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Re: artsednet-digest V2 #811

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Lisa Levenson (lisal)
Fri, 12 Jun 1998 21:07:39 -0700


Hi Christine! Wrote your addresss down. Teaching a clay class for Dine Col. then going to Taos for Retablo class & back east for
my cousin's wedding in Maine. How about you?-Lisa L.

artsednet-digest wrote:

> artsednet-digest Tuesday, June 9 1998 Volume 02 : Number 811
>
> This edition includes :
> Re: is anyone out there?Bill's still here.
> E-Release - The Mahabarata in Shadow
> Re: Portfolio Viewing
> Re: is anyone out there?Bill's still here.
> Re: Natural Fibers - Papermaking
> Re: is anyone out there?Bill's still here.
> Re: E-Release - The Mahabarata in Shadow
> Re:"real artists"
> Re: is anyone "REAL" out there?
> Re: Time saver ideas!
> Re: is anyone "REAL" out there?
> Information on Summer Art Programs
> Re: is anyone out there?Bill's still here.
> Re: E-Release - The Mahabarata in Shadow
> Re:"real artists"
> Elementary Art Teacher - Job Opening - Indiana
> Re: is anyone "REAL" out there?
>
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------
>
> Date: Tue, 09 Jun 1998 09:37:35 -0400
> From: Joseph Augusta <jaugusta>
> Subject: Re: is anyone out there?Bill's still here.
>
> elwood p dowd wrote:
> >
> > my list would look something like this:
> > REAL ARTISTS 101: van gogh, gaugain, manet, monet, vermeer, bruegel,
> > turner, friedrich, duchamp, picasso, matisse, modigliani, soutine, degas,
> > rembrandt, titian, velasquez, rivera,pollock, rothko, kline, gorky,
> > reinhardt,
> > johns, raushenberg, tatlin, malevich, nevelson, o'keefe, butterfield,
> > hesse,
> > kirchner, nolde, ernst, on and on and on........
> > calder is a peripheral artist,out there on his own fringe
> >
> But for 2 who are nearly there, your list could be renamed:
> REAL (dead) ARTISTS 101. Close your Janson's and try to get out more;
> there's a whole world of art, great and small, being created even as we
> speak! Have courage Elwood!
>
> Best wishes,
> Joseph
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Date: Tue, 9 Jun 1998 08:46:01 -0700
> From: af063 (Maria Bodmann)
> Subject: E-Release - The Mahabarata in Shadow
>
> This message is for people in the LA area - sorry for those of you too
> far away to attend... If you can make it, dress warmly, it's still
> pretty cold outdoors at night. Thanks. Maria
> - ---------------
>
> LAUs only resident Wayang Kulit Shadow Play presents an episode of the
> Mahabarata
>
> Title: The Mahabarata In Shadow
>
> When: Saturday, June 13th - The High Priest's Challenge
> Approximately 8pm - At Sunset
>
> Where: Occidental College - Thorne Hall Patio
> 1600 Campus Road
> Eagle Rock, Los Angeles
>
> Contact: 818/768-7696
> http:www.balibeyond.com/gamelan/mis.html (Mahabarata in Shadow)
> http:www.balibeyond.com/gamelan/sched.html (upcoming concerts...)
>
> FREE! - No Reservations Necessary!
>
> Featuring
> Shadow Artist - Maria Bodmann
> Gamelan Musicians - Cliff DeArment and Mike Pievac
>
> Imagine a single warm flickering in the darkness, illuminating a screen
> where lacy silhouettes begin to dance and flutter. Their graceful
> gestures awaken the essence of kingdoms long lost, relating epic tales of
> rivalry and conquest, laced with classic human lesson and unrestricted
> wit. This is the art of Shadow Play.
>
> Bali & Beyond offers rich traditional stories from the Mahabarata in a
> multi-lingual multi-cultural setting. On June 13th, RThe High Priest's ChallengeS tempts the
> sons of the Pandawa and Korawa Princes. Bring a cushion and blanket and
> come early for a prime spot to enjoy the night!
