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From: Socorro Mucino (socorromm_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Sat Aug 09 2008 - 08:54:03 PDT


Re: Shoes
The Field Museum in Chicago has a fabulous exhibit
about the history of shoes. http://www.fieldmuseum.org
Socorro
Chicago Public Schools
 
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> TEACHERARTEXCHANGE Digest for Friday, August 08,
> 2008.
>
> 1. Yahoo! Auto Response
> 2. Re: sketch/scrapbook
> 3. Re: staff development for the arts
> 4. Google Teacher Academy - Chicago
> 5. Re: teacherartexchange digest: August 07, 2008
> 6. Re: staff development for the arts
> 7. Crazy Art Teacher/shoe lesson plans
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> Subject: Yahoo! Auto Response
> From: chellejhnsn@sbcglobal.net
> Date: Fri, 8 Aug 2008 01:17:29 -0700 (PDT)
> X-Message-Number: 1
>
> At the beach!
> Have a great day! :)
>
> Michelle
>
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> Subject: Re: sketch/scrapbook
> From: marcia <marciadotcom@yahoo.com>
> Date: Fri, 8 Aug 2008 04:10:13 -0700 (PDT)
> X-Message-Number: 2
>
> Marcia,
> Thanks for the great idea, I'm going to try the
> color swatch collages as an ongoing project for kids
> who finish early. Very cool!
>
> Marcia in WI
> P.S. You probably don't remember me, but I observed
> in your classroom years ago while I was at ISU..
> which was always a fun time!
>
>
> -------------------------
> >
> > Subject: Re: sketch/scrapbook
> > From: mbhirst@aol.com
> > Date: Thu, 07 Aug 2008 09:06:49 -0400
> > X-Message-Number: 2
> >
> > Yes! I do the same thing and I try to get my
> Senior studio
> > and AP
> > students to keep some kind of daily book page,
> too.
> > If nothing "comes to us" for the day, we just
> > tear color swatches from
> > magazines and create color pages----adding a
> little at a
> > time i.e. I
> > have a page for each color wheel color and add to
> them for
> > months. Some
> > of my kids even do pages of natural textures or
> black and
> > white line
> > images or school colors (yuck), etc. The collages
> become
> > beautiful
> > accumulations of these patches. Some students
> pattern them,
> > some are
> > random, some organize them, some cut out objects,
> some just
> > use
> > patches, etc.
> > Marcia
> >
> >
>
>
>
>
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> Subject: Re: staff development for the arts
> From: Marvin Bartel <marvinpb@goshen.edu>
> Date: Fri, 8 Aug 2008 10:08:55 -0400
> X-Message-Number: 3
>
> Wilbur,
> This looks okay.
> Marvin
>
> >Hi everyone,
> >
> >I am looking for some GOOD professional development
> models for staff development for the
> >arts. I work in a pay for performance school and
> currently I have to implement a lot of
> >reading strategies and other things to "prove" that
> I am a good teacher and doing my work.
> >So, when I did the schedule last spring, I wrote it
> so that all of the arts staff (2 visual art, 2
> >media arts and 2 graphics teachers) meet at the
> same time for our "professional
> >development" time. Now, I would like to find a
> model where we could work on improving our
> >arts instruction instead of these building wide
> reading things. Anyone know of anything?
> >
> >Thanks so much,
> >Gabrielle in Minneapolis
> >----- Original Message -----
> >From: mbhirst@aol.com
> >Date: Thursday, August 7, 2008 8:06 am
> >Subject: Re: [teacherartexchange] sketch/scrapbook
> >
> >> Yes! I do the same thing and I try to get my
> Senior studio and AP
> >> students to keep some kind of daily book page,
> too.
> >> If nothing "comes to us" for the day, we just
> tear color swatches
> >> from
> >> magazines and create color pages----adding a
> little at a time i.e.
> >> I
> >> have a page for each color wheel color and add to
> them for months.
> >> Some
> >> of my kids even do pages of natural textures or
> black and white
> >> line
> >> images or school colors (yuck), etc. The collages
> become beautiful
> >> accumulations of these patches. Some students
> pattern them, some
> >> are
> >> random, some organize them, some cut out objects,
> some just use
> >> patches, etc.
> >> Marcia
> >>
> >> -----Original Message-----
> >> From: christy hedman <christyhedman@yahoo.com>
> >> To: TeacherArtExchange Discussion Group
> >> <teacherartexchange@lists.pub.getty.edu>
> >> Sent: Thu, 7 Aug 2008 6:38 am
> >> Subject: [teacherartexchange] sketch/scrapbook
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >> Lesa,
> >> Your scrap/sketchbooks sound wonderful. THey do
> remind me a little
> >> of
> >> the boxes
> >> of stuff ANdy WArhol collected. If you ever get
> to Pittsburgh, I
> >> think
> >> they
> >> have them archived and stored at the Warhol
> museum(reciepts,
> >> napkins,
> >> sketches,
> >> shoes...). I would love to see how you attached
> those flattened
> >> glasses
> >> to your
> >> book. I guess the idea strikes me so much because
> it is a very
> >> personalreflection of your day/life. When an
> outsider looks at your
> >> gum
> >> wrappers, she
> >> only sees gum arappers, but you see what, who,
> where you were when
> >> you
> >> were
> >> chewing th
> >> at gum! For me, my art is made up of so much of
> my past
> >> experiences
> >> and it takes some time for them to reveal
> themselsves to me. But
