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Color Symmetry

Tuesday, August 13, 2019 | Nancy Walkup

One of the first early childhood lessons I ever taught as an elementary teacher became one I always taught. It combines imagination with simple color theory and bilateral or line symmetry. It also has ...

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Transformation and Transfiguration

Monday, September 10, 2012 | Nancy Walkup

This past summer, I experienced firsthand the power of art in transformation and transfiguration in both the personal realm and pubic settings. During our recent SchoolArts group tour of Barcelona and ...

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Photo Tips for SchoolArts Authors

Sunday, August 19, 2012 | Nancy Walkup

Often at art education conferences, as the editor of SchoolArts, I give presentations on getting published. If an author has a good idea and good images, that will greatly improve the possibility of p ...

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The Questions Remain the Same

Tuesday, August 14, 2012 | Nancy Walkup

This past weekend a friend gave me two bound volumes of SchoolArts from 1957 and 1958 and I have been enjoying browsing through them. ...

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Naomi Natale and One Million Bones

Monday, July 30, 2012 | Nancy Walkup

One of the presenters NAEA will host this coming March in Fort Worth is Naomi Natale, the founder of the social justice project One Million Bones. ...

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Changing Lives through Folk Art: At the Santa Fe International Folk Art Market

Friday, July 13, 2012 | Nancy Walkup

We're here right now in Santa Fe with our fantastic SchoolArts/CRIZMAC Folk Art Extravaganza group. ...

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Observations on Observations

Friday, May 18, 2012 | Nancy Walkup

Now that the semester is over, I can reflect on my college students' observations on their first observations in public school (they were required to have 28 hours over the semester). I thought I woul ...

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Folk Art Extravaganza: A Trip Around the World in Santa Fe

Wednesday, April 11, 2012 | Nancy Walkup

SchoolArts and CRIZMAC are offering an indepth experience, Folk Art Extravaganza, in conjunction with the Santa Fe International Folk Art Market, July 11-17. We will be housed at the lovely Inn o ...

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Summer Professional Development Opportunities in Santa Fe

Friday, March 30, 2012 | Nancy Walkup

It is my understanding that there is no word for art in most indigenous cultures. John Reyna, a Native American from Taos Pueblo, always stresses this fact about Pueblo languages in his introductions ...

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Seeing the Big Picture

Sunday, March 18, 2012 | Nancy Walkup

Daniel Pink’s Peanut Butter Cup Theory of Innovation: “Sometimes the most powerful ideas come from simply combining two existing ideas nobody else ever thought to unite.” ...

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