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Art Context: In Providence: Wendy Ewald, David Henry Oct 2002

Art Context: In Providence: Wendy Ewald, David Henry

Journals

Exhibition Notes, Number 19, Summer 2002. Beginning in late February and continuing throughout the remainder of the semester, Wendy Ewald visited Michelle Silvia’s classroom of special–education students at the Carl G. Lauro Memorial Elementary School in Providence. The photographs and videos of the children learning to read and the patterns used in classroom lessons are the result of a three-way collaboration— teacher, students, and artist. The following questions were posed to Wendy Ewald and Michelle Silvia by David Henry, Head of Education at The RISD Museum.


Art Context: 15 Minutes: The Ballad Of Then And Now, Paintings By David Wayne Mcgee, David Henry, David Wayne Mcgee Mar 2002

Art Context: 15 Minutes: The Ballad Of Then And Now, Paintings By David Wayne Mcgee, David Henry, David Wayne Mcgee

Journals

Exhibition Notes, Number 16, Winter 2001. During the fall of 2001, McGee moved to Providence from his home in Houston, Texas, to be the Art ConText artist in residence. Given the challenge of introducing people at the Olneyville Branch of the Providence Public Library to The RISD Museum, McGee did what he does best: he painted. The following interview with David Henry, Head of Education at The RISD Museum, was conducted a month before the paintings were to be hung.


Design's Community Of Knowledge: Identifying And Organizing Design's Fundamental Concepts To Support Teaching And Learning, William R. Benedict Mar 2002

Design's Community Of Knowledge: Identifying And Organizing Design's Fundamental Concepts To Support Teaching And Learning, William R. Benedict

Proceedings of the 18th National Conference on the Beginning Design Student

The words we use and the concepts they represent affect how we see, think and talk about the world. Each community of knowledge (e.g., Architecture, Physics, Sociology, etc.) has a language that is specific to that community or discipline. Membership in a community of knowledge involves learning the community's language and developing an understanding of the concepts that it identifies. Our level of understanding of a community's language can either obscure or clarify-it can help or hinder communication. The degree to which we understand the language and concepts of a community of knowledge is directly related to ...


The Space Of Mondrian, Lori Brown Mar 2002

The Space Of Mondrian, Lori Brown

Proceedings of the 18th National Conference on the Beginning Design Student

How does one introduce a beginning design student to spatial concepts and spatial ways of seeing? As John Hejduk states the architect begins from the abstract - a world of ideas, of concepts, of aspirations - and gravitates toward built form. Students must first see and critically assess and question this abstract world before they can make the jump toward the real world. They arrive with so many misconceptions about architecture yet have no conceptions about the abstract world.


While Mind Dances With Heart: Nurturing Design Vocabularies Through Personal And Cultural Identities, Shenglin Chang Mar 2002

While Mind Dances With Heart: Nurturing Design Vocabularies Through Personal And Cultural Identities, Shenglin Chang

Proceedings of the 18th National Conference on the Beginning Design Student

Although there are many ways of approaching design. my aims "in teaching young student designers was to have them understand the importance of finding the balance between the intuitive with the rational." (Mirochnik, 2000: 65) The approach that I take in teaching my beginning landscape design studio is one in which I draw upon my former career as a dancer/ choreographer. I have found that within the process of creating and performing dance, the rational and the visceral constantly intersect: choreography and performance are processes in which the mind dances with the heart. I educate my beginning design students to ...


Educating Emerging Vision, Marcella Eaton, Karen Wilson Baptist Mar 2002

Educating Emerging Vision, Marcella Eaton, Karen Wilson Baptist

Proceedings of the 18th National Conference on the Beginning Design Student

Learning to see requires practice, risk-taking, and a deliberate awakening of conscious perception. Vision which can be interpreted as an integrated human capacity that emerges from the world of lived experience, is participatory and engaged rather than detached and observatory. Learning to look - vision- is deeply subjective, emerging from experience and critical consciousness. When vision becomes clear, students become aware of what was once hidden, lost, or invisible to them. Awakened vision requires a response. Educators must teach learners to balance their vision with action.channeling 'seeing' as a force against fear, and isolation, (that so often occurs in the ...


Intelligent Shape Sorting, Esther Dudley Mar 2002

Intelligent Shape Sorting, Esther Dudley

Proceedings of the 18th National Conference on the Beginning Design Student

It is a familiar scene. Each September brings its new crop of would-be graphic designers, diverse in their experiences and ambitions, brought together in the lecture theatre by an appointment on their induction calendar; indicating an introduction to design research. It is my task to explain the pattern that this study will take in the opening modules. In this first year of study design research will take place on Wednesdays, regardless of studio projects It will constitute a certain number of lectures and tutorials, concluding with a specified brief which represents the first phase of assessment. As the routine unfolds ...


