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Balboa Park, the Place to Go when at NAEA San Diego

Tuesday, February 25, 2014 | Nancy Walkup

My husband, sister, and I were just in San Diego for my brother's wedding but we did manage to squeeze in some time to preview sites to recommend to art teachers coming to NAEA in San Diego in March. ...

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Ocean Awareness Student Contest: Art, Essay, Advocacy

Sunday, February 16, 2014 | Nancy Walkup

When Linda Cabot embarked on a week long sailing trip with her high school aged daughters in 2009 to make a family documentary about environmental issues impacting the Gulf of Maine, she had no idea t ...

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Less is More: A HIgh School Studio Lesson

Thursday, February 13, 2014 | Nancy Walkup

As educators we need to explore a variety of open-ended projects that motivate students to increase their personal expression and knowledge, as well as increase their skills.    ...

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Taking a Stand: A Middle School Studio Lesson

Wednesday, February 12, 2014 | Nancy Walkup

The long, thin figures of Alberto Giacometti (1901-1966) have become famous symbols of modern sculpture.  ...

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Let china.porsche Take You for a Spin

Tuesday, February 11, 2014 | Nancy Walkup

A Porsche is a particular object of desire in China—an alluring “gold ring” of modern consumer status. ...

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The Virginia Project: Skateboard Graphics

Tuesday, February 11, 2014 | Nancy Walkup

Each year, one of my first projects is a line design project that I found on “Skateboard Deck Graphics,” by Conni Murray. When I researched professional skateboard artists on Google I disc ...

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Responding to Art

Friday, February 7, 2014 | Nancy Walkup

As do many art teachers, I wear many hats. In addition to being the editor of SchoolArts, I am the director of the North Texas Institute for Educators on the Visual Arts at the University of North Tex ...

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Climb Aboard the Dream Rocket

Wednesday, February 5, 2014 | Nancy Walkup

To what heights can your students' dreams go? ...

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A Great Performance

Tuesday, February 4, 2014 | Nancy Walkup

High School AP Studio Art class plans their final semester exhibit in Pewaukee, Wisconsin. ...

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Visiting and Revisiting the Inside Out Project

Monday, February 3, 2014 | Nancy Walkup

Right now, the Inside Out Project is set up to take photo portraits at the Dallas Contemporary in Dallas, Texas. You can go and have your photo taken at no cost for the exhibit. There is a photo booth ...

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