Visual Arts

STORYBOOK QUILT WORKSHOP Concept: The Storybook Quilt Workshop gives students the opportunity to share stories through quilt making, art, and writing.   Participants are introduced to the history of quilt making as they explore various techniques to create personal story quilt blocks.  Open classroom discussions on family traditions/histories,...

Program Description: Students explore creative solutions to current environmental issues through sustainable themed art projects that are both fun and functional. Sample Experience 1: 3rd-8th Grade: After discussing current issues in our environment, students will talk about the terms  Sustainability and Permaculture and how creativity can move us forward, towards a cleaner and healthier...

Looking to integrate the arts into your curriculum?  Want to make your standards come alive in your classroom? Wish to have your students be totally engaged and wanting more? Contact your school’s ECM coach, and ask for Marielena.  Let’s meet and create a customized, standard-based...

Susan Irish is an artist that employs modern and ancient methods and materials to create paintings and mixed media pieces. She knows that students learn best when their minds and hands are actively engaged in the creation process.  Visual Thinking- How to think and communicate with pictures....

Introduce students to myths and flutes from different cultures through a multi-disciplinary performance using storytelling, music and images. Students discover how myths have influenced the arts through the ages while working in groups to write their own myths which they share through a storytelling and music performance.   Create Your Own Cantata  Create/compile,...

Mosaic is an ancient art form that can be used as a vehicle to help students visualize concepts from any subject area....

Explore the vibrant and colorful world of natural dyes! Choose a study of cave paintings, or the culture of Africa and Europe with a focus on natural pigments and dyes....

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