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Oh the mess! Printmaking and five year olds is not an easy task. You would have taught I’d learned my lesson with our Black History Month project. Guess I’m glutton for punishment, but here we are again. Learning about the artist Romare Bearden, what skyscrapers were and how fast the art teacher can move around … Continue reading
Black History Month means focusing on a black artist, both 1st and 2nd grades learned about one of my favorite artist from the Harlem Renaissance, Romare Bearden! He looked at several examples of his work, and discussed what the word collage meant. Then they got to work! 1st grade had to build a person, they … Continue reading
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Romare Bearden has always been an artist near and dear to my heart, because of my undergraduate work on the Harlem Renaissance, and having the pleasure to work at the gallery he and several artists of that era founded in New York City. I was super excited to introduce my art club to one … Continue reading
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Tags: Art, art class, Art classroom, Art education, Art History, Art Room, Art Teacher, Collage, Elementary Art, elementary art education, Romare Bearden
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Now we have made it into the classroom, and to your left and right you’ll see our Masterpiece Gallery. These frames aren’t for classwork. These frames are for the random pieces of art that children love to give the teacher. I know over the years of teaching, I would average at least 3-4 new drawings … Continue reading
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Tags: Art classroom, Art education, Art Room, Art Teacher, Artists, Construction paper, Education, Elementary Art, Poster, Romare Bearden, Student, Teacher, Visual Arts