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The Art of Successful Elementary School Teaching: 7 Strategies Proven By Data Link

The Art of Successful Elementary School Teaching: 7 Strategies Proven By Data

Elementary school teaching is a challenging yet rewarding profession. But if you’re reading this article, you’re likely well aware of that fact! To achieve success in shaping young minds, it’s crucial for elementary school teachers to integrate effective strategies into their teaching practices.  Drawing insights from data on elementary...

May 13, 2024
20 Art Supplies Recommended by Elementary School Art Teachers Link

20 Art Supplies Recommended by Elementary School Art Teachers

Art teachers know that quality art supplies are needed in every classroom. That’s why we decided to put together this updated list for 2024 and beyond.  The list provided includes well-regarded art supplies based on reviews, recommendations from artists and educators, and their reputation in the art community.  Here...

Apr 29, 2024
A Brief History of Mexican Art for Elementary School Art Teachers Link

A Brief History of Mexican Art for Elementary School Art Teachers

The history of Mexican art incredibly rich and could exhaust various articles, videos, or discussions. As an elementary school art teacher, we know you’re always looking for ways to contextualize the art you feature for your students. Understanding historical art movements, or learning about national art histories of the...

Apr 08, 2024
Artist Feature: Georgia O’Keeffe Link

Artist Feature: Georgia O’Keeffe

One of the most famous American women painters, Georgia O’Keeffe’s still lifes of flowers and landscape paintings are known for their sumptuous details and organic forms. Her paintings often feature uniquely American flora and fauna and depict the iconic landscape of her Southwest home. Her long working life yielded...

Apr 03, 2024
Art Is Everywhere: Free Art Experiences In 10 Major American Cities Link

Art Is Everywhere: Free Art Experiences In 10 Major American Cities

Free art experiences can be hard to come by and art is a subject always wrestling with access issues. The history of art means that over the years, it has become more and more accessible. From the days when kings and queens were the benefactors-in-chief, to today where you...

Mar 25, 2024
Artist Feature: Guerrilla Girls Link

Artist Feature: Guerrilla Girls

The Guerrilla Girls are an art collective of unnamed individuals whose political art challenges the art world at large, calling out racism, sexism, and corruption. Their posters, billboards, collages, and performances use a combination of graphic design and writing to expose injustices and inequalities within art institutions. Through decades...

Mar 15, 2024
Fine Art Masters: Celebrating 7 Incredible Black Artists You Need to Know Link

Fine Art Masters: Celebrating 7 Incredible Black Artists You Need to Know

The fact is that black artists have contributed greatly to the tapestry of American art. As a fine art curator dedicated to promoting diversity and inclusivity within the art world, it’s essential to shed light on the incredible contributions of black artists who have often been overlooked in mainstream...

Mar 11, 2024
Artist Feature: Josef Albers Link

Artist Feature: Josef Albers

Josef Albers is an artist famous not just for a body of art, but also for his contribution to color theory and his role as a critical teacher of visual arts in the American higher education system. His abstract color block paintings are essential for our modern understanding of...

Mar 08, 2024
Artist Feature: Frida Kahlo Link

Artist Feature: Frida Kahlo

Frida Kahlo’s contemporary fame is long overdue. Her legacy as a Mexican Surrealist artist and critical voice as a feminist making deeply personal images has made an indelible mark on artists all over the world. Kahlo’s paintings are expressive and full of symbols and personal imagery. They reference fantastical,...

Feb 29, 2024
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