>
> An oil lamp flickers in the darkness as lacy silhouettes begin to dance
> and flutter. Glimmering bronze chimes ring the fanfare as incense swirls
> in the air and baskets overflow with blossoms, fruit, and sweets. Guests
> warm to the plight of ancient kings, queens, and princes, elegantly
> depicted in song and shadow. Intriguing spiritual dilemmas ultimately
> erupt into a fiery battle of magically powerful weaponry.
>
> About two hours in length, the audience is traditionally encouraged to
> view from behind the screen, the collection of over one hundred shadow
> characters, the shadow artist, and Gamelan musicians.
>
> The performance is in modern English, retaining formal ritual elements
> and the ancient Hindu language. Translation and humor are provided by
> servant characters who make local and topical observations.
>
> Bali & Beyond is a company of Los Angeles performing artists inspired by
> the cultures of Indonesia. The ensemble offers original music, theater
> and dance, traditional Gamelan music and Indonesian arts presentations.
> Bali & Beyond produces concerts, workshops, and residencies for
> universities and civic venues; music, visual effects, and consultations
> for the feature film and recording industry; and educational programs for
> arts organizations, museums, and public schools.
>
> This project is made possible in part by a grant from the City of Los
> Angeles Cultural Affairs Department, with additional assistance provided
> by Occidental College and Bali & Beyond.
>
> - --
> Maria Bodmann, BALI & BEYOND, shadow
> http://www.balibeyond.com/gamelan
> Ph/Fax: 818/768-7696
> ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Date: Tue, 9 Jun 1998 13:11:21 -0400 (EDT)
> From: Stenger - Judith DiSalvo <jstenger>
> Subject: Re: Portfolio Viewing
>
> Hi Suzette,
>
> I tried your wonderful idea. EVERY student took home his or her
> portfolio, and I got about a 30 percent return rate on the review sheets.
> The parents who replied think this is great. I do thing all of us who
> borrow your idea should include a credit line with your name. Thanks
> again. This list has made me a better teacher.
>
> Judy
>
> On Tue, 2 Jun 1998, suzette milam wrote:
>
> > Hi Bunki and everyone out there,
> >
> > The letter says:
> > STUDENT____________________ Date_______
> > VIEWER_____________________
> >
> > Dear Viewer,
> > Thank you for being part of the assessment and instruction process of this
> > student artist. I believe that it is important the student share his/her work
> > with others and celibrate the growth that has taken place over the year.
> >
> > Please discuss the portfolio with the student by: 1) questioning what he or
> > she has learned; 2) telling him/her what you like; and 3) enqouraging the
> > student to discuss growth and goals. Please avoid being negative.
> >
> > Please respond to the following questions. Give the student the response sheet
> > to return to class. Your answers will help the student learn more from the
> > classroom experience.
> > Thank you so much for investing this time!
> > Sincerely,
> > Suzette Milam
> >
> > (questions in last post)
> > ***********************************************************************
> > >Hi, Suzette...I read with great interest your yr. end portfolio assessment.
> > >I'm also interested in just "what" you put at the top of your assessment
> > >sheet in explanation to the parents. Would you mind being more specific? I
> > >would like to try this.
> >
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Date: Tue, 9 Jun 1998 11:04:16 -0700 (MST)
> From: taylorh <taylorh>
> Subject: Re: is anyone out there?Bill's still here.
>
> While you take no risks in your choices, elwood, each of those artists you
> name took major risks... as did Calder. Your list suggests that art might
> be a late 19th early 20th century invention with a few historical
> precursors. Still, its as valid as that of a friend of mine who won't
> consider much of anything after 1699. I can see his point... the era
> between 1699 and 1850 is pretty bland, risk-free, and uninventive over all
> with few exceptions (grand though those may be).
>
> Sounds like maybe you already KNEW Calder was peripheral before you asked.
> :)
>
> A peripheral Calder doesn't work for me, but I'm sure there are hundreds
> of people in the world who agree with you and millions who never even
> heard of him. You are in safe company.
>
> So, OK, there are artworlds where Calder doesn't count, just as there are
> worlds which discount Rembrandt or Picasso or Donatello.
