We are having so much fun with papier maché and recycled materials this summer at the Decorative and Fine Arts Camp! Students help us amass a selection of cool shaped recyclables like berry containers cans and paper towel rolls and transform them into papier maché sculptures.
The holiday season is always a time for nostalgia and reminiscing on seasons past. The last two years I spent in Philadelphia, I was organizing and pulling together our school talent show this time of year. It was (in my humble opinion) my greatest contribution outside of the classroom to the school culture. I would... Continue Reading →
Starting Our Adventure
On Thursday January 13th, 2011, we began a new adventure around the world in my Art Around the World class. I decided that the best place to begin, since we were picking up some new travelers this semester, would be the good ol' USA. USA! USA! And what better place to be in the USA... Continue Reading →
Pueblo Indian Pinch Pots
I am enjoying my day off this Veterans Day, and taking time to reflect on lat week's project: Pueblo Indian Pinch Pots from New Mexico. This was the first time my "Art Around the World" after-school class has made it back to the United States since we started our imaginary journey. (We've come close with... Continue Reading →