June Julian has been exploring tree imagery in her art for several years.
She also has a website (http://www.nyu.edu/projects/julian/) in which
people from all over the world post and respond to ancient trees. She
would have lots of ideas and resources for you if you write her at:
julianj June also lived in Colorado for 15 years and would
connect with your students in this way too. She knows several artists
I often develop art lessons from an exploration of artists of a specific
time and place or who are working with a theme that my students want to
investigate. Then I develop lessons that fosters a similar thinking and
making process to broaden students and my own approaches to art making and
thinking. A connection to place and people is important to make I feel so
that young students see art connected to life.
Karen Keifer-Boyd, Ph.D.
Texas Tech University
Dept. of Art, Box 42081
Lubbock, TX 79409-2081