Lesson #1: Show your students that art is a universal form of expression, as elemental as speaking or singing
Lesson #2: Beware of suppressing a child’s creativity with academic training
Lesson #3: Stage exhibitions of your students’ works to encourage their self-confidence
Lesson #4: Introduce art history with modern art (not the Old Masters)
Lesson #5: Work to cultivate creative thinkers, not professional artists
I can’t think of a safer place to explore complex emotions for the first time than inside the pages of a book, while sitting in the lap of a loved one.
Rediscovered art by residential-school pupils paints a portrait of survival. “This weekend will see the artwork returned in a repatriation ceremony in Port Alberni that will elevate the children’s art to the level of cultural artifacts.”