Program Description
This is a versatile supplementary class designed to complement standard curriculum. In this fun class, we will explore a variety of literary and visual techniques as students will be given the opportunity to transform personal reflections and/or other standard lesson plans into collages and zines.

Final Product
A Collage or Zine, Digital or Physical, that will either artistically represent a subject they are studying in school or a personal diary style reflection of themselves.

Learning Outcomes

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

Suggested Grades

  • Best suited for 6th-12th grades
  • Can be modified for other grade levels

Pricing Breakdown

  • Minimum/recommended # of visits + time per visit (est. cost per classroom)
  • Prep hours (est. cost per classroom/hours of instruction): Depends on number and age of students (less prep time required for older students)
  • Materials (est. cost per student/project): Depends on student age and whether they will be making zines or collages (zines have higher material cost)
  • Travel from Eugene