Arts and Academic Standards

  • Creating: generate and conceptualize artistic ideas and work; organize and develop artistic ideas and work; refine and complete artistic work
  • Producing: Select, analyze and interpret artistic work for presentation; develop and refine artistic techniques and work for presentation; convey meaning through the presentation of artistic work
  • Connecting: Synthesize and relate knowledge and personal experiences to make art; relate artistic ideas and works with societal, cultural and historical context to deepen understanding

Artist Residency: Zine Making, Stencil & Collage

This is a versatile supplementary class designed to complement standard curriculum. Through the use of various artistic formats including stencils, collages and Zines, students will create Zines and/or Identity boards to artistically express what they are learning in their other lesson plans.

As a result of the residency, students will:

  • Create, present or perform a work of art that demonstrates an idea, mood or feeling using essential elements or organizational principles
  • Learn ways in which the arts serve a variety of personal, professional, practical, economic, community and cultural needs
  • Reason with shapes and colors and their attributes
  • Examine how a work of art reflects an artist’s environment and personal experience within a society or culture
  • Learn the reasons why similar investigations may have different results; explore and describe the use of ideas, techniques and problem
  • Deepen their understanding of course materials through re-contextualizing their lesson plans into an artistic format.
  • Learn the elements and principles of art: Line, Shape, Form, Space, Color, Value, Texture, Balance, Movement, Rhythm, Contrast, Emphasis, Pattern, Unity, Scale/Proportion

Grade levels: high school (9-12), middle school (5-8), elementary school (K-5)

Performing Arts Residency: Art for Social Change (multidisciplinary)