Iris Kiewiet

Specialities: Collage, Drawing, Graphic Novels, Murals, Nature-focused art, Outdoor Art-making, Painting, Public Installations, Recycling/upcylcing art projects, Stop Motion Animation, Zines

Contact Info

Email address
Website address
Resides in
Western Quebec

Social Media

Experience working with

  • Early childhood
  • Cycle 1 Elementary
  • Cycle 2 Elementary
  • Cycle 3 Elementary
  • Secondary 1 & 2
  • Secondary 3 & 4
  • Secondary 5
  • Senior Citizens

Lifelong Learners

  • Adult Learners

I regularly explore the following Broad Areas of Learning/Themes in my work

  • Health and Wellbeing
  • Personal and Career Planning
  • Environmental Awareness and Consumer Rights and Responsibilities
  • Media Literacy
  • Citizenship and Community Life (Identity & Belonging)

I've received CHSSN Mental Health Initiative training for:

  • Youth

Listed in the Quebec Culture in the Schools Repertoire

  • No

I have experience working with

  • I Heart my Art and several arts academies in The Netherlands

I can facilitate virtual creative experiences

  • Yes


  • I am available for travel within the same day
  • An extended residency is an option
Iris Kiewiet is a Dutch-Canadian artist, with a BFA in illustration. She drew editorials in the Dutch national newspaper, and worked with many other publishers. Critical thinking and exploring the medium is an intuitive process to build, layer, reflect and reproduce an image with. Her work in arts combines hands-on and digital, both in the studio and with community groups. Having been supply teacher for elementary schools, helps to engage students into curriculum through the arts.

Creative Approach and Experiences Offered

creative approach:
framework with arts historical setting with current theme discussed with teacher team
basic design concepts
what is inspiration, inform your self, research, how to generate an idea AND explore the materials
technical explanation
sharing reviewing, wording, placing work in context
publishing, digital, end format, PDF, etc.

responding to content, written or spoken text,
translating (abstract) concepts to ideas and visuals
recognizing various tasks in one project, collaboration
authentic expression
comprehension of image association, building a message
image manipulation, artistic (collage, digital, proportion, etc),
image manipulation, message delivery (ethics, public opinion, commercial or social cause, etc)

collaborative newspaper
use of colour wheel, stop motion with drawings
mural projects design to creation
background, character and story development


animation Iris Kiewiet, music Chris McLean
video Lily Robertson
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