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Highlights of NAEA New Orleans

Tuesday, March 31, 2015 | Nancy Walkup

The NAEA Elementary Division sponsored six presentations at NAEA New Orleans. Three of these were carousels. In carousels, four or five presenters each sit at a table and give 10 minute presentations, ...

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Navigating your Flight Path

Saturday, March 21, 2015 | Nancy Walkup

Several years ago I was invited to do a TedX talk and came up with program: Ten Lessons from the Hive: What Beekeeping Has Taught Me about Alchemy, Sustainability, and Community.”  ...

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Visiting Oaxacan Master Weaver Nelson Perez Mendoza in Mexico

Thursday, March 19, 2015 | Nancy Walkup

During our SchoolArts/CRIZMAC Folk Art & Culture of Oaxaca, June 26–July 2, 2015 trip to Oaxaca this summer, we'll visit the workshop of weaver Nelson Perez Mendoza. He has an amazing weavin ...

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Top 10 Reasons to Travel with SchoolArts

Thursday, March 19, 2015 | Nancy Walkup

SchoolArts and CRIZMAC! ...

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A Big Relief: Printing with an Asphalt Roller

Wednesday, March 18, 2015 | Nancy Walkup

What happens when an asphalt roller meets large sheets of medium density fiberboard, an abundance of printing ink, and lots of student enthusiasm? It’s a highly visible art event that produces j ...

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Gratitude Cards

Saturday, March 14, 2015 | Nancy Walkup

I was recently a guest at a party to celebrate a family friend’s 16th birthday. The gathering was pretty clearly divided, with the adults congregating in one area and the teenagers peacefully ke ...

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Off the Runway with Tim Gunn

Thursday, March 12, 2015 | Nancy Walkup

Since we didn’t have room in the April issue of SchoolArts magazine to publish Cassie Stephens’ entire interview with Tim Gunn, we are sharing it here. Tim Gunn will be a keynote speaker a ...

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Thinking About Design

Thursday, March 5, 2015 | Nancy Walkup

As a former graphic artist (from the long ago days of press-on type and hand-cut masking film overlays), I have made it a point to include the design of the world around us and the careers thus repres ...

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Not Your Average Toy

Saturday, February 28, 2015 | Nancy Walkup

In the print version of SchoolArts, we don't always have room to show all the student artworks the author has sent us. Since I want to share more images from "Not Your Average Toy," an artic ...

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We're Not in Kansas Anymore!

Monday, February 23, 2015 | Nancy Walkup

This past week I had the honor of participating in Aprendiendo del Arte/Learning from Art with Trina Harlow, Cilau Valadez, and Agustin Cruz Prudencio at the KSU College of Education in Manh ...

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