstrated a great impressive work in coming up all this details about her care for our beloved ocean lives!
Elizabeth was also selected as the 3rd place art winner of the 5th, 6th grade age group. She chose to do colour pencils to show a lot of liveliness.
In the Canada 150th Anniversary Celebration Coin Design Competition held by Royal Canadian Mint, 3 BWP Students Joelle Wong (6), Kelly Tsui (12) and Candace Wong (12) from York Region are selected as the National Finalists. They all belong to the youngest Design Category - "Our Future". Now the contest is open for public vote around the world from Sept 6 - Oct 9. Winning design with the highest vote from each of the 5 categories will be minted in 2017. Though they are from the youngest group, they all had put lots of effort in doing researches and sketching in the creative process to achieve the well-thought insights and composition at the end. To encourage these young designers, I sincerely invite everyone to read more details about their design achievement and vote for them in the links below. Thank you for your support!
In the 2015 International Youth Painting Competition Science without Borders® Challenge: “Coral Reef Relationships.” Out of 17 countries' submissions, Rachel Shen (13) 's "Preserve to Survive the Struggles" art piece was selected as the grand prize winner (1st Place) and and Jonathan Xu (12) 's "The Precious Ocean Jewels" as 2nd Place for the middle school category. Natasha Chen (12) 's "Coral Reef Struggles" and Caroline Mo (13) 's "The Throne of Protection" are both selected as finalists.
We are glad that Emily Xu, 9 years old was announced to be one of the winners in the "2014 China Panda Cup" Student Painting Competition in the junior group. Award ceremony was taken place in a banquet hall on Nov 30th. The Chinese General Consulate, news media, judges and all winning students' families and guests were invited to the ceremony and lunch event.
BWP principal Helena Ng's Stamp Collection "Animal Protection" designed for Macau Post Office issued in April, 2014 is selected as one of the winners in the SOcial Good International Design Award 2014 - For Profit, Client-Initiated Category. Award Ceremony was presented at the Design Thinkers Conference held on Nov 7th at Sony Centre for the Performing Arts.
from Aug 4 - Sept 12. School will start on Sept 13.
The 2nd Cup Glory Youth Painting Competition was held in Markham Civic Centre on Jun 15th. All our entering students received awards including 2 top awards - the Art Star (Catherine Cheung and Tiffany Cheung).Markham Vise Mayor, Toronto Councillor and Chinese Consulate were invited to the award ceremony. Click to see the complete long winning lists and the charity exhibition after held in downtown.
is held at Scarborough Bluff on July 6th Sunday. Many students have signed up.
They will be held from July 7 - Aug 2 with 4 creative themes in a roll. Our camps are usually very popular. So this year, we have added 1 extra week. The first two camps were filled before early bird. The last two are getting close to full. Don't miss the registration deadline!
Two of our students, Fiona Tung and Kelly Tsui were selected as one of the 25 Regional Finalists from all over Canada, i.e. 2 of the 5 only semi-finalists representing Ontario in the Google Doodle Design Contest to beat for being the National Finalists & Final Winner. They were interviewed at Beware Wet Paint or reported on different news media including Space Channel, Fairchild TV, Global News Toronto, Ming Pao…etc. Award Ceremony was held at Royal Ontario Museum.
from Dec 22 - Jan 11. School starts on Jan 12.
from Aug 5 - Sept 10. School starts on Sept 11.
was held on June 9th, Sun afternoon at Richmond Green Park. More than 60 students participated
Same as previous years, our portfolio class students all got accepted into their applied majors and universities. Congratulations to Jasmine Leung (Graphic Design), Joshua Chan (Graphic Design & Illustration), ChenXi Chen (Interior Design / Architecture), Victor Pang (Interior Design)!
from Dec 17 - Jan 10. School starts on Jan 11.
Please contact us for details if you would like to order a signed up version with postcard series.
from Aug 5 - Sept 7. School starts on Sept 8.
will be held from July 16 - Aug 3 with 3 creative themes.
from Dec 19 - Jan 6. School will start on Jan 7.
from Aug 7 - Sept 12. School will start on Sept 6.
were held on June 12th, Sun afternoon at Edward Garden, Main Street. Many students attended.
Great achievements from BWP students! North America 2nd Place, Toronto's Best and 23 out of 50 finalists are from BWP. Selected among the 2000 entries of the North America Region. More than 600,000 age 6 - 14 kids from all over the world joining this year and just China has over 3.4 million children participated. North America Region Winners' Award Ceremony & Press Conference was held in Toronto by the United Nations Environmental Programme in Toronto on the World Earth Day.
In Global Final Round competing the other world winners, we received 3rd, 4th & 5th Places!
Michelle Lai, First Prize for G.7-8
from Dec 18 - Jan 6. School will start on Jan 7
from Aug 7 - Sept 12. School will start on Sept 6.
Sofie Yang won first price 2 yrs in a row!
have arrived and may be picked up at BWP!
Helena's illustration was selected as one of the 16 art pieces to be exhibited in the Macau Pavilion In the World Expo 2010 held in Shanghai.
from Aug 8 - Sept 10. School will start on Sept 11.
were successfully completed on July 19 - Aug 6 with 3 new themes.
Catherine Cheung - Distinction; Cissy Yao & Andre Hosang - Finalists
Fiona Tung - First prize of the 10-11 yrs old, Cissy Yao - Third prize of the 12-13 yrs old
Orbis Canada chose 5 of our students' previous Christmas paintings to be produced to Holiday Card series for charity sale throughout Cananda through their website. Sale booths and exhibits were held at different shopping centres and in BWP for the charity sale. BWP helped to raise about $1800.00 in the card sale.
from Aug 7 - Sept 12. School will start on Sept 6.
Sofie Yang won first price
Enjoy your summer!
will be held from July 20th - 31st with 2 creative themes. A very fun camp filled with paintings, crafts, 3D projects, origami, movies & games....etc.
Veronica Chan won the second prize winner in Arts and overall champion of all contests in the Grade 3, 4 category
This contest was to bring in the global awareness of the importance of heart health for youth.
• 4 out of 11 BWP students were selected as Finalists
• Jocelyn Yu won 2nd runner up and Mary honourable mention in Final Round. Jocelyn's winning painting was sent to represent Toronto to participate in International Round in HK
on Mar 22-23. First Lucky Draw Winner announced...
held at Market Village