City Art Lab is up and running!

City Art Lab is up and running!

Last Wednesday, we welcomed the teens to City College for our first session of City Art Lab. As always, throughout the semester our teaching artists and students will be exploring a resonating theme through art making. This year, the chosen themes were Roots/History and Transformation. So exciting! Our first day was energetic as we got … Continue reading

Alex the Wandering Hermit

So, I find myself writing about…. myself… again. It seems Art Ed. really forces you to examine not only what you love and the society you live in, but also to examine oneself in every aspect of one’s life that is humanly possible. Which is good!?… So here we go! My name is Alex Fernandez. … Continue reading

NYC Art Educator Interview #2: David Bowles!

NYC Art Educator Interview #2: David Bowles The field of Art Education is large and encompasses everything from art teachings in traditional schools, to teaching artists, to museum educators, to administrators in art education non-profits. There are different paths that one can take to get to these positions. This informal interview is designed to help … Continue reading

City Art Lab registration is open for Spring 2015!

Registration is now open for City Art Lab, a FREE after school art program for New York City teens!  Participants will explore a wide variety of art materials and processes in this 12-session program, presented by Creative Art Works and City College.   When: Wednesdays 4:15-6:45pm, February 11 – May 13 Where: The Art Ed. Program … Continue reading

NYC Art Educator Interview #1: Olivia Buscarino!

NYC Art Educator Interview #1: Olivia Buscarino! The field of Art Education is large and encompasses everything from teaching art in traditional schools, to teaching artists, to museum educators, to administrators in art education non-profits. There are different paths that one can take to get to these positions. These interviews are designed to help share the … Continue reading

Integrating Text and Image – Tackling The Post Modern Principles of Art

A research based, inter-disciplinary practice, that goes from the personal to the political, is often integral to the Contemporary artist’s practice. This semester, we examined how our own histories and environments have shaped us, and gave voice to these individual stories through photographic and text based work.  As we presented these in class, we considered the Post Modern Principles, which we found better … Continue reading