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Photoshop Proofs and Movie Spoofs

Tuesday, February 19, 2019 | Nancy Walkup

When selecting projects for students, it’s always good to know what will connect them to their own visual/material culture. I have learned that what worked for students 10 years ago will probabl ...

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The Wonderful World of Fractals

Tuesday, February 12, 2019 | Nancy Walkup

Do you aspire to implement innovative ways to incorporate S.T.E.A.M. into your K-12 Arts curriculum? Fractals are an engaging way to celebrate the arts, sciences, and mathematics. Furthermore, fractal ...

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What is Media Art?

Friday, February 8, 2019 | Nancy Walkup

Just what is media art? The concept may be confusing, as media can be both traditional and contemporary, but its acceptance as embracing new forms of technology is supported by the National Art Educat ...

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Beads & Seeds: A STEAM Design Challenge

Wednesday, January 23, 2019 | Nancy Walkup

In Santa Fe, New Mexico, we have an abundance of world-class museums and cultural attractions. Such a wealth often affords collaborations between different institutions and local schools. ...

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The Amplifier Foundation: Using Art for Social Change

Monday, January 14, 2019 | Nancy Walkup

Amplifier is a design lab that builds art to amplify the voices of grassroots movements. We work with our community of social change partners to build symbols, language, and distribution strategies th ...

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Tres Culturas: Exploring the Artistic Spirit of Santa Fe and Taos

Saturday, January 12, 2019 | Nancy Walkup

You are invited to join Stevie Mack and I July 14-21, 2019, for Tres Culturas: Exploring the Artistic Spirit of Santa Fe and Taos. You will experience the spectacular scenery of Northern New Mexico wh ...

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Popping Up in La Joya ISD

Saturday, January 12, 2019 | Nancy Walkup

This past week I was honored to present Davis Digital's online curriculum to teachers in the South Texas district of La Joya, along with Kristen Marstaller. You can find the lesson we used as a hands- ...

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Nancy With Co Presidents Of Waea Tracy

Sunday, January 6, 2019 | Nancy Walkup

When I was invited to present a keynote at the Washington Art Education Association (WAEA) state conference in Tacoma, Washington, I was pleased to discover that their conference theme would be E ...

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Making Connections through Recycling

Friday, December 7, 2018 | Nancy Walkup

The Recycle Santa Fe Art Festival, the country’s largest and oldest recycled art market,is held at the Convention Center every November. It is dedicated to showcasing art created from discarded ...

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Art Saves Lives: Art for Social Change

Thursday, November 29, 2018 | Nancy Walkup

In March 2015, the National Art Education Association (NAEA) adopted a position statement on Art Education and Social Justice. It supports the belief that art can provide a meaningful catalyst to enga ...

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