In July 2016 and 2017, I facilitated two community arts workshops for the Teaching Artist Summer Forum at the Lincoln Center, NYC. Intermediate-level teaching artists (in the community purpose thread) created colorful lanterns during the morning session, and in the afternoon we all traveled down to the Lincoln Square Neighborhood Center, where a group of […]
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 […]
A Journey Across Boundaries is currently showing at the Chandler Art Gallery, Randolph VT and runs from June to September 2016. Curated by Gowri Savoor and Angelo Arnold, the show features the work of 1o regional artists including Angelo Arnold, Galen Cheney, Jason Galligan-Baldwin, Karen Henderson, Rachel Moore, Gowri Savoor, Jason Swift and Mary Zompetti, […]
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 […]
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 […]
In March 2016, I had the opportunity to work with 3rd grade teachers Jen Taylor, Shannon Redmon and Emily Ross along with their students, for an arts-integrated residency through the Community Engagement Lab. Over 7 days, we learnt about weather hazard mitigation through the visual arts; investigating architecture, roofing styles and town design around the […]
In February 2016, Allen Brook School in Williston VT, hosted their first school-wide lantern parade and created luminaries reflecting the theme of Winter’s Peace. Students from Pre-K through 2nd grade participated in the procession, which culminated with cocoa and cookies back at the school.