Judy Chicago Art Teaching Archive

Penn State’s library houses the Judy Chicago Art Education Collection and runs a robust website to go with it. I found the Participatory Art Pedagogy section particularly interesting. It defines “participatory” this way: The term participatory used to describe the

Judy Chicago Art Teaching Archive

Penn State’s library houses the Judy Chicago Art Education Collection and runs a robust website to go with it. I found the Participatory Art Pedagogy section particularly interesting. It defines “participatory” this way: The term participatory used to describe the

The Rise: Creativity, the Gift of Failure, and the Search for Mastery (Recommended Read from Laura Garcia)

From celebrated art historian, curator, and teacher Sarah Lewis, a fascinating examination of how our most iconic creative endeavors—from innovation to the arts—are not achievements but conversions, corrections after failed attempts. The gift of failure is a riddle: it will

The Rise: Creativity, the Gift of Failure, and the Search for Mastery (Recommended Read from Laura Garcia)

From celebrated art historian, curator, and teacher Sarah Lewis, a fascinating examination of how our most iconic creative endeavors—from innovation to the arts—are not achievements but conversions, corrections after failed attempts. The gift of failure is a riddle: it will

The Gap – For every artist

I love to show students this interview by Ira Glass.  Someone recently showed me an edit someone did with the interview and I think this is great to show students! Plus ourselves! Every artist needs to hear this interview by

The Gap – For every artist

I love to show students this interview by Ira Glass.  Someone recently showed me an edit someone did with the interview and I think this is great to show students! Plus ourselves! Every artist needs to hear this interview by

Teaching Portfolios

from Billi London-Gray I’m interested in knowing what a good art teaching portfolio comprises. I’ve found a few resources online that seem helpful, but I’d really appreciate more guidance on what to do as a GTA to build this portfolio

Teaching Portfolios

from Billi London-Gray I’m interested in knowing what a good art teaching portfolio comprises. I’ve found a few resources online that seem helpful, but I’d really appreciate more guidance on what to do as a GTA to build this portfolio

Success, Failure and the Drive to Keep Creating

I think this is a great talk by Elizabeth Gilbert on success and failure. I know for art students its often hard to pour our blood sweat and tears into a film and then turn around the next semester and

Success, Failure and the Drive to Keep Creating

I think this is a great talk by Elizabeth Gilbert on success and failure. I know for art students its often hard to pour our blood sweat and tears into a film and then turn around the next semester and

Observing – Undergrad Beginning & Advanced Critiques

I’ve been observing the tail end of Beginning Printmaking and the front end of Advanced Printmaking as taught by Syd Webb. I really like how she has modified the critique structure to get students accustomed to critical dialogue. For Beginning Printmaking:

Observing – Undergrad Beginning & Advanced Critiques

I’ve been observing the tail end of Beginning Printmaking and the front end of Advanced Printmaking as taught by Syd Webb. I really like how she has modified the critique structure to get students accustomed to critical dialogue. For Beginning Printmaking: