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Friday 1:30-2:30 50 min workshops Group A

A1
Using Joman Pottery for Inspiration by Shelly Trewolla strewolla@hotmail.com HS
Vessels from the Jomon period in Japan can be used for creative inspiration for pottery that combines multiple coil forming techniques from construction to decoration. Limit 30

A2
Bring Mexico Into Your Classroom by Kerma H. Crouse kcrouse@gckschools.com Elem.
A CRUSMAC/Cemanahuac Educational Community scholarship provided me with two fantastic weeks learning the language, art and culture of Mexico. I will share experience and ideas for use in your classroom. Limit 30

A3
Color Wheel Alternatives by Linda Nelson-Bova nelsonbova@yahoo.com Level 6-12
Do you need new ideas to teach color theory? Are you tired of the same old circular color wheel? Come and see some of the things that I have used in my Design classes over the years. Limit 30

A4
Soups on! Empty Bowls Supper by Jean Regier jregier@usd309ks.org K12
An Empty Bowls Supper is a valuable learning experience for students and a service for your community as well. I will give a power point that explains the entire process from student production of bowls, producing the supper and benefitting the soup kitchen. Limit 30 repeated

Friday 2:30-3:20
Group B

B1
Beyond Filters: Building Image Impact with Photoshop Layers and Blending Modes by Carolyn Berry cberry@usd497.org HS & College
Learn how to combine hand drawn, painted and source images in Adobe Photoshop using layer blending modes to create imagery that goes beyond filters and traditional compositing techniques. Limit 30 repeated

B2
Katie and Casi’s Guide to Student Teaching by Casi Graves and Katie Morris cgraves@usd462.org K12
They will be sharing stories and learning experiences from their semester as student teachers, as well as create care packages with lessons, ideas, etc. Limit 30

B3
Playing Around with Art History by Tara Lightle taralightle@yahoo.com Elem & M
Have a hard time getting students excited about art history and thing about the style of art they are studying? Come play along in this session and you can have your students comparing styles, guessing about forgeries, remembering facts they have learned about an artist’s life….. The games can be adjusted for a variety of age levels and can be developed for a variety of artists! Limit 30 repeated

B4
Soups on! Empty Bowls Supper by Jean Regier jregier@usd309ks.org K12
An Empty Bowls Supper is a valuable learning experience for students and a service for your community as well. I will give a power point that explains the entire process from student production of bowls, producing the supper and benefitting the soup kitchen. Limit 30 repeated

Friday 3:30-4:20
Group C

C1
Yoga for You and Your Classroom by Karen Matheis Kitmath@sunflower.com All
This participatory workshop will give teachers simple yoga techniques that can be used at home or with your students in the art room. No special clothing or experience of yoga is required. Limit 30


C3
Fantasy Facebook: Communicating Self-Identity to Friends by Amber E. Ward rayamber@sbcglobal.net M & HS
Influential cultural sources inform adolescents’ aesthetic choices when communicating self-identity on Fantasy Facebook. This research translates theory into practice and advocates for meaningful curriculum and authentic instruction. Limit 25
C4
Values and Visual Culture by Mary Sue Foster marysue.foster@gmail.com MS, HS, HE
In this unit which connects personal values with visual culture, pictures and words selected from advertizing used to sell food are adapted metaphorically by students to describe their values, personality and preferences. Limit 30

C5
Beyond Filters: Building Image Impact with Photoshop Layers and Blending Modes by Carolyn Berry cberry@usd497.org HS & College
Learn how to combine hand drawn, painted and source images in Adobe Photoshop using layer blending modes to create imagery that goes beyond filters and traditional compositing techniques. Limit 30 repeated

C6
Playing around with Art History by Tara Lightle taralightle@yahoo.com Elem & MS
Have a hard time getting students excited about art history and thinking about the style of art they are studying? Come play along in this session and you can have your students comparing styles, guessing about forgeries, remembering facts they have learned about an artist’s life. The games can be adjusted for a variety of age levels and can be developed for a variety of artists! Limit 30 repeated

C7
Integrating Technology in Art by So Choi sychoi@bluevalleyk12.org Elem
Explore ways to implement technology into art lessons to enhance student learning and maintain student engagement. This workshop will provide exposure to the various uses of technology assess new learning. Limit 15

