Teaching   Artist

Why?

'Art of Math Challenge'

Barnes Foundation 

2020

SLS students have taken first place in the integrated art challenge hosted by the Barnes Foundation for 3 years in a row! This year, 7th grade students also took home first place for math concepts. 

Cardboard Construction Objects

2020

When learning about kinetic energy and enginnering, students created 3d replicas of every day machines. 

'WILLY WONKA AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY' 

LITTLE FLOWER HIGH SCHOOL 

2019

 2nd production  with my wonderful stage crew humans! 

ART meet MATH meets LITERACY! 2nd graders explore hidden math concepts inside of the compostions by Jackson Polluck to make their own abstract artwork. After creating with mixed media,  students write quintain poems in reaction to their paintings. 

4th grade animal masks made with  collaged paper on cardstock. Students learned about endangered animal species and discussed the paper artist artist Mlle Hipolyte to create paper . Some masks have 3d elements! 

Natural Pigment Making Workshop 

Greens Grow Farms

2019

Community members were invited to a workshop at greens grow to learn hands on approaches to creating pigments for dye and painting using natural materials. Everyone left with instructions and their own hand made pigment! 

Action Paintings 

Endangered species

When discussing gravity, measurements of time, and history, we created pendulum paintings using the ROYGBIV color spectrum. They had SO much fun making massive, messy paintings and also videoing the experience!

During the Anime and Comic themed week at Summer Arts Camp, the Sharks team made wearable masks of the character they created in the comic books. Some masks are self portraits! 

Pendulum Paintings

Philadelphia Arts in Education Partnership

2020

Character Masks

Portside Arts Center 

2019

Bubble Paint Creatures 

Portside Arts Center

2019

Because Art Camp is never complete without blow paintings!  

Soft Sculpture food Replica 

Portside Arts Center

2019

Students stitched felt to create objects found in a grocery store. 

3rd graders used Frida Kahlo's work to be more aware of culture and identity within themselves.   

Self Portraits

St. Laurentius School 

2019