Most of the SchoolArts staff is in this drawing by Rama Hughes.Art teachers, summertime is a great time to write articles for SchoolArts Magazine about your most successful studio lessons and ideas. Here are our broad themes for the next school year: • September: Beginnings• October: Persistence• November: Nature• December: Collaboration • January: Connectio […]
Yesterday I had the opportunity to visit Santo Domingo Pueblo to witness a firing by Robert Tenorio, a highly esteemed potter, along with a group of fellow docents from the Indian Arts Research Center in Santa Fe.When we arrived, the fire was hot and pots were ready to go over it resting on a metal grate. Mr. Tenorio wanted us to see how the painted lines lo […]
Here I am with a collaborative installation at the Museum of International Folk Art in Santa Fe. Adapted by museum educator Stephanie Riggs partially from the form of Native American dream catchers in an outreach program, each piece is constructed on hula hoops with individual student contributions. Whenever I come across art teachers’ interesting or unique […]
Today the Eldorado Arts and Crafts Association was given an enlightening tour of their collection by Director Rachel Wixom. The Ralph T. Coe Center for the Arts is a hidden gem in Santa Fe that more people need to experience. The Coe has an open house on the first Friday of each month in the afternoon, but you can call to visit or get a tour at any time. Cal […]
Nancy kidding around with Charlie Brown at the cartoonist’s Charles Schultz Museum in Santa Cruz, California.“My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some compassion, some humor, and some style.”Maya AngelouGeorgia O’Keeffe, Grandma Moses, the Statue of Liberty. These are just a few of the characters I’ve impersonated as […]
At Gavin Brown’s enterprise in Harlem, LaToya Ruby Frazier leads a panel discussion with a scholar, a minister, and a doctor on the state of access and equity in healthcare, the history of artists and intellectuals who have fought for these rights in the past, and change-makers who are leading the charge today.
A look at this week's art news, including Olafur Eliasson's new sustainability partnership with IKEA, the 2018 winners of the Young Architects Program, and thirteen artists responding to the subject of immigration through their work.