Briant - Art Teacher - Kommetjie, Cape Town, South Africa

Julan Briant

Kommetjie, Cape Town, South Africa


Art Teacher


I trained in art therapy and have worked with art and primary, high school, teachers, disabled and elderly.

Work History

Creating spaces at events including AfrikaBurn and organising my own Little Green Gathering events. July -Aug 2013 I worked at UK events at Kids spaces with music and recycled arts
Worked with musicians, art & art therapy in township outreach township projects.

2012 TEACHING I taught drama and art at Imhoff Waldorf school in term 3 of 2012 this included co-directing the grade 9 Shakespeare, A Midsummer Night's Dream. As part of my teachers training I have done practicals in Art, Drama and Geography at Imhoff, Michael Oak and Constantia Waldorf high schools.

Lathi-tha School

Up to May 2011

to teenagers with barriers to learning.

Life Orientation to Grade

to Nov 2011 I taught Life Orientation to Grade 11 and 12 at Progress college. I ran a Permaculture workshop in Langa township for 40 volunteers.

Art Therapy

work at Kleinberg & LSEN primary schools in Ocean View township. I also ran workshops there with teachers and the elderly.

Paddy Atwell and the Western Cape Department of Education

May 2008 - June 2008

2008 I started a school at Soetwater refugee camp for primary children who were placed there after 'xenophobic attacks'. I had the full support of Paddy Atwell and the Western Cape Department of Education.
2009 I taught painting classes at Imhoff Waldorf school grade 4 and 6

Imhoff Waldorf

November 2005 - December 2005

I ran a kindergarten class at Imhoff Waldorf

1992-2010 I worked at many UK events including Glastonbury festival, Big Green Gathering and Buddhafield. Organising children's areas, teens space and healing spaces, also teaching yoga and dance.
2004-5 I taught drama, art, LO & dance at McGregor Waldorf high school

Bay College High school

I taught drama and art at Bay College High school in Plett
1994-1995 I taught antenatal yoga and ran a home birth support group
1989-1994 I worked as a film director, producer and animator and ran my own film production company in London called Little Sheep films.

Art & Design and Hounslow Borough

I taught at L1 level media studies and advertising concepts at Berkshire college of Art & Design and Hounslow Borough college in UK.

London Advertising

I worked at award winning London Advertising agencies copywriting including Hedger Mitchell Stark and Leagas Delaney.

Finished artist

at Honeywell and studied Graphic Design and courses at St. Martin's in Graphic Design and Fashion Drawing.

I like working and playing with children and enjoy good relationships with them.
My objective is to have a healthy influence on how young people see themselves and their world. I am very interested in environmental education and all aspects of the arts:- arts & crafts, drama, creative writing, poetry, music, dance and storytelling. I feel inspired to encourage creativity in many different ways and to support building community through finding a higher consciousness with awareness of self, others and the environment. As a singer-songwriter I have a great love for music and I have worked with many musicians singing and creating events.

Qualifications & Certifications

Art Therapy

Tobias School of Art and Therapy

Early Childhood

Centre for Creative Education and joined SACE

Graphic Design

St Martins college of art

Art and Design

Richmond College

Maths, English language, English literature, Biology and Art

Sunbury Grammar school in Maths

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