Posts Tagged 'art'

Meet Artist Claire Reynes

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By: Claire Reynes

When people meet an artist one of the first things they usually ask them is, “what materials do you use?” For a long time I didn’t have an exact answer to that question. I love making art and I love teaching art but I really didn’t have one medium that I felt connected to. During my junior year of college that all changed when I studied abroad in Cortona, Italy through the University of Georgia-Athens art program. It ...

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Think. Explore. Create. Math Masterpieces.

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By: Alix Tonsgard | Early Learning Specialist
Justice Janowski | Art Specialist

Last Friday night DCM was buzzing with anticipation for the opening of the newest installation in the Good Show! Gallery, “Think. Explore. Create. Math Masterpieces.” The exhibit captures the experience of the children from Addison KinderCare engaging in the three stages of the art process. In the gallery you can read quotes from the young artists, see pictures of them working on their depictions, and view their created ...

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Process vs. Product

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The focus of all of our Studio programming is on process-oriented art. What is process-oriented art? Process-oriented, or open-ended, art focuses on the experience of creation and exploration of materials, tools, and even techniques. There are no step-by-step instructions. There is no wrong or right way. art supplies on a table It is self-motivated in that the desire to create comes from the child. The value of the ...

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