Pueblo Pottery Fund 1As an art teacher living in New Mexico, I am most interested in the artistry and aesthetics of work made by the Pueblo Indians. This includes sharing with others the reasons that it was made and the differences between work made for ceremonial or sacred purposes and that intended to be commercial. I think it is important for people to kn […]
Nancy with Magdalena and her daughter Naomi Is there a particular place that calls to you? A place that feels like home? Or a place where you always want to return? Places matter. Thinking about why they matter can help bring new understandings and appreciations, both for you and your students. No matter where you are, you can help your students learn about […]
This article by Kirsten Smith is from the April 2017 SchoolArts Magazine.Anyone who teaches seniors in high school knows that, without a doubt, spring is the most difficult time to keep their interest in ANYTHING related to schoolwork! They start off the last marking period by going to Disney for their senior trip, then the senior prom, and then the countdow […]
with Roni Rohr at Meow Wolf in Santa Fe, New MexicoThough Santa Fe, New Mexico, has a worldwide reputation as an art center for all kinds of art, it recently embraced a new innovation in contemporary art with the opening of Meow Wolf. The Meow Wolf Art Complex is an art collaborative that creates immersive, multimedia art experiences, installations, and exhi […]
This mudhead katsina was made for commercial purposes, not ceremonial.Teaching Culture with Sensitivity and RespectDenise Hortonpublished in the March 2017 SchoolArts Magazine Growing up on the Navajo Reservation, I had opportunities to discover and learn about my own culture. Navajo history and language were a meaningful parts of the schools’ cur […]
Thanks for your enthusiasm, CUE attendees! Please reach out if there is anything else you need from the keynote. More iPad Art: Lessons, Apps and Ideas for the iPad in Visual Art iPad Art: Lessons, apps and ideas for the iPad in Visual Art Responding to art ...