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Elementary School Art Teachers: The 4 Pivotal Professional Development Challenges They Face Link

Elementary School Art Teachers: The 4 Pivotal Professional Development Challenges They Face

As we stand on the threshold of a new era in education, the role of art in fostering creativity and critical thinking has never been more crucial. For elementary school art teachers, the quest for quality professional development is akin to navigating a vast and complex canvas.  In this...

Feb 26, 2024
Artist Feature: Diego Rivera Link

Artist Feature: Diego Rivera

Diego Rivera is considered one of the forefathers of Mexican Nationalist art, and one of Los Tres Grandes, the three greatest Mexican muralists of all time. His murals depict scenes of everyday Mexican life, the history of the Mexican Revolution, the folklore about the founding of the country, and...

Feb 24, 2024
Artist Feature: Salvador Dali Link

Artist Feature: Salvador Dali

The mind-melting, dreamy world of Salvador Dali enthralls and confuses audiences around the world. Dali’s paintings are full of dream images, unconscious symbols, and anxiety-inducing subjects and themes. His work often dealt with love, sex, obsession, fear, and mortality. He was also a fan of science and mathematics, and...

Feb 20, 2024
Screen Printing Workshop at ACERO Brighton Park Elementary School – January 2024 Link

Screen Printing Workshop at ACERO Brighton Park Elementary School – January 2024

We are thrilled to share an exciting update from our recent collaboration with ACERO Brighton Park Elementary School, located on Chicago’s vibrant south side. As part of our ongoing mission to make art accessible to all, we had the pleasure of conducting a captivating screen printing workshop with the...

Feb 12, 2024
Artist Feature: Yayoi Kusama Link

Artist Feature: Yayoi Kusama

Yayoi Kusama’s bright world of patterns and polka dots is instantly recognizable and welcoming. The Japanese artist has been creating work since the 1950s and is also well-known for her Infinity Rooms, where mirrors create the illusion of infinite space. Besides these well-known mediums, Kusama was also a pioneer...

Feb 10, 2024
Artful Impact: The Data-Driven Case for Arts Education and its Role in Fostering Entrepreneurship Link

Artful Impact: The Data-Driven Case for Arts Education and its Role in Fostering Entrepreneurship

In a world increasingly driven by data and metrics, the impact of arts education on various indicators cannot be ignored. The correlation between arts education and improved outcomes in diverse fields is backed by compelling statistics.  Moreover, the intersection of art and technology is not only evident in the...

Feb 05, 2024
Artist Feature: Shepard Fairey Link

Artist Feature: Shepard Fairey

Shepard Fairey is a contemporary street artist and graphic designer, whose images are known around the world. He’s most famous for his striking Hope and Change posters made during the 2008 election campaign of Barack Obama. His work incorporates aspects of graffiti culture, tagging, propaganda images, and skateboarding culture....

Jan 28, 2024
Artist Feature: Takashi Murakami Link

Artist Feature: Takashi Murakami

Takashi Murakami’s dazzling artwork straddles the line between cultural product and high art. His paintings, sculptures, digital work, and merchandise are brought to life by the artist’s magical and somewhat psychedelic contemporary Pop Art style. Laughing flowers and the omnipresent Mr. DOB character pops up again and again, as...

Jan 19, 2024
11 Awesome Curriculum Supplements & Printables for Art Teachers Link

11 Awesome Curriculum Supplements & Printables for Art Teachers

More and more, art teachers are looking for new resources, diverse artists, and helpful tools to save time and reduce the insanity of often being the only art teacher in a school. This means curriculum supplements and printables have risen in value, as far as giving art teachers great,...

Jan 15, 2024
Time, Money, & Respect: The Very Real Challenges, Roadblocks, & Hurdles Public School Teachers Face Link

Time, Money, & Respect: The Very Real Challenges, Roadblocks, & Hurdles Public School Teachers Face

Public school teachers in the United States face a mountain of obstacles in their daily dedication to our students and future. Year in and year out, public school teachers and Principals face significant challenges when it comes to the various factors making their job harder than they should and...

Nov 27, 2023