Art Toolkit

Teaching artists and CAM educators provide art-making tutorials for kids and artists of all ages.

The Stars in My Streets

For this activity, we will use materials and processes similar to the Kahlil Robert Irving’s Star Wars [{street wars}] to create a clay tile, including rolling out clay slab and debossing the tile using recycled materials.

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In the Garden

Use origami techniques to construct paper flowers and butterflies inspired by Ebony G. Patterson’s poetic work ...and the dew cracks the earth, in five acts of lamentation...between the cuts...beneath the leaves...below the soil…

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Flower Power

Inspired by the dancing flowers found in Rachel Youn’s installation Gather, create your own kinetic sculpture with this accessible activity using simple materials.

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Clean Green Floral Machine

Create a kinetic sculpture inspired by the dancing flowers found in Rachel Youn’s installation Gather. Using cardboard and a chromatography technique on coffee filters, simple materials are converted to hand-operated moving artworks.

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A Social Medium

After looking at Kahil Robert Irving’s collage, create your own social media collage that captures an alternative form of self-portrait.

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