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Welcome to the last class in this series! Our students have learned so much and about so many different artists over the past few months, and we hope you have too!

For this final class we looked at artists who use food in their art; from food photography, to unconventional…


This week we focused on art that directly represents something in real life. We don’t often talk about art like this in our classes because it can seem scary and embarrassing to students if they feel like they don’t have the skills to replicate an object true to life. …


For this art class, similar to the Performance Art class we diverged from out standard three artist/three project structure. So many of the artists that we have learned about so far such as: Yayoi Kusama, Christo and Jeanne Claude, James Turrell, and Sol Lewitt are installation artists so we brought…


For this class we focused on all sorts of illustrators for children’s media. There are so many great children’s illustrators, it was hard to choose just three! …


This class came to be when over the course of the other classes we were teaching we found that the students had never really been taught color theory. Some of them knew their primary colors and what it meant for a color to be warm or cool. But many of…


We start a lot of classes by asking the students if they have ever heard of the type of art we are talking about that day, and sometimes they have, but most of the time they haven’t. This was a class where some students raised their hands quickly to name…


This class was all about Modern artists who use the concept of a grid in their work. These three artists were pivotal in the proliferation of the use of grids in the art world in the 1900’s.

Our first artist is Agnes Martin who was born in Saskatchewan in 1912…


This class was all about light and the artists who use it as canvas, tool, and medium. Our artists this week harness something ephemeral and make it into something that lasts. …


For this class we looked at artists who make art through performance: art that is created through actions performed by the artist or the participation of the audience. This is a different type of art than we usually do and it requires a lot of participation and being ok with…


This class was all about artists who do work with portraits. Each artists style is radically different and it allowed the students to learn three different styles of portraiture — a skill that can be daunting to any artist. To keep the students from worrying too much about painting themselves…

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