Friday 1:30-2:50 80 min workshops
Group D

D1
Filipino Parol by Julie Swanson Davis j.davis@dickblick.com Elem & M
In the Philippines, during the Festival of Lights, parol (puh-roll), or star-shaped lanterns, symbolize the victory of light over darkness as well as hope and goodwill. Participants will create parol with natural reed, translucent rice paper and liquid watercolor. Displayed in a window or hanging from a light fixture, they make colorful, festive decorations for any season. Limit 35 repeated

D2
Early Childhood Creative Adventures and Make a Mini Book (K-6) by Jackie Lichius jackie_lichius@sbcglobal.net Elem
Attendees will be introduced to Crayola Dream Makers Early Childhood guide, designed for early childhood experiences in art. In addition, a mini accordion book connecting art and language arts will be created for K-6. Limit 35

D3
How I Use the SMART Board Teaching Art by Sondra Horning hornings@usd308.com Elem
I will share how I use the SMART Board in my teaching of elementary art. Limit 14

D4
Art Foldables by Lisa Findley lfindley65@sbcglobal.net Elem
If you are looking for a new tool to engage students, this workshop is for you. Come see the power of 3-D interactive graphic organizers designed by Dinah Zike. Foldables organize content and make art concepts easier for students to grasp. We will make tons of art foldables and view my projects that correlate with the organizers. Lime 25 Cost $1.00 to presenter

D5
Photoshop Animations by Greg Schieszer weschies@smsd.org MS & HS
Introduce your students to a little art history, Photoshop collage and animation techniques and have some fun – all at the same time! Limit 14 repeated

D6
Kaleidoscopes by Elizabeth Doxon All
Using recycled and inexpensive items you will make a beautiful colorful kaleidoscope. Limit 35 Cost $3. paid to presenter.

Friday 3-4:20
Group E
E2
Patterned Personality Portraits by Jackie Lichius jackie_lichius@sbcglobal.net MS & HS
Attendees will have an opportunity to create a personality portrait. This is a different approach to teaching the self-portrait or portrait making in the art room. Limit 35

E3
Photoshop Animations by Greg Schieszer weschies@smsd.org MS & HS
Introduce your students to a little art history, Photoshop collage and animation techniques and have some fun – all at the same time! Limit 14 repeated

E4
Brown Paper Bag Journal by Elizabeth Doxon All
Using large or small brown paper bags you will create a book to be used as an art journal, color theory book, element and principle book, etc. Limit 35 Cost: $2. paid to presenter

E5
Monoprint Madness by Sheryl Smith ssmith@buhlerschools.org All
Explore the exciting possibilities of monoprints as an art form and as a base for further exploration, including collage, altered art and digital applications. Participants will create a monoprint using a variety of materials. Limit 25 Cost: $2. paid to presenter

Friday 1:30-3:20
110 min. workshops

Group F

F1
Flip, Flap, Fold by Rosie Riordan rosieriordan@smsd.org All
We will create a collaborative book using model created during Minneapolis Book Arts Conference. We will be creating works that will be inserted into a flag model book. We will incorporate bookmaking, printing and collaboration. Limit 10 Cost: $5. paid to presenter

F2
3-D Painted Fused Glass by Deb Ringler ringlerd@usd308.com HS &HE
You will paint on clear glass and then fuse it to another sheet of glass creating a 3-D look. Many examples will be shown along with tips and trouble shooting. Limit 15 Cost $5. paid to presenter

F3
Bridging the Gap Between Visual Art Education and the Art Museum by Cynthia Wood and Amy Wunsch
Budget cuts and focus on core subjects often leave no room for an art museum field trip for art classroom students. This presentation will offer some ideas and possibilities on how to use the local art museum as a viable classroom resource when an actual visit might be out of the question. (lesson plan, supporting materials, and artist information will be provided for attendees). Hands-on. Limit 25 $5. paid to presenter

F5
Recycle, reused, recreate by Shawny Montgomery smontgomery@cheney268.com K-12
In these tough economic times stretch your classroom budget by using discarded items from your school media center and turn them into fabulous works of art participants will have a hands on opportunity to use discard 33mm slides and vinyl records to create at least two separate works of art. Limit 25 Cost: $5. paid to presenter

Friday Night 8:30pm-?
Group G

G1
Masks “For Nite Owls Only” by Cal Mahin cjmahin65@gmail.com All
Create dance masks. Media will be provided. We will write lesson plans in book form in workshop. Limit 12 Cost: $5. paid to presenter.