>
> I tend to think that once "the cat's out of the bag" there's not much
> chance of getting it back in. Once someone's generally accepted as an
> artist, like Calder you can argue respective merits; say, "Calder is less
> inventive or challenging than Bueys." But, Turner is IN and Calder out? A
> waste of breath maybe.... or maybe not... I just don't recall a headline
> like: "Klein ruled NOT an artist! Artworld in shock! --details page 4."
>
> I can't say Calder is a heavyweight, but compared to Turner, Nolde or
> Leger? Please! :) It's fun to chat about tho. cheers...
>
> - -henry
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Date: Tue, 9 Jun 1998 16:25:36 EDT
> From: Toulouse95
> Subject: Re: Natural Fibers - Papermaking
>
> I read you could boil iris leaves to use in papermaking, and since I have some
> in my yard I tried it. But when they are cooking, you talk about STINK! I
> won't do that again inside. It also took a long time for the leaves to cook to
> what I guessed was the right consistency.
>
> We took vats of tinted blue, green and white pulp and placed gobs of it by
> hand on the screens in a horizontal arrangement (not full stripes) for an
> underwater look. (Some students used one color the traditional way). Then we
> placed the iris leaves on top of the pulp in a vertical arrangement, with the
> ends running off the bottom to act as seaweed, overlapping some, twisting
> them, etc.
>
> We couched them, smashed them flat with a rolling pin, let dry and then did
> fish prints on them. More lovely odors. They loved printing with the fish so
> well, some of them did it for three days and would have done more but I threw
> out the fish. By the third they had to work outside, since the fish by then
> were extremely smelly, even keeping them on ice between uses, and were losing
> eyes, guts, etc., from the repeated printings. Of course the rowdier high
> schoolers loved that! The products turned out very well, though.
>
> As I have mentioned in the past, I get paper pulp donated from a local paper
> mill, so any of you living close to one might try that. They give me 5 gallon
> buckets of damp pulp. What I don't use it all right away, I put it in Baggies
> and freeze.
>
> I always give the paper company student work as an annual "thank you." They
> loved the fish print I had matted for them. They had it framed and hung it in
> the main office area.
>
> Has anyone had success with the coffee grounds?
> Mary Jane
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Date: Tue, 09 Jun 1998 17:21:38 -0400
> From: Joseph Augusta <jaugusta>
> Subject: Re: is anyone out there?Bill's still here.
>
> elwood p dowd wrote:
> >
> > not much important art has been done in the last 25 years. i stand by my
> > list, but
> > include: keifer, stills, beuys, schnabel, samaras, salle, diebenkorn,
> > newman,
> > marden, le witt, and kandinsky
> >
>
> Great! _Art in America_ is definitely an improvement over the Janson.
> Have you picked up any of their 90's issues? Some are very interesting!
>
> Best wishes,
> Joseph
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Date: Tue, 09 Jun 1998 18:34:52 -0400
> From: Joseph Augusta <jaugusta>
> Subject: Re: E-Release - The Mahabarata in Shadow
>
> > Title: The Mahabarata In Shadow
> >
> >
> > Featuring
> > Shadow Artist - Maria Bodmann
> > Gamelan Musicians - Cliff DeArment and Mike Pievac
> >
> Judging by their names these are authentic Indonesians no doubt! But
> did you hear that the cast of "Riverdance" is putting on a benefit
> spaghetti and meatballs dinner after the show?
>
> Best wishes,
> Joseph
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Date: Tue, 09 Jun 1998 15:48:22 +0000
> From: Glennis Dolce <gdolce19>
> Subject: Re:"real artists"
>
> Many "real" artists start somewhere out on the fringe, or were
> considered "fringe artists" sometime in their life-the great thing is,
> the fringe keeps moving outward!
>
> Part of what an artist does (real or not) is to challenge the viewer's
> perception. One persons fringe is another persons center.
>
> Enjoyed Henry's post.
>
> glennis
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Date: Tue, 09 Jun 1998 17:38:29
> From: wendy sauls <wsauls>
> Subject: Re: is anyone "REAL" out there?
