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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

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

CCNY Student Chironjit Das wins Connor Award

Chironjit Das, an undergraduate student in the Art Education department, has received a Therese Ralston McCabe Connor Award. These awards go to students at CUNY in the fields of studio art, art history and art education. Students receive tuition support, and are recognized for their outstanding achievement in research and projects as part of their … 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

NYC Art Educator Interview #4: Laura Craft

NYC Art Educator Interview #4: Laura Craft 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

NYC Art Educator Interview #3: Katie Walters

NYC Art Educator Interview #3: Katie Walters 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 share … Continue reading

Guest author: Minority Report

CCNY Art Ed alum, Jasmin Eli-Washington, led a standout activity at the recent Teaching Art Today: #BlackLivesMatter Teach in at the New Museum. Her description of the lesson can be adapted for multiple contexts. Minority Report Why this Exercise?: The goal of this exercise is to create a supportive environment in which the participants can … Continue reading