SchoolArts Magazine

MAR 2009

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All Levels Schoolarts Santa Fe Summer Workshops Nancy Walkup J oin SchoolArts editor Nancy Walkup for one of two extraordinary workshop opportunities this summer in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Folk Art Traditions and Beyond July 7–13, 2009 Folk Art Traditions and Beyond, the first offering, will focus on the sixth annual Folk Art Festival at the Museum of International Folk Art Museum in Santa Fe, with additional emphasis on Georgia O'Keeffe's life and art in New Mexico. Participate in interactive workshops, visit museums, visit Georgia O'Keeffe's home in Abiquiu, and take a landscape tour of Ghost Ranch in Abiquiu, the site of O'Keeffe's first home in New Mexico. Pueblo Indian Art and Culture July 14–20, 2009 Pueblo Indian Art and Culture, the second offering, will take place from July 14 to 20, 2009, and will conclude with a visit to the annual Eight Northern Pueblos Arts and Crafts Show, the largest Native American created and organized outdoor art exhibition and market. Participants will learn about the art and culture of the Pueblo Indians, Native Americans who still live on their ancestral lands. 42 March 2009 SchoolArts We will hear from and work with Pueblo artists and visit museums, a pueblo, and other cultural sites. Practical Considerations Each seminar costs $799.00 and includes six nights at Ghost Ranch in Santa Fe, an adult education and retreat center three blocks from the historic Santa Fe Plaza. Lodging, most meals, field trips, entrance admissions, transportation for field trips, and seminar materials are included. Participants are responsible for transportation to and from Santa Fe. The workshops will be led by three folk art collectors and educators: Nancy Walkup, art teacher and editor of SchoolArts; Myra Walker, art professor at the University of North Texas; and Bill Yarborough, supervisor of student teachers at the University of North Texas. For more information or to register, please contact Sue Rundstrom at (800) 8215145, ext. 223, or Nancy Walkup at nwalkup@verizon.net. Space for each workshop is limited to twenty participants, so don't delay! Ghost Ranch in Santa Fe offers these and many other year-round, cultural and artistic opportunities. Check out their offerings at www. ghostranch.org. Nancy, Myra, and Bill with the 2008 Folk Art Traditions group. An appliqué square made by participant Mary Sheridan. A Participant Speaks "just a personal note of thanks for a week of pure joy and nonstop art pleasure! Your expert, intuitive sense of exactly what inspires, enriches, and enlightens each of us as visual art instructors made Folk art Traditions and Beyond one of the most treasured professional development experiences of my adult life. now I have a curriculum that is replete with fresh, engaging global projects, accompanied by abundant samples to illustrate international creativity, beauty, and craftsmanship. With gratitude for this art teacher's dream workshop in new Mexico!" —Amy Sue McPartlan, 2008 Folk Art Traditions and Beyond participant

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