Art Ed Jobs & Internships, week of April 22

Jobs: The Lower East Side Tenement Museum is hiring a part-time educator The Macculloch Hall Historical Museum is looking for a Per Diem Museum Educator Archive for Research in Archetypal Symbolism (ARAS) is hiring educators for its summer teen programs MECA High School in Lower Manhattan seeking a Graphic Design Instructor Elmwood Day Camp is … Continue reading

Meditation and building

Today in City Art Lab, students in both groups worked on focus. The Identity group did mindfulness and meditation exercises, practicing centering of the self. They ventured outdoors to continue their cyanotype projects, and wrote personal stories through objects while the cyanotypes developed. The Environment group focused on building out their assemblages, experimenting with materials … Continue reading

Working with objects in new ways

Today was the first session of Rotation 3 — the last rotation before our final art exhibit! In the Identity group, students explored using mindfulness as a way to enhance their art-making practice. Students learned cyanotype, a technique of exposing photographic paper to light. Objects were added on top of the paper, leaving traces and outlines of … Continue reading

Alumni Mary Casey profiled on UFT website

Read about alumni Marilyn Casey and her work teaching art at PS/IS 18! The United Federation of Teachers has featured Marilyn on their website, in an article titled “Have art cart, will travel.” Marilyn talks about her teaching practice and her journey working with PS/IS 18 over the years.

City Art Lab: Public Art and Wheatpaste Murals

Last week our students wrapped up Rotation 2 with some really exciting projects.   In the Environment room, students split into groups and took their batik bandannas around campus. They used the banners, their bodies, and the environment around them to create powerful tableaux to communicate important environmental issues, and captured these moments with iPads. … Continue reading

Art Ed Jobs & Internships, week of April 7

Internships: Brooklyn Museum has several internship positions open  Gallery/Studio Program Summer Intern, Family Programs Summer Intern—Education and Adult Programs Summer ARTS Intern . The Metropolitan Museum of Art is now accepting internship applications for the fall. Creative Time is accepting applications for their paid internships  this summer The Wadsworth Athenaeum is accepting applications for paid summer internships Jobs: Bard Graduate Center is … Continue reading

Experimenting with batik and watercolor

This week’s Environment group learned batik – a technique of blocking out areas of a cloth by drawing with hot wax, then dying the cloth. The wax drawings resist the dye and remain the original color of the cloth. While their work was setting in the dye, students learned about the quilting work and design process of … Continue reading