Saturday Workshops

Saturday 9-9:50
50 min workshops
Group H

H1
Bring Art History Out of the Dark by Linda Morgan lmorgan@havenschools.com M & HS
Learn innovative way to teach art history by incorporating cooperative learning strategies, games and curriculum integration. Limit 25

H2
Extra Money Art Classes by Wendy Taylor and Jean Goodman wendytaylor@smsd.org Elem
Take yourself to Italy or help pay for your daughter’s wedding by hosting a summer art camp, holiday workshop or art classes in your home. We will tell you how. Limit 30

H3
Art Teachers’ Identity Issues & the Need of [Classroom] Research-Based Art by Minam Kim mkim5@emporia.edu All
Art educators have the dual professional role of artist/ teacher. However, many art teachers voice their identity conflict. Classroom research-based art will be a powerful tool to help art teachers solve this identity conflict. Limit 50

H4
New Dimension to 2-Dartworkby Ginger Steck steckg@sbcglobal.net K-12
Using glue as a drawing medium adds a new dimension to artwork. This workshop offers a variety of projects and useful tips for using glue as the main drawing and project medium. Lots of ideas, project examples as well as hands on opportunities in this workshop. Limit 25

Saturday 10-10:50
Group I

I1
Form Function and Design by Lynn Felts lynnfelts@cox.net HS
Lesson plans specifically designed around form, function and design. Workshop will include lessons with color, black and white and sculpture. Limit 30

I3
These Are a Few of My Favorite Projects by Andrea Aeschliman aaeschliman@easton449.org Elem
I will present a variety of 3rd-5th grade projects that I find myself teaching each year from Pop Artists to Junk Robots and Art Night! Look for a presentation CD in the Silent Auction. Limit 50 Cost: $1.

I4
Shosho: An Examination of Spiritual Wisdom, Power and Transcendence In ContemporaryJapanese Calligraphic Artworks by Susan Nakao snakao@pittstate.edu All
Reichi (spiritual wisdom), chikara (power) and transcendence are important concepts revealed by many Japanese Shosho artists through their contemporary brushworks. During this presentation, these concepts and their significance for today’s students will be discussed. The artworks of various contemporary Shosho artists will be presented, emphasizing these key concepts. Limit 30

Saturday 11-11:50
Group J

J1
Beyond Color Wheel by Rosie Riordan rosieriordan@smsd.org K12
Teaching children color theory can be so boring. Come learn how to incorporate color theory with book making. See examples of high school students color theory books. Limit 30

J2
Beginning Metalsmithing: Construction by Bailey Marable baykive@gmail.com 7-12
This is an overview of the first metalsmithing project I do in my 3-D class. This project includes teaching sawing, sanding, stone setting, and polishing. Limit 25

J3
Using Technology for Inquiry Learning by Sue Atchison satchiso@ksu.edu MS, HS, HE
Learn how to utilize student production of webquests and websites as a form of inquiry learning. Limit 20

J4
Iroquois False-Face Masks by Angie Mitchell mitchellangie@email.com or amitchell@goddardusd.com 4 –MS
An introduction to traditional Iroquois False-Face masks will be followed by a lesson based on this style of mask using papier mache. It’s cheap, easy, and fun! Limit 30

J5
Concerning the Spiritual in Art Education: Taking the Elephant out of the Closet and Letting the Cat Out of the Bag by Susan Nakao snakao@pittstate.edu All
Nearly 100 years ago, in 1911, Wassily Kandinsky published his now famous_essay, "Concerning the Spiritual in Art." By examining the artifacts from ___almost any culture at almost any period of history, almost anyone can easily find a direct connection between spiritual concerns and the visual arts. Yet when we examine our national visual arts standards and state and loca art curricula, we find nothing of this vital relationshiop. Why" Why has the topic of the spiritual in art become an elephant in the art education closet? How is the Caucus on the Spiritual in Art Education (CSAE), addressing this concern and similar topics? Limit 30

