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IslandWood

IslandWood

Our Artist in Residence program brings teaching artists of various disciplines, media, cultures, experience, and age to work with elementary school and graduate students alike. Visiting professional artists bring individual and collaborative art projects that enable students to express themselves

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Artist in Residence Program: Exploring Our World Through Art

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Program description

RESIDENCY PROGRAM DETAILS:
  • Length of stay is typically 3 days/2 nights, Monday through Wednesday from October to May
  • Workshops with our 4th – 6th grade students range from 75 to 150 minutes on Tuesday & Wednesday
  • Group size is approximately 10 to 12 students
  • Artists also can offer a professional development workshop for our graduate students and staff
  • Teaching facilities include our art
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Program Detail

Program type: Camp, Professional Development, Workshops & Classes (In-School)
Population served: Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6
Bilingual: No

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“My favorite part was all of it. She was so good, I didn’t want her to go.“

- Zoey (3rd Grade), Wilkes Elementary Classroom Teacher, describing Resident Teaching Artist Vicky Edmonds

“Something new to me was learning I can move my body like a sea creature.”

- Cypress (2nd Grade), Wilkes Elementary Classroom Teacher, describing Resident Teaching Artist Karen Harp-Reed