>
> At 07:07 PM 6/8/98 -0400, elwood p dowd wrote:
> >was calder a "real" artist or just an over grown kid playing with
> >his toys??? I always had my doubts about this modern "master".
>
> Is ______________________ (fill in blank with name of choice) a "real" person?
>
> Wendy Sauls
> Art Teacher, Kanapaha Middle School, Gainesville, FL
> Doctoral Student, Art Education, Florida State University
> wsauls
> home page: http://grove.ufl.edu/~c4930cqs/home.html
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Date: Tue, 9 Jun 1998 19:11:29 -0500
> From: Melissa Enderle <enderlml.wi.us>
> Subject: Re: Time saver ideas!
>
> I mostly teach grades K4- grade 3. With all those little kids, I've
> altered some of my supplies and approaches. One time-saver deals with
> glue. Anyone working with little kids knows how messy kids can be with
> glue- even if you instruct them! Tired of scrapping off glue, wiping up
> glue puddles, going around to open everyone's bottle, and refilling the
> small bottles, I knew I had to make a change. I saw a product called
> "Tap'n'Glue. This red cap replaces the orange one found on your typical
> 4oz. glue bottle. This cap does not need to be opened and dispenses only
> a small amount of glue when the bottle (cap) is depressed. The kids are
> successful and I can spend my time on better things! I highly recommend
> it. It's saved me time and money (less glue used) A real time saver!
>
> ____________________________
> | Melissa Enderle |
> /)|enderlml.wi.us |(\
> / )|
> __( ( art teacher/ adaptive art ) )__
> ((( \ \ > /_) \ < / / )))
> (\\\ \ \_/ / \ \_/ / ///)
> \ / \ /
> \ _/ \_ /
> / / \ \
> / / \ \
> Melissa Enderle
> enderlml.wi.us
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Date: Tue, 09 Jun 1998 17:40:16
> From: wendy sauls <wsauls>
> Subject: Re: is anyone "REAL" out there?
>
> >Date: Tue, 09 Jun 1998 17:38:29
> >To: harvey96 (elwood p dowd), Juncture
> >From: wendy sauls <wsauls>
> >Subject: Re: is anyone "REAL" out there?
> >Cc: charwitt.us, artsednet.edu
> >In-Reply-To: <19980608.190741.2918.0.harvey96>
> >References: <a8b7eb7a.357bc2e4>
> >
> >At 07:07 PM 6/8/98 -0400, elwood p dowd wrote:
> >>was calder a "real" artist or just an over grown kid playing with
> >>his toys??? I always had my doubts about this modern "master".
> >
> >
> >Is ______________________ (fill in blank with name of choice) a "real"
> person?
> >
> >
> >
> >
> Wendy Sauls
> Art Teacher, Kanapaha Middle School, Gainesville, FL
> Doctoral Student, Art Education, Florida State University
> wsauls
> home page: http://grove.ufl.edu/~c4930cqs/home.html
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Date: Tue, 9 Jun 1998 13:33:19 -1000
> From: "Deb Rosenbaum" <kaca>
> Subject: Information on Summer Art Programs
>
> Dear Artsednetters:
>
> I am running a non-profit summer art academy in Hawaii and am looking for
> some information from those who might have similar programs. Our program
> has been going for 16 years but I don't think we've ever had dialogue with
> other programs around the country. We offer a six week visual and
> performing arts program, with a morning and afternoon session--I guess it
> might be like an art day camp.
>
> Specifically we would like to compare:
> financial aid processes
> tuition and fees
> teacher and aid salaries
> class selection
> daily schedules etc.
> problems
>
> If you are in such a program, I would appreciate hearing from you. If you
> are too swamped right now (I sure am--our classes begin in two weeks!) any
> and all dialogue at the end of the summer would be appreciated. I'd be
> happy to trade brochures/catalogues with anyone also. Send me your snail
> mail address.
>
> Deb Rosenbaum
> kaca
>
> I
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Date: Tue, 09 Jun 1998 12:42:34 -0600
> From: Christine Merriam <ktwnldy.az.us>
> Subject: Re: is anyone out there?Bill's still here.
