Schools (grades pre-K-12), college, young adult, adult, at risk, incarcerated individuals, seniors, special needs, social services, hospital and healthcare groups
Schools, community organizations, health care facilities
Professional Development Workshops: Teacher/Staff Training
Helpful Insights for Facilitating an Arts Workshop: addresses the role of the community art facilitator, describing the process taken to plan appropriate projects, create lesson plans, and engage participants; Art Facilitation for Special Needs Populations: Definitions, case studies and lesson plans for populations that require different approaches to the arts workshop experience to achieve the most benefit; based on her book Art Facilitation for Special Needs Populations.
Program/Residency Activity Descriptions: Schools/Communities
Basic Mosaics: a brief history and overview of tools, processes, and techniques of mosaics, and the creation of an individual project; Garden Stepping Stones: brief histories of mosaics and mandala designs, a demonstration of the process, and the creation of an individual project; Mosaic Flower Pot: a brief history of mosaics, a demonstration of the project process, and the creation of an individual project; Visual Journal: Focusing on identity and self-awareness, participants will create a handmade book and begin to fill the pages with writings or imagery depicting personal events and thoughts, or to illustrate responses to prompts; Mixed Media Masks: Focusing on self-awareness, participants will portray themselves through the embellishment of masks.