> >> you
> >> have it all
> >> right there! It sounds almost magical. If you
> ever post them
> >> online,
> >> please let
> >> us know!
> >> Christy
> >> ---
> >> Another project relates to artist's sketchbook. I
> wish the sketchbook
> >> would work with me! It doesn't. So I've found one
> that does. I call it
> >> my
> >> stuff diaries.. its a cross between an artist's
> sketchbook, scrapbook
> >> (clippings), journal (sort of), travel diary..
> etc. This started in
> >> 2002for me when I travelled to study in England,
> and it continues
> >> today.
> >> This process is a matter of filling sketchbooks,
> scrapbooks, old
> >> books,with common and unique things found,
> personal traces,
> >> wrappers from fast
> >> food I ate, receipts, family photos, from the
> mundane, pop culture,
> >> collages, etc. It seems to be an ongoing
> project.. This seems very
> >> unartistic, since the media is not traditional
> except for the
> >> sketchbook.
> >> I collect things in my pockets and bags, at the
> end of the day they
> >> areemptied, and later layer pages or begin new
> ones. It might have
> >> come to
> >> an
> >> end recently because I've been living in the same
> place for a few
> >> years,but it continues. I have some ideas about
> showing them, if it
> >> happens..Its a curious thing for me, and
> interesting to look back
> >> at the early
> >> books. The feelings or memories are different
> much more direct and
> >> surface
> >> quickly about the grocery sto
> >> res, the sidewalk, the city corner where I
> > > picked up the flatten glasses. Very different
> than say the photo
> >> album.I've become abit of a sketchbook/scrapbook
> hound as well so I
> >> peruse
> >> every
> >> dollar shop for them so I have many choices to
> begin a new book.
> >>
> >> enuf already, but thanks for the space to let
> some of this out.
> >> Lesa
> >>
> >> --web based art projects and education projects--
> >> www.exhibit905.info--
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >>
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> Subject: Google Teacher Academy - Chicago
> From: Ray Leal <rayleal@earthlink.net>
> Date: Fri, 8 Aug 2008 09:37:52 -0700
> X-Message-Number: 4
>
>
> Google has announced the next Google Teacher Academy
> will take place
> in Chicago, Sept. 24. Applications are due by Aug.
> 24. I participated
> a year ago in Los Angeles and it was an absolutely
> great experience. I
> would like to encourage you to go to the google site
> and check it out-
> then get busy and apply!
> http://www.google.com/educators/gta.html
> Heather
>
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> Subject: Re: teacherartexchange digest: August 07,
> 2008
> From: "Lois Girbino" <lgirbino@gmail.com>
> Date: Fri, 8 Aug 2008 13:53:23 -0400
> X-Message-Number: 5
>
> Aaron- go to art ed 2.0 (google for address), which
> has a great online
> community, including groups specifically for digital
> arts & animation;
> they have lots of resources.
>
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> Subject: Re: staff development for the arts
> From: Marvin Bartel <marvinpb@goshen.edu>
> Date: Fri, 8 Aug 2008 16:47:38 -0400
> X-Message-Number: 6
>
> I am sorry, but my previous message with this text
> was sent by mistake.
>
> >Wilbur,
> >This looks okay.
> >Marvin
>
> I will send the correct response to follow.
>
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> Subject: Crazy Art Teacher/shoe lesson plans
> From: "Ruby Re-Usable" <rubyreusable@gmail.com>
> Date: Fri, 8 Aug 2008 20:58:02 -0700
> X-Message-Number: 7
>
> Just got back from vacation and wanted to respond to
> crazy art teacher
> shoes, I am a "teaching artist" in the schools
> (Washington State
> Arts Commission roster of artists), my specialty is
> art from recycled
> materials, and I try to wear entire outfits
> illustrating the "reduce,
> reuse, recycle" message in as artsy a way as is
> comfortable, ala "Miss
> Frizzle" from Magic School Bus. The students' and
> teachers'
> responses are always positive, and I believe it is a
> way to "walk the
> walk" in an appropriately visual way.
>
> For a special treat, I wear my "Dale Chihuly Shoes,"
> which were
> splattered by Dale himself, using Golden brand
> acrylics that are
> labeled "special Chihuly fluids" (for reals, I have
> a bottle). More
> info/pics HERE (www.rubyreusable.com/artblog/?p=80)
>
> I do a whole unit about shoes, from line drawings to
> imaginary shoe
> ads to creating 3-D sculptural shoes from recycled
> materials; there is
> so much to learn about civilization (both western
> and eastern) through
> the study of evolving footwear, along with shoes in
> fine art (ala Andy
> Warhol and ??)
>
> anyone else do shoes as a subject/lesson/unit?
>
> ps the Fuller Craft Museum (www.fullercraft.org/) is
> reaching out to
> artists of every craft media for an upcoming
> exhibition The Perfect
> Fit - Shoes Tell Stories, an exhibition exploring
> how shoes can tell
> stories, addressing topics such as gender, history,
> sexuality, race,
> class, and culture.
>
> love, etc Ruby
> rubyreusable@gmail.com
> Olympia Dumpster Divers, THE blog for recycled art!
> www.rubyreusable.com/artblog
>
>
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 Socorro

      

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