Saturday 1-1:50
Group K

K1
Teaching World Art& Cultures Through Animated Movies: A Journey from France and Russia to Japan by Tatyana Wilds tvw@ku.edu All
This workshop is a great opportunity to learn new and innovative ways to teach arts and culture through modern movie artists' work. Useful mix-media tips for the classroom will be introduced. Limit 30

K2
Teaching with a Whole New Mind by Jeanne Elmer and Cortney Dougherty eems4ku@aol.com or hgelmer@smsd.org All
Turn your classroom into a laboratory where students can develop 21st century skills. We will address developing design skills, incorporating problem-solving strategies, collaborative instruction, and fostering creativity. Limit 50

K3
The Creative Process in the Classroom by Bryan Grove All
Practical teaching techniques that facilitate the creative process in the art class room will be explored. A variety of fiber wall hangs will be presented that demonstrate the creative process. Limit 25 repeated

Saturday 2-2:50
Group L

L1
Integrating Technology in Art by So Choi sychoi@bluevalleyk12.org Elem
Explore ways to implement technology into art lessons to enhance student learning and maintain student engagement. This workshop will provide exposure to the various uses of technology assess new learning. Limit 15 repeated

L2
The Creative Process in the Classroom by Bryan Grove All
Practical teaching techniques that facilitate the creative process in the art class room will be explored. A variety of fiber wall hangs will be presented that demonstrate the creative process. Limit 25

L3
Artsonia: An Effective Advocacy Tool by Marcia Scurfield mkscurfield@cox.net All
Learn from a school that has been rated #1 in Kansas on the Artsonia website for the past two years. You can create a school gallery as a tool for parental involvement and communication, advocacy, assessment and fundraising. Limit 30

L4
Mysterious Boxes: The Art of Joseph Cornell by Jeanne Elmer and Cortney Dougherty eems4ku@aol.com or hgelmer@smsd.org All
Joseph Cornell was a very unusual artist who pioneered the concept of “Art in a box”. Learn about his life and how to can introduce his box art to your students! Limit 50

L5
Identity Project: Dinner Party by Minam Kim mkim5@emporia.edu All
In this presentation, many visual examples of Identity Project conducted in one college course, elementary art education, will be introduced. Audience will observe the process of college students’ exploring their identity through a new art project. Limit 50

Saturday 9-10:20 80 min workshops
Group M

M1
Insoluble Paintings by Julie Swanson Davis j.davis@dickblick.com Elem & M
Based on the scientific concepts of insolubility and density, this technique seals water-based paint and mineral oil inside a laminating pouch. The different densities cause the liquids to repel one another in an ever-changing and interactive piece that continually flows and responds to touch. Limit 35 repeated

M2
Polyhedrons by Kylee Rudkin kgrudkin@gmail.com MS and up
Use polyhedrons to integrate mathematics with color theory. Card stock will become Rhombic 30 piece model, Triangular 12 piece model or Triangular 8 piece model depending on the age of your students. Limit 25 Cost $2. paid to presenter

M3
Egyptian Profile, Relief Sculpture for Elementary by Helen Windhorst hewindh@kckps.org
This activity is a hands-on standards based lesson. The final results are a crowd pleaser when the student art work is on display. Limit 30 Cost $2. paid to presenter

M4
Enhancing Creativity Through Technology by Sheryl Smith ssmith@buhlerschools.org All
How can technology enhance the creativity of your students? Explore the ways technology can make your students (and you!) more creative and innovative…even with traditional materials! Limit 40

Saturday 10:30-11:50
Group N
N3
Enhancing Creativity Through Technology by Sheryl Smith ssmith@buhlerschools.org All
How can technology enhance the creativity of your students? Explore the ways technology can make your students (and you!) more creative and innovative…even with traditional materials! Limit 40

