SchoolArts Magazine

JAN 2019

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jective or portray a person, place, or thing. We used a slab roller to cut out clay into 9 x 9 x ¾" (23 x 23 x 2 cm) pieces, but you could use sticks and rolling pins. Students placed their paper patterns over the clay and lightly traced their designs with a pencil to transfer them. The paper pattern was then removed and students carved away the background of the clay to create a relief. (You can find a demonstration of this process at the Web Link below.) Finally, the tiles were fired, glazed, and fired again. The result? An engaging collaboration between art and geometry. Annemarie Baldauf is an art teacher at Riverview Middle School in Bay Point, California. annemariebaldauf@ sbcglobal.net N A T I O N A L S T A N D A R D Creating: Organize and develop artistic ideas and work. W E B L I N K baldaufbogclayart.blogspot.com/2017/10/tessellation-tile- relief.html A D V O C A C Y A rt All-State (AAS) brings high-school juniors from across Massachusetts to UMass Dartmouth for an intensive two-day collaborative art-making experience, working with teams of professional artists to create installations that explore contemporary themes using limited materials and time. AAS Beginnings AAS began when art teachers in Massachusetts identified a need to create opportunities for high- school students to interact with professional artists as a way to understand what it's like to be an artist working and living in the world today. It also provides exposure to contemporary art and practices in a way that students are not able to receive in a traditional classroom setting. Our tagline is "Limits: No Limits" because we believe that, given limited time and resources, when we work together, the possibilities are limitless. Artworks!, the New Bedford Free Public library, the New Bedford Whaling Museum, and the New Bedford Whaling National Histori- cal Park, along with the city's won- derful galleries, and many public art pieces and murals. With all of the interesting things to explore, it's hard not to be inspired! Facilitating Collaborations AAS is strongly committed to serv- ing adolescents and helping them understand the role of art in their individual lives and in the life of the community. The 144 students selected work with sixteen profes- sional artists to create large-scale installations in thirty-six hours using a limited number of materi- als. Students work in groups of eighteen with two artist mentors per studio group. Each group examines, discusses, and investigates works from local galleries and museums to inspire their collaborative work. The Art All-State Model Kristi Oliver Collaborative Community The notion of " collaborative cre- ative community" runs like a life- line through all aspects of AAS. It provides a shared, lived experience that connects participants, artists, educators, and community members regardless of the year they attended or their specific group project. Suc- cessful community building relies on successful community partner- ships . At its core, AAS is a partner- ship between the Massachusetts Art Education Association and the Col- lege of Visual and Performing Arts at UMass Dartmouth who find in AAS a way to achieve common goals. The Location While attending AAS, the groups visit the New Bedford Art Museum/ AAS provides a small taste of what it's like to engage as part of a creative communit . CONTINUED ON PAGE 37. Pit-Fowls temporary tape art Installation at the CVPA building, UMass Dartmouth, created for AAS by the Tape Art Crew. CONTINUED FROM PAGE 34. Questions? Tweet us @DavisPub, send a Facebook message to @DavisPublications, or send us an email to cmckinstr @davisart.com. Take part in our monthl rt prompts an our work could be featured in SchoolArts magazine, the Davis Advocac lanner, or on the Davis website and social media channels. Joining the fun is eas : P ick a prompt b visiting DavisArt.com/ArtActs or follow us on Facebook and Twitter to learn the new prompt each month. C hoose the media ou'd like to use—an rt for ou like. C reate something awesome tied to the monthl heme. S ubmit your art using the form on DavisArt.com/ArtActs. We'll feature submissions throughout the month on social media and throughout th ear in the magazine and planner. YOU'RE INVITED TO CREATE! ART A TS Advertiser Index Advertiser Page AMACO 44, CIII Bailey 13 Blick Art Materials CIV Davis Publications CII, 14, 37, 41, 42 General Pencil 37 Kiss-Off 41 NAEA 4 L&L Kilns 2 Skutt 1 The SHOP Page Beautiful Stuff from Nature 39 Curator's Corner 39 Documenting Children's 39 Meaning Envisioning Writing, 2nd Ed. 39 The Open Art Room 40 Royalwood 40 SchoolArtsRoom 40 Youth Art Month 40 SCHOOLARTSMAGAZINE.COM 37

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