Art Teacher/ Beginning Teacher Mentor
Whitmore Charter School of the Arts and Technology
3435 Don Pedro Road
Ceres, CA 95307
From: Denise Pannell [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
Sent: Wednesday, August 06, 2008 10:10 AM
To: TeacherArtExchange Discussion Group
Subject: Re: [teacherartexchange] Art Products from Websites for
I was wondering how everyone felt about sites like Artsonia or
> Picateers. How much work are they? Are they worth the effort?
I use Artsonia mainly as a showcase for my students' work rather than a
fundraiser. The money is an added bonus! It is a lot of work, I have to
say. However, once you have the students' names and info entered
initially, it is only a matter of adding their current artwork to the
galleries. I guess it depends on how much you want to upload. Last year,
I published over 4000 photos, I believe. Of course, our school was
ranked 2nd in publishing! Like anything else, you get out what you put
My school district is very rural (535 students- elementary) and a mix of
economic backgrounds, so I am lucky to make $250 a year from Artsonia.
I'll take it because I like the gallery aspect.