Saturday 1-2:20
Group O

O1
Dreamscape Collage by Kristina Crawford crawfordkc29@hotmail.com M&HS
Start daydreaming! Explore dream symbols and imagery. Use your dreams to define your personal symbolism. Then, imagine and create your own dreamscape iconography and present them in a “dreamscape collage. Limit 10

O2
Disguising Christmas Holiday by Lorie Sjostrom and Patty Baker loriesjostrom@smsd.org patriciabaker@smsd.org Elem
Due to the multi-cultural population we now teach it is important to include all groups in our holiday art work. Projects will be presented that can be manipulated by the student to represent their own cultural background. Limit 20

O3
Over, Under, Around, and Through…and What about your point of view?by Dawn Papineau, Sharon Sloan and Bobbi Sharbutt rupapine@smsd.org Elem & M
Words are powerful alone, but by using them as part of the art program punches up artistic content and allows students to discover connections they might not otherwise make. Three hands-on rotational sessions. Limit 30 Cost $2.00 paid to presenters

O4
Create-A-Culture by Shannon Wedel shannonwedel@cox.net All
A presentation of a fun and educational multifaceted lesson all students enjoy. Options will be presented making it easy to customize to your teaching style and needs and adaptable to all levels. Power point is included. Limit 25 Cost:$1. Repeated

O5
So, You Want to be A Carnival Worker? Cartooning/Caricatures by Veronica Aguirre vaguirre@havenschools.com All
Participants will learn basic cartooning techniques and tips on drawing a caricature. A caricature is a portrait that exaggerates or distorts a person to create a visual likeness. They are usually comical, silly and have a cartoon-like appearance. Caricatures are a fun and expressive way to get involved in cartooning. Limit 20

Saturday 9-10:50 110 min workshops
Group P

P1
Teaching Design through Drawing and Vice-versa By Dr. John Derby johnderby@ku.edu All
This workshop presents a design drawing curriculum based on a leading college design program. Lessons are modified to suit middle, secondary, and higher education. Hands-on art making follows the presentation. Limit 30

P2
Enameling Essentials by Kris Bohanan cobalt-blu@sbcgloval.net MS, HS, HE
Enameling fundamentals and techniques will be demonstrated and practiced. This workshop will enable teachers to set up an enameling studio and take their students from beginners to experts. Many inspirational examples will be shown. Limit 20 Cost: $15. paid to the presenter

P3
Thermal Screen Printing by Bailey Marable baykivo@gmail.com M&HS
You may have a Thermal Images collecting dust in a supply closet. This workshop will show you how to use it. Screen printing is pretty magical. We’ll each make a great poster or t-shirt in this hands-on workshop. Bring a completely black and white photo-copied image. (no gray) Limit 15 Costs: $10. T-shirt or $5. for poster paid to presenter.

P4
Hand Formed Book and Book Boxes by Cal Mahin cjmahin65@gmail.com All
Hands-on Art for Artist. Hand formed book and book boxes will be created. All media will be provided. No lesson plans, you may write your own! Limit 15 Cost: $5. paid to presenter

P5
Ceramic Shapes & Crystalline Glazes (& Banjo) by Fritz Buster sobuster@smsd.org All
Demonstration & discussion of hand-built & wheel-thrown pots appropriate for Crystalline Glazes for 3rd grade through college level students. Power Point CD of crystalline glaze recipes, firing schedules & procedures provided. (and Banjo) Limit 15 Cost:$5. paid to presenter repeated

Saturday 1-2:50
Group Q

Q1
Oil Wash by Henry Pernell Johnson Phjohnso@scad.edu HE
Using both acrylic and oils participants learn how to respond to under painting using a minimal palette. The warm colors are applied with acrylic paint that seals the board so the oil paint does not soak into the surface. Next, participants apply cool dark colors with oil washes. Letting the oil wash dry, the participants then pull out highlights using a kneaded eraser. This reveals the warm acrylic colors underneath. To build darker values the oil wash is repeated several times. Limit 12

Q2
Aaron Douglas: Interpreter of African American Life by Liz Kowalchuk and Denise Stone kowalchu@ku.edu and dstone@ku.edu All levels
Kansas native Aaron Douglas’ prints communicated his unique vision of African Americans. Workshop participants will develop a print incorporating Douglas’ aesthetