Confluence Project-Guilford School Residency

Posted on Jun 5, 2018
Confluence Project-Guilford School Residency

In May 2018, I had the great joy of working with Jen Kramer’s 6th grade class at the Guilford Central School–as part of the Confluence Project–with an arts-integrated residency to understand and celebrate our watersheds. Throughout the week, we studied, designed and created maps which were housed in hand-made journals that documented our journey together. […]

Presenter at the Arts Literacy Institute, 2017

Posted on Aug 18, 2017
Presenter at the Arts Literacy Institute, 2017

In August 2017, the second Arts Literacy Institute took place at the beautiful All Souls Gathering Center, in Shelburne, VT. Over a period of 3 days, 25 teachers from across the state participated in an inspiring and enriching learning laboratory. Using ‘The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind’ by William Kamkwamba as the focal text, participants told their […]

Moonshot Summer Teachers Institute, FL 2017

Posted on Jul 29, 2017
Moonshot Summer Teachers Institute, FL 2017

In July 2017, I was on the presenting team for the second Moonshot Summer Teachers’ Institute (a learning lab for educators) at the Vero Beach Museum of Art in Vero Beach, Florida. Hosted and coordinated by The Learning Alliance, the institute took place over 5 days and was attended by teachers and educators from the […]

Stowe Elementary, VT: Winds of Change

Posted on Apr 13, 2017
Stowe Elementary, VT: Winds of Change

In April 2017, I conducted an arts-integrated residency at Stowe Elementary School through the VT Creative Schools Initiative. Students in the 1st, 4th and 5th grades explored the science of sound, the effect of non-verbal communication, and the power of words. Throughout the ‘Winds of Change’ residency, students understood how voices and facial expressions convey different […]

U32 High School, VT: The Record Project

Posted on Apr 13, 2017
U32 High School, VT: The Record Project

Earlier this spring, I worked with the entire 9th grade team (135 students),  facilitating an arts-integrated residency through the VT Creative Schools Initiative. Looking through the lens of Harper Lee’s To Kill A Mockingbird, students explored the nature of duality and personal integrity in both public and private lives. Over the course of 7 days, […]

Rangoli Residency at River Rock School, Montpelier, VT

Posted on Jan 18, 2017
Rangoli Residency at River Rock School, Montpelier, VT

In January, I completed a weeklong arts-integrated residency at the River Rock School in Montpelier, VT. More information and images can be found at Rangoli Residency at the River Rock School, VT  

Arts & Literacy Institute, Burlington VT

Posted on Sep 9, 2016
Arts & Literacy Institute, Burlington VT

In August 2016, I was part of the presenting team for the Arts & Literacy Institute in Burlington, VT. Over 30 educators from across the region attended the beautiful and powerful learning laboratory, which was hosted by the Flynn Theater and took place at the Bishop Booth Conference Center on the shores of Lake Champlain. […]

Moonshot Summer Teachers Institute, FL 2016

Posted on Jul 30, 2016
Moonshot Summer Teachers Institute, FL 2016

In July 2016, I was part of a fantastic team of presenters for the first Moonshot Summer Teachers’ Institute (a learning lab for educators) at the Vero Beach Museum of Art in Vero Beach, Florida. Hosted and coordinated by The Learning Alliance, the institute took place over 5 days and was attended by teachers and […]

Arts Integrated Residency at the Integrated Arts Academy

Posted on May 1, 2016
Arts Integrated Residency at the Integrated Arts Academy

In May of 2016, I was artist-in-residence at the Integrated Arts Academy in Burlington VT. Working with both 1st grade classes,we integrated visual art with math and social studies while looking at the art and architecture of Antoni Gaudi. The students explored shape, form and patterns in nature, and created some beautiful mosaics which will […]

The Wall: Montpelier High School

Posted on Apr 19, 2016
The Wall: Montpelier High School

In March 2016, I completed an arts-integrated residency at the Montpelier High School, working with students to understand the concept of The Wall. Together with teachers Katy Chabot, Sarah Squier and Cathy Butterfield, we integrated three core-curriculum subjects; biology, English and history and learnt concepts around biological walls, psychological walls (the Harlem Renaissance) and physical […]