During the summer of 2013, I was the Art Councilor for the Indiana PA Salvation Army Summer Camp. I taught art lessons that related to different famous artists like Vincent Van Gogh, Henri Rousseau, Claude Monet, and Leonardo Da Vinci. In addition to that, I helped lead different groups and helped with transportation to major […]
IUP’s Student Chapter of the National Art Education Association was accepted to present at the NAEA National Convention in San Diego. I was one of the members to be a part of the educators board at the session. Here is the excerpt from the NAEA Convention Schedule that describes our session… 10:00 – 10:50 Student Chapter […]
In the Spring of 2014, I helped to head the NAEA sponsored event: Bright Ideas: Roots and Wings. Indiana University of Pennsylvania NAEA students collaborated with the IUP Museum to design a lesson/studio that focused around their current exhibition. This time, students (grades 3-5th) created an environment found in nature with mixed media based off […]
During my student teaching placement at Hempfield Area School District’s high school in the Fall of 2014, I was granted the opportunity to design a unit around the theme of “selfies”. The Westmoreland Museum of American Art mentioned that they were going to have a juried student exhibition in November with the theme of selfies […]
Members of One Island have visited the Norwin School District multiple times for plastic workshops. Four of our members were alumni of the district so it made setting up workshops very easy. The school was very interested in what we were doing with plastic. I visited during their March Arts Month as well as during Spring Break […]
Every Tuesday night, the Salvation Army held a “Supper Club” where students would be able to come, have dinner, and get to have two lessons – one in art and one in either math or english. They would also have a tutoring time where adults would aide them in their weekly homework. The age of […]
Chalk on the Walk is run by NAEA members and in partnership with the United States Army Corps. of Engineers. This public chalk drawing contest is held every summer and focuses on the theme of water safety at Raystown Lake in Huntingdon County. We have local judges come to rank the drawings and cash prizes are handed to the winners. […]
NAEA collaborated with One Island to travel to Greensburg’s K.A.R.A.T. School of Learning every other Friday for art lessons in 2012. KARAT School of Learning is a charter school that focuses on kinesthetic approaches to learning. We were asked to come in as visiting artist educators and teach the students about the importance of installation art […]
In the summer of 2012, I was enrolled in a study abroad program where we collected plastic off of the local beaches and created a sculpture out of it that is now being exhibited in the UNEXSO Diving Museum.
During my study abroad program in Freeport, Bahamas, we held a workshop to the locals on how to create artwork out of Plastic. Most of the plastic was actually found and recycled off of the beaches.
My very first time at the National Art Education Association Conference.
National Art Education Association hosts this event in the spring. We run a contest in the Oak Grove where students can engage in chalk drawings in order to win prizes.
An One Island Organization event that taught students how to recycle plastics by making art out of it.