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Museum Monday: Using Art in the Classroom -#BLOG Day 169 #artsed #museummonday

March 20 marks the anniversary of Henri Matisse’s exhibition at the Salon des Independants in 1903. Post Impressionism is one of my favorite artistic movements and I am fascinated with the Salon des Independants and its role in art history. 321 more words


2002: I turn 45

2002: For her 21st birthday, I take Kathleen to Canyon Ranch. It’s snowing as we board the plane in Atlanta. As the boarding process continues, it snows harder. 387 more words


Famous Parody Paintings

More famous parody shenanigans this year! I love this project because we can to experiment with all sorts of beautiful colors and paints and the kids love painting their favorite cartoon characters or pop culture icons.

Teacher's Notes

Be Inspired: 03.14.17

There are always flowers for those who want to see them.

~ Henri Matisse

Be Inspired

"Much of the beauty that arises in art comes from the struggle an artist wages with his limited medium." - Henri Matisse

I realise that I haven’t posted anything since my first post three months ago.

I apologise for my absence. Time seems to escape from my grasp ever so easily, like a rug being pulled from beneath my feet. 613 more words


Matisse Inspired Cut-Paper Compositions

In this collage project, little artists choose from pre-cut Matisse-inspired shapes as they make up a story and create a colorful composition.