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Lesson Plans

Artist from each state!

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croberts (b2w6w4kn)
Fri, 17 Sep 1999 13:39:13 -0400

How about primitive or folk artists? How about if they painted from 50's
through 90's but are no longer living? What if several artists from each
state are named.

There was a wonderful primitive artist (Minnie Evans) from Wilmington NC and
I have an excellent lesson that I've used with my students based on her
work, plus I have images of her work....she worked from 50's - 80's.

And there's another artist from Wilmington...Claude Howell who is well known
throughout NC...he did hard edge painting...and Bunki Kramer has a lesson
based on his work.

And there are many others...I would love to share my lesson based on Minnie's been used in elementary, middle and high school classes and the
students love it. I think this is an EXCELLENT idea!

Carolyn Roberts
Kinston High School
Kinston, NC

-----Original Message-----
From: ricki fromkin <fromkinr>
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Date: Friday, September 17, 1999 10:35 AM
Subject: (no subject)

>We've had this posted on the list before, but it is worth repeating -
>This site from Omaha schools is about Karen Kunc and includes
>lesson plans.
>Wouldn't it be wonderful if other states would honor their contemporary
>artists by designing lesson plans around their work.
>I think this is a great idea and maybe some people from the list can get
>together, in all of our spare time (because we all have so much), and
>compile a list of 1 artist from each state whose work we have chosen. A
>lesson plan based upon that artist's work can then be written, and all
>the information can be compiled into a contemporary art education book.
>I'm in.
>Ricki in NJ
>I can use Barbara Kruger who was born in Newark