Weeks of spring filled with students finding their spark and visiting artists igniting new ideas. Here is our Art News SPR’16 and flyer for Art Walk on June 1st, 2016. Art News SPR’16
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Say yes, when Chancellor asks for art!
This week our Chancellor Kaya Henderson will deliver her state of schools address. I hope the guests see the creativity shining in our students. Through a choice based art education and practice of studio habits of mind, our students create authentic art with personal meaning and skilled application. Develop craft: Shoes Sculpture/fiber art Alden andContinue reading “Say yes, when Chancellor asks for art!”
icreate! after school art class starts October 1st!
1st TAB exhibition
Our first TAB exhibition was a great success for the students! We began with these questions: Would the space allow for each student to exhibit work including art statements? How would it look if boards showcased a variety of grade levels? Could we find evidence of studio habits of mind in the selections and howContinue reading “1st TAB exhibition”
Art Walk 2015
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Studio habits ll ’15
i keep finding evidence of studio habits…3rd grade fiber arts Developing Craft Engage and Persist An umbrella over I almost threw out that is now a skirt. This 3rd grader makes clothing for this mouse, takes photos with iPad of mouse with other fashions and in a variety of settings, then plans ti set upContinue reading “Studio habits ll ’15”
Don’t Kill the Ideas!
This TED talk by Cindy Foley has pushed my thinking this weekend and fueled my passion to continue practicing Teaching Artistic Behavior. In my effort to design a studio and create a curriculum for students to explore ideas and make progress in the visual arts, I am still editing my work and constantly observing. The experienceContinue reading “Don’t Kill the Ideas!”
In my practice of Teaching Artistic Behavior, I was inspired to grow the Drawing Center. I have a good set of books for references and materials to explore, but I was wanting to expand observational drawing beyond the objects in the studio. I came up with an “Object Museum” idea thinking of the little itemsContinue reading “Object Museum”
Can Serrat June 2014
My first artist in residency experience took place in El Bruc Spain at the foothills of Montserrat that is about 40 miles northwest of Barcelona. Geoff my husbands application was accepted too and we had a blast! The region and people inspired our work. Along with Gemma from the states, Helen, Andrew & Amanda fromContinue reading “Can Serrat June 2014”