Category Archives: Art

Kindergarten & Beyond Art Education 

Childhood education experts agree on the importance of exposing kids to art early in life. As parents and caregivers, the importance of encouraging kids to experience and explore artistic expression cannot be overstated. Early school age experiences in art creation … Continue reading

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Morris Museum

This was a wonderful fiber and basketry exhibit at the Morris museum (Morris, NJ) featuring artists from around the world. If you have a chance to go please do. Not only was this exhibit excellent but the museum has an … Continue reading

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Talented Russian Artist Uses Creates Stunning Art Using Paper

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This is why art is important!

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For Adults, Coloring Invites Creativity And Brings Comfort by Barbara J. King

Finding tranquility and mediation through art for adults can be challenging…but so rewarding when you find the right outlet you’ve been searching for. http://www.npr.org/sections/13.7/2015/06/11/413603343/for-adults-coloring-invites-creativity-and-brings-comfort In 1982, anthropologist Adrienne Zihlman, now professor emerita at the University of California, Santa Cruz, published The Human … Continue reading

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Arts Education Matters: We Know, We Measured It

Arts Education Matters: We Know, We Measured It JAY P. GREENE, BRIAN KISIDA, CARI A. BOGULSKI, ANNE KRAYBILL, COLLIN HITT, & DANIEL H. BOWEN DEC 02, 2014   -Cari Vander Yacht for Education Week Though the arts receive relatively little attention … Continue reading

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Recycled PET Plastic Bottle Plant Sculptures by Veronika Richterová

Czech artist Veronika Richterová creates new life from repurposed plastic PET bottles. For the last decade the artist has used various methods of cutting, heating, and assemblage to build colorfully translucent forms of everything from crocodiles to chandelier light fixtures to plants. Her obsession with … Continue reading

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Coloring Isn’t Just For Kids

Remember when you were a child and you used to love coloring? There was nothing like a brand new coloring book and a fresh box of crayons. According to an article in the Huffington Post, “Coloring Isn’t Just For Kids. … Continue reading

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Teaching Beginners

I am not a natural at writing. I am natural at talking and communicating verbally, but putting my thoughts on paper is another story. I have been trying to think of what to write since April, which was my last … Continue reading

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