>
> >my list would look something like this:
> >REAL ARTISTS 101: van gogh, gaugain, manet, monet, vermeer, bruegel,
> >turner, friedrich, duchamp, picasso, matisse, modigliani, soutine,
> degas,
> >rembrandt, titian, velasquez, rivera,pollock, rothko, kline, gorky,
> <reinhardt,
> >johns, raushenberg, tatlin, malevich, nevelson, o'keefe, butterfield,
> >hesse,
> >kirchner, nolde, ernst, on and on and on........
> >calder is a peripheral artist,out there on his own fringe
>
> Ahhh.... Janson would be proud! All European/Western Males with 2 or 3
> token women.
> Sheesh.... there is a whole world out there! I have favorite artists...
> but... wonder:
>
> WHAT IS A REAL ARTIST?
>
> Christine Merriam
> Kayenta Intermediate School
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Date: Tue, 09 Jun 1998 18:34:52 -0400
> From: Joseph Augusta <jaugusta>
> Subject: Re: E-Release - The Mahabarata in Shadow
>
> > Title: The Mahabarata In Shadow
> >
> >
> > Featuring
> > Shadow Artist - Maria Bodmann
> > Gamelan Musicians - Cliff DeArment and Mike Pievac
> >
> Judging by their names these are authentic Indonesians no doubt! But
> did you hear that the cast of "Riverdance" is putting on a benefit
> spaghetti and meatballs dinner after the show?
>
> Best wishes,
> Joseph
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Date: Tue, 09 Jun 1998 15:48:22 +0000
> From: Glennis Dolce <gdolce19>
> Subject: Re:"real artists"
>
> Many "real" artists start somewhere out on the fringe, or were
> considered "fringe artists" sometime in their life-the great thing is,
> the fringe keeps moving outward!
>
> Part of what an artist does (real or not) is to challenge the viewer's
> perception. One persons fringe is another persons center.
>
> Enjoyed Henry's post.
>
> glennis
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Date: Tue, 09 Jun 1998 20:05:10 -0500
> From: McMasters <whaven@in-motion.net>
> Subject: Elementary Art Teacher - Job Opening - Indiana
>
> My school district has an opening for an elementary art teacher. I
> will try to give you some information about the position. I teach at
> the high school and I and my students try to help out during open houses
> and art festivals among other things.
>
> Responsibilities:
>
> 1. Two K-6 elementary schools (1,060 total students)
> 2. Three days at one school and then three days at another school with
> an assistant following your plans when you are not at the school.
> 3. Organizing and displaying student's work for the Annual Art Festival.
> 4. Help with stagecraft and props for musicals (more at one school than
> at the other).
>
> Facilities:
>
> 1. Each school has an art room (one is only two years old).
> 2. Each art room has a computer and color printer connected to a
> corporation-wide network.
> 3. Each art room has a 19" TV monitor connected to a media retrieval
> system.
> 4. Each art room has a PC to TV converter, and access to a 25 station
> computer lab.
> 5. One art room has one sink and limited storage, the other art room has
> three sinks, ample storage, a separate kiln room and a new kiln.
>
> If you are interested in this position, please contact:
>
> JUDIE POOLE
> Curriculum Coordinator
> Western Boone School Corporation
> 1201 N SR 75
> Thorntown, Indiana 46071-9229
>
> Phone: 765-482-6333
> Fax: 765-482-0890
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Date: Tue, 09 Jun 1998 17:38:29
> From: wendy sauls <wsauls>
> Subject: Re: is anyone "REAL" out there?
>
> At 07:07 PM 6/8/98 -0400, elwood p dowd wrote:
> >was calder a "real" artist or just an over grown kid playing with
> >his toys??? I always had my doubts about this modern "master".
>
> Is ______________________ (fill in blank with name of choice) a "real" person?
>
> Wendy Sauls
> Art Teacher, Kanapaha Middle School, Gainesville, FL
> Doctoral Student, Art Education, Florida State University
> wsauls
> home page: http://grove.ufl.edu/~c4930cqs/home.html
>
> ------------------------------
>
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