Monthly Archives: April 2012

My Plate – Hartley Elementary Portland, OR

Healthy Active Schools Initiative received grants for five schools in the Gresham Reynold’s district  to create art to support the promotion and appeal of healthy options.    5 artists were requested to design and complete a mural or signage prompts … Continue reading

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Totems of Natural Science

Third through Fifth grade – 6 classrooms – 150 students and 6 totems- 6 ft  placed above the entrance of Redland Elementary library .

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Windows of Communication

Ann Ott-Cooper,  Art teacher at Jackson Middle School was offered free metal plates by a parent.  Fortunately, I was asked to collaborate  with such an amazing teacher and creative friend.  I carried the plates to our local pub one sunny … Continue reading

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Glass Lamparas

Students worked in groups of 4 to design lanterns that would be sold at the school auction.

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A Fragile World – A Fused Glass World

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Grout Elementary SE Portland,OR made great strides over the past 5 years to introduce 500 students grades 4th and 5th to the Art and Science of glass.  This year I met my final 100 students who had just begun First … Continue reading

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Hello World!

I just want to welcome you to my world of glass.  As a resident artist in Portland, Oregon, I have had the opportunity to reach over a thousand students in the public and private schools.  These are a few of … Continue reading

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Van Gogh in Glass?

I was requested as a resident artist in an elementary school to complete a mural using a crushed glass technique.  Little did I know the teachers would prepare a Van Gogh drawing instead of a simple outline of the 8-year … Continue reading

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