Category Archives: Advocacy Idea

Giving Time to Twitter

Sometimes we do things without fully knowing where they will lead us, but we do them anyway! Maybe we’re curious, maybe we’re adventurous, or maybe we’re a little bit of both! For me, as an artist, doing is what leads to the knowing. … Continue reading

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A Breath of Fresh Air!

I just gotta say, kids are awesome! My students, in particular, are especially awesome. Six of my middle schoolers set up this year’s art installation, Aero for our Art is Elemental fire/air unit. My trust-worthy colleague and friend, and three … Continue reading

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Happy Earth Day!

One of my middle school student’s parents works for the General Services Administration at the Federal Building in Philadelphia, and contacted me about doing an art display in her building in honor of Earth Day.  As a mom of one of … Continue reading

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Filled with Thanks and Gratitude

This past Saturday, we hosted our fourth Empty Bowls Dinner to benefit The Foodbank of South Jersey. Our Empty Bowls Dinners have become quite the community event, and they always leave everyone feeling full inside – not just with yummy … Continue reading

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Join us for an Empty Bowls Dinner!

The HTHS Art Students and 2013 Swim Team are hosting an Empty Bowls Dinner!  Saturday, February 9th from 5:30 – 8pm in the High School Cafeteria. $10 per person Come join us for a Pasta Pot Luck community dinner and … Continue reading

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Get it Out There! – Showing Student Work Outside of School

Two of my students had their work selected to be on display at the New Jersey Center of Performing Arts Winter Exhibit, in Newark, NJ. The theme is “Mixed Media”, for which 30 Pieces were selected from the pool of … Continue reading

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Planning a Conference!

The Art Educators of New Jersey (AENJ) is New Jersey’s Art Ed. organization with over 1,150 members. I currently serve on the Executive Board as the President Elect and am also the Conference Co-Chair. My colleague, Ellen and I are … Continue reading

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Our Dinner Party Brunch

Beginning in March, my students learned about Judy Chicago’s, “The Dinner Party”. For our ceramics unit, the students were required to create a three piece place setting that was a symbolic tribute to a significant person in their life. That … Continue reading

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What a Day!

Today, nine middle school students, seven high school students, and my colleague Mrs. Ellis, volunteered their time to set up the middle school art show and this year’s school wide art installation, “Tapped – a message from a bottle”. “Tapped” … Continue reading

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HS Art Show!

Our HS Art Show will be on display this year in the media center where they hold the monthly Board of Education Meetings.  (Strategic planning…and very intentional!)  The show will feature the work created by the students in my creative … Continue reading

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