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Stretch & Explore with Studio Habits of Mind

Thursday, February 12, 2015 | Nancy Walkup

When I taught elementary art, I usually had certain materials and supplies on my tables that students could use at any time: boxes of all kinds of scrap papers, wall paper, fabrics and trims, glue, ho ...

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David Bradley and a Celebration of Pueblo Art and Culture

Sunday, February 8, 2015 | Nancy Walkup

Experience the spectacular scenery of New Mexico and learn about the rich cultural history and artistic vitality of the Pueblo Indians. Centuries ago, ancestral Pueblo people settled and flourished al ...

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The First Storyteller

Thursday, January 22, 2015 | Nancy Walkup

If you join SchoolArts and CRIZMAC this summer in Santa Fe for our Celebration of Pueblo Art and Culture, you’ll get to see the most famous, first one made by Cochiti Pueblo artist Helen Cordero ...

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Visiting Master Artists in Oaxaca: Come Join Us

Thursday, January 15, 2015 | Nancy Walkup

One of the places our SchoolArts/CRIZMAC Oaxaca Folk Art seminar will visit in July is the compound of Agustin Cruz Prudencio, his father Agustin Cruz Tinoco, and his family. They all live and work to ...

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Serious Thinking about Art

Tuesday, January 13, 2015 | Nancy Walkup

Way back during my first university experience, I had a professor who was known for his blistering public critiques of student artwork. I remember a fellow student bursting into tears and running ou ...

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Join Us for a Celebration of Pueblo Indian Art and Culture

Sunday, January 11, 2015 | Nancy Walkup

Did you know that the Pueblo Indians of New Mexico are some of the few Native American peoples who have never left their ancestral lands? Join SchoolArts and CRIZMAC in Santa Fe in July for our C ...

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See you in New Orleans for NAEA 2015?

Friday, January 9, 2015 | Nancy Walkup

As I was born and raised in Louisiana, I am definitely looking forward to returning and sharing its unique art, culture, food, and music with our members in New Orleans for the NAEA National Conventio ...

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Visiting Pueblo Artist Roxanne Swentzell

Friday, January 9, 2015 | Nancy Walkup

One of the places we’ll visit this summer with our SchoolArts/CRIZMAC seminar, A Celebration of Pueblo Indian Art and Culture, is artist Roxanne Swentzell’s Tower Gallery, just north of Sa ...

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The Art of Advocacy

Thursday, December 18, 2014 | Nancy Walkup

I still remember when I first realized that I alone was responsible for advocacy for my art program. At the beginning of my first teaching position I naively assumed my principal would be pleased to k ...

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Visiting Josefina Aguilar in Oaxaca

Wednesday, December 17, 2014 | Nancy Walkup

On our folk art trip to Oaxaca, Mexico, next July, we will visit many folk artists in their homes. Josefina Aguilar and her sisters are Oaxaca's most important female clay artists. Museums, galle ...

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