2023/24 Catalog

Showcasing students’ creative process from planning to development helps people SEE the value of art education. Its importance and purpose become VISIBLE. The resources you use should support this!

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You, your methods, ideas, and strategies are the best contemporary resource available to your fellow art educators. Share your expertise and get published in SchoolArts!

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K12ArtChat the podcast

A podcast for K–12 art educators interested in the latest education innovations and resources. You’ll find tips, tools, and inspiration to keep you connected and moving forward.

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SchoolArts Magazine

Written by and for art educators. This trusted resource promotes excellence and innovation, art advocacy, and professional support for K–12 art educators.

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K–12 Lessons and Resources

Online and in-print resources and curriculum that encourage students to stretch beyond a single idea and keep creation and exploration at the center of art class.

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Committed to Art Educators

Whether you need a complete curriculum or are looking for resources to supplement your existing program—turn to Davis. You face new demands every year. Our materials are specifically designed to support you and your increasingly diverse needs.

K–12 Art Curriculum

Flexible art education resources to meet the needs of every art teacher.

Elementary/Early Childhood

Check out Explorations in Art for an exemplary foundation in the visual arts, Creative Minds for innovative K–5 afterschool programs, and Resource Books to inspire teachers and support emerging artists.

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Middle School

Learn about our two core programs that support Middle School students: Experience Art and Exploring Visual Design. Add to your professional development with our award-winning Resource Books.

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High School

Learn about The Visual Experience or Exploring Visual Design for Art I, and the Davis Studio Series, along with our Resource Books designed for the high-school art educator.

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State Specific Resources

Find state-specific adoption resources and information, including state correlations to our textbooks and evaluation resources. Information is included on each program in both print and digital formats.

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Davis Digital

Davis Digital provides the K–12 Curriculum from Davis Publications online! It’s perfect for remote, traditional, and hybrid classroom environments. The Davis Digital platform allows students and teachers remote or in-class access to lessons, fine art images, videos, and Portfolios from any computer or tablet with an Internet connection. Easily work from home, the classroom, a computer lab, or any combination!

Wondering about the technical requirements? Consult our technical information page.

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eBooks

eBooks

Zoom in on images; search for keywords, such as an artist, element, or principle; and share lessons with parents, colleagues, and supervisor; and much more!

Portfolios

Portfolios

Made for and by art educators, these easy-to-use, intuitive portfolios are perfect for beginners, students, and teachers who have been using portfolios for years!

Lessons

Lessons

The Curriculum Builder helps you customize each lesson, with one convenient place for filing lessons from Davis eBooks, along with your own images, videos, links, and more.

Davis Art Images

Davis Art Images

Choose from more than 35,000 fine art images! Search by artist, culture, medium, element or principle, art movement, theme, and more. Easily compare and contrast any two images.

Student Accounts

Student Accounts

Your students can search through their eBooks, create their own portfolios, check out images you’ve selected for them to review, or research the complete image library.

SchoolArts Magazine

SchoolArts Magazine

The digital version of SchoolArts allows you to search current and past issues by keyword; to share articles and lessons with colleagues; and to easily zoom in on artworks.

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The Latest in School Arts

Mindfulness

March 2024

Art teachers emphasize process-based, expressive arts experiences to help students develop mindfulness and present-moment awareness. Young students create observational paintings of peace while immersing themselves in nature; elementary students participate in a series of multisensory mark-making activities; middle-school students collaborate on a mural inspired by a symbol of interconnectedness; high-school students express gratitude through traditional and digital printmaking; and more.

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Design

Design

January / February 2024
Media Arts

Media Arts

December 2023
Interdisciplinary Connections

Interdisciplinary Connections

November 2023

What’s New

Looking for a place to showcase your student art? We have it. Wondering what new resources are available? It’s here. Be the first to know about what we’re planning—there’s always something new happening at Davis!

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The Mindful Studio

Bring mindfulness and expressive arts practices to the classroom. This new book introduces mindfulness-based expressive arts practices to teachers. Discover a plethora of tools to offer students that will enhance their creative process and encourage them to be open to their emotional life.

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Curricular Considerations in Contemporary Art Education

Coming Soon! The new self-paced course from Davis Professional Development explores strategies for keeping art content and assignments current and relevant. Receive ten hours of professional development with art educator Richard Kim as you rethink curriculum and develop new ways of encouraging students to make art that is authentic and truly their own. Dive into four modules that outline contemporary approaches for designing curricular components.

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2023/24 Davis Catalog

The Davis Catalog is packed with resources to help you showcase your students’ work and make their learning process VISIBLE! As you work on this goal throughout the year, we invite you to explore the many resources Davis provides. Discover the wide variety of digital and print instructional materials that support creative processes and student development. Request a print copy today or browse through it online today!

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RGB/CMY Digital Color Wheel

Coming Soon! Digital media is changing how we teach color theory and design methods. The RGB/CMY digital color wheel poster is a teaching tool based on the science of human vision. Developed to promote digital color understanding, this poster is designed to encourage exploration of color in the context of media arts.

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Curator's Corner

Black History Month: Gee's Bend Quilter

Feb, 26 2024 | Karl Cole

African American artists have had a tremendous influence on the miscellaneous arts in America since before the Civil War (1861–1865). The women of the Gee’s Bend community in Alabama have ...

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Curator's Corner

Black History Month: Beauford Delaney

Feb, 20 2024 | Karl Cole

My Black History Month series continues this week with the artwork of Beauford Delaney. Delaney was one of the few African American artists of his Harlem Renaissance generation who primarily pursued a...

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Article

Co-Editors’ Letter: Mindfulness

Feb, 12 2024 | Jane Dalton and Kristi Oliver

Both mindfulness and art cultivate present-moment awareness of the breath, the body, thoughts, emotions, and creative impulses. The aim of this issue is to provide purposeful experiences to enhance se...

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