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St. Bonaventure Feast Day at Cochiti Pueblo

Wednesday, July 14, 2010 | Nancy Walkup

Pueblo Art and Culture at Ghost Ranch in Santa Fe started tonight. Half of our participants are alumni from last year - nice to see everyone again! ...

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International Folk Art Market Sales over $2 Million

Tuesday, July 13, 2010 | Nancy Walkup

The Folk Art Market announced today that sales for the market this past weekend were over $2 million. The artists take home 90% of that, with the remainder used for producing the festival. Estimated a ...

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Personal Shrines from Folk Art Traditions

Monday, July 12, 2010 | Nancy Walkup

Last night our Folk Art Traditions and Beyond participants completed their personal shrines and then shared their meanings with the group at our final meeting (with wine and chocolate pie). Camilla Tr ...

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Ghost Ranch and Georgia O’Keeffe

Monday, July 12, 2010 | Nancy Walkup

Thursday and Friday, our SchoolArts Folk Art Traditions and Beyond seminar traveled north to Abiquiu, New Mexico, to visit two “shrines” to Georgia O’Keeffe. ...

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Folk Art Traditions and Beyond, Part 2

Thursday, July 8, 2010 | Nancy Walkup

Last night artist Marion Martinez led our second hands-on session at Ghost Ranch in Santa Fe. ...

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Folk Art Traditions and Beyond Part 2

Thursday, July 8, 2010 | Nancy Walkup

Here at the SchoolArts seminar, Folk Art Traditions and Beyond, at Ghost Ranch in Santa Fe, our first hands-on activity was working with clay with New Mexico artist Camilla Trujillo. As part ...

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Artisan Cooperatives That Transform Communities

Sunday, July 4, 2010 | Nancy Walkup

We spent the afternoon at the Museum of International Folk Art in Santa Fe for the opening of the museum’s “Gallery of Conscience,” a new space dedicated to exploring contemporary is ...

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Folk Art Traditions and Beyond

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Timex for Design

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Looking for Authors: ClipCards Needed for SchoolArts Magazine

Friday, June 25, 2010 | Nancy Walkup

ClipCards are a feature that have been included in SchoolArts Magazine for some time. The idea was esteemed art educator Laura Chapman's and they have long remained a popular feature. ...

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One Million Bones

Tuesday, June 22, 2010 | Nancy Walkup

Several years ago, SchoolArts featured an article on the Cradle Project, a humanitarian, art-based effort to raise awareness and funds for children with HIV/AIDS in sub-Saharan Africa, founded by Naom ...

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More Success at CEDFA: Bento Boxes

Saturday, June 12, 2010 | Nancy Walkup

Since Historical/Cultural Heritage was a focus of the CEDFA Summit in Austin, we used Japanese and Haitian history and culture (including visual culture) in developing our lessons. ...

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Success at CEDFA

Saturday, June 12, 2010 | Nancy Walkup

Samantha Melvin and I had a great time presenting at the CEDFA (Center for Educator Development in the Fine Arts) Summit in Austin, Texas. ...

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First Things First

Wednesday, June 9, 2010 | Nancy Walkup

Sharon Warwick and I hit Austin today for the CEDFA Summit - where I will be presenting tomorrow and Friday with Samantha Melvin. ...

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Another Photo Taken on the Way to School

Tuesday, June 8, 2010 | Nancy Walkup

Friday I also stopped to take this photo on the way to school. It is a handmade mail box for a commercial garage. I love the aesthetic impulse that causes people to make such things. ...

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Now That School is Out

Sunday, June 6, 2010 | Nancy Walkup

Friday on my way to school (our official last day), I finally stopped to take a photograph. ...

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