Design As Language, Patrick Louis Carrico Mar 2002

Design As Language, Patrick Louis Carrico

Proceedings of the 18th National Conference on the Beginning Design Student

Good design has many faces; one is articulated well by the principals of Gestalt, while another is formed by tradition and style. When teaching design, it is important to delineate between the two. What makes the Mona Lisa universal and the cover of "Staying Alive" doomed is that the former uses good design grammar; and the latter uses an obsolete design dialect. Understanding their difference is integral in deciding the line between less expressive designs, like commercial design, and the design layer of a cathartic painting. Design is a language.


Bounding Space, Jeffrey L. Day, Brian T. Rex Mar 2002

Bounding Space, Jeffrey L. Day, Brian T. Rex

Proceedings of the 18th National Conference on the Beginning Design Student

The cognition and description of spatial conditions are essential components of any foundation for design and the visual arts. However, the ability to discern subtle spatial distinctions and the limits of spatial boundaries is often clouded by habit and apparent familiarity with the conditions in question. For example, one thinks one "knows" the spatial make-up of one's bedroom, but can one real ly see the space of the room from a position outside of this perceived familiarity? Can pre-cognitive knowledge be converted into critical understanding? Or, to invert the question, how can one know a space that one sees ...


The Great American Spirit, Phyllis George, Kentucky Folk Art Center Jan 2002

The Great American Spirit, Phyllis George, Kentucky Folk Art Center

Kentucky Folk Art Center Exhibition Catalogs

2002-2003 Kentucky Folk Art Center exhibition catalog of folk art depicting the events of September 11, 2001.


Enterprise Ireland: Student Creativity Day Design Competition, Peter Dee Jan 2002

Enterprise Ireland: Student Creativity Day Design Competition, Peter Dee

Other resources

Peter Dee - Strategic Design & Marketing Consultant, was responsible for the design and development of the brand identity for the Enterprise Ireland Student Creativity Day which was used on business cards, letterhead, appliction forms, information literature, large format posters, t-shirts and website. Competing in multi-disciplinary teams, students provided an innovative & creative solution to an exacting design brief. The design brief reflected the following themes: interface, learning, science, media, communications and fashion. The design jury included representatives of Irish business and IDI members.


The Use Of Aesthetics In A Comprehensive Art Curriculum, Michelle Lynn Loudermilk Jan 2002

The Use Of Aesthetics In A Comprehensive Art Curriculum, Michelle Lynn Loudermilk

Theses, Dissertations and Capstones

This study focuses on using aesthetics in the art education curriculum. It also suggests a variety of approaches through which art educators may implement aesthetics in the classroom. Discussions of aesthetics were found in writings of Plato and Aristotle and continue to this day. Philosophers have defined aesthetics as a theory of the beautiful. Educators took this idea a step further in developing curricula and methods of educating that include aesthetics. It has been said in art education literature that aesthetics gives those who practice it a more complete understanding of art. To show the extent of benefits that aesthetics ...


Teaching About Chemical Resistant Gloves With Educational Exhibits, Linda Manikowske, Janis Stone, Brecca Farr, James Wilson, Wendy Wintersteen Jan 2002

Teaching About Chemical Resistant Gloves With Educational Exhibits, Linda Manikowske, Janis Stone, Brecca Farr, James Wilson, Wendy Wintersteen

Entomology Publications

Educational exhibits are often used for teaching at farm and home shows or other expositions. This study determined factors that promoted learning from an educational exhibit on chemical resistant gloves for handling pesticides. An "active" exhibit where participants tried on gloves was compared to a "static" version without this activity. "Talking to staff" at the exhibit was most important in attracting attention and helping to learn about glove safely followed by "getting hands measured" and "trying on gloves." rightly percent indicated that they had read fact sheets provided at the exhibit and 32.5% shared fact sheets with others. Sixty-nine ...


Comparison Of The Fashion Adopted By Young Women In The United States And South Korea In The 1970s , Eundeok Kim Jan 2002

Comparison Of The Fashion Adopted By Young Women In The United States And South Korea In The 1970s , Eundeok Kim

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

The purpose of this study is first, to describe the fashion adopted by young women within two different cultures---the United States and Korea---in the 1970s; second, to analyze qualitatively the differences and similarities of the fashion in the two cultures, and third, interpret the reasons for the similarities and differences in historical, cultural, and socio-psychological contexts.;This study adopted a qualitative approach. The procedures were as followings: First, examining magazines and compiling a stimulus set to use during interviews, second preliminary interviews, third sample selection, fourth, data collection, and finally data analysis. For data collection, in-depth interviews with open-ended questions ...


Ballet Russe De Monte Carlo, Virginia Heaven Dec 2001

Ballet Russe De Monte Carlo, Virginia Heaven

Virginia Heaven

Consultant Costume Curator, Exhibition Planning


Welcome To Geneva: A Trip Through History, Virginia Heaven Dec 2001

Welcome To Geneva: A Trip Through History, Virginia Heaven

Virginia Heaven

Consultant Curator


The Literary Elephant, Maggie Peeno Dec 2001

The Literary Elephant, Maggie Peeno

Maggie Peeno

No abstract provided.