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Thesis update: Making Art and Teaching

Hello! My name is Jamie, and I’m a graduate student in my last semester in the Art Education department at CCNY.  I’m also an artist, a Fellow Artist-Teacher at the Joan Mitchell Foundation, and mother to an 8 and an 11 year old. Not long into this semester, my daughter presented me with a motivational … Continue reading

Art Ed Profile: Jasmin Eli-Washington, Part 2

Art Ed Profile: Jasmin Eli-Washington, Part 2

Do you think it’s possible to teach creativity to students? They definitely can learn the technical stuff. There’s no doubt in that. Sometimes it will be difficult to teach the creative part because that’s all experience, like some things you just have to be in that moment of hearing and knowing and doing to be … 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.

Art Ed Profile: Carla E. Reyes

Art Ed Profile: Carla E. Reyes

  How did you get started as an artist and teacher? I had a lot of different incarnations. I first went to the School of Visual Arts (SVA) … but I had no idea how you made money as an artist. That’s one thing my parents didn’t know about. The only thing I really knew … Continue reading

Art Ed Profile: Andy Vernon-Jones

Art Ed Profile: Andy Vernon-Jones

What got you interested in art making? I was interested in art as a way of making things, and I really liked stories, play, and action figures—all that kind of stuff. Drawing didn’t come easily to me when I was younger, so I always felt like, “Aw, I wish I could be an artist, but … Continue reading

Thesis update: Art Assessment

I’m Kelly Martin and I teach at PS75 and work for Studio in a School, I’m British and I paint. I have been immersed in the notion of assessment in art lately, watching an art teacher from the Computer School (who got her Masters last year with the one and only Marit) employing systems like … Continue reading