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Experiencing Paper

Wednesday, April 27, 2016 | Nancy Walkup

It’s not every day you are invited to attend a workshop with an internationally known artist. Crystal  Wagner came to Southeast Missouri State University to create an installati ...

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Fool the Eye Photography

Wednesday, April 27, 2016 | Nancy Walkup

Two years ago I had the privilege of having a wonderful student teacher named Laura Klein from the art education program at Northern Illinois University. NIU is my alma mater, so I was more than enthu ...

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Santa Fe Japanese Cultural Festival

Saturday, April 16, 2016 | Nancy Walkup

Today in Santa Fe we went to the 12th Annual Japanese Cultural Festival, held at the convention center. It is fantastic to live in a place that is so multicultural -  I think there is some kind o ...

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Art Stronger than Hate: Artoonist Issa Nyaphaga

Thursday, April 14, 2016 | Nancy Walkup

Yesterday I had the fortunate opportunity to meet and observe an artist working with students at the Eldorado Community School in Santa Fe, at the invitation of art teacher Roni Rohr. Issa Nyaphaga is ...

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The Best Big Ideas: Boyer's Human Commonalities

Tuesday, April 12, 2016 | Nancy Walkup

Famed educator Ernest Boyer's Human Commonalities represent eight things all humans on this earth have in common. No matter what nationality, tribe, culture, or time period we associate with, we can a ...

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Chasing Dreams: A Dynamic Children's Art Show at the Museum of International Folk Art

Sunday, April 10, 2016 | Nancy Walkup

Today I had the joy of attending the opening of a fantastic art exhibition of art from children in the MOIFA/Ames After School Program at the Museum of International Folk Art Museum (MOIFA) in Sa ...

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SchoolArts Magazine: The Green Issue

Tuesday, April 5, 2016 | Nancy Walkup

Art teachers have the honorable and well-deserved reputation of creatively using and reusing all and any art-making materials with their students. Whether your students are recycling, upcycling, or us ...

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Join SchoolArts Magazine and CRIZMAC for Folk Art & Culture of Oaxaca

Monday, March 28, 2016 | Nancy Walkup

In addition to exploring the amenities of the city, you will visit thriving folk art villages where talented artists create fabulous woodcarvings, textiles, and pottery. You’ll have the opportun ...

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Meeting SchoolArts Authors at NAEA Chicago

Thursday, March 24, 2016 | Nancy Walkup

This year at NAEA Chicago, I was able to spend more time in the SchoolArts/Davis Publications booth in the commercial exhibits than I usually do. I made sure that every SchoolArts author who came by t ...

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Visiting Zeny and Rina Fuentes in Oaxaca, Mexico

Thursday, March 24, 2016 | Nancy Walkup

It isn't too late to join the SchoolArts/CRIZMAC's Folk Art & Culture of Mexico in Oaxaca, Mexico June 26-July 2. 2016. One of our stops will be the home and workshop of noted folk artists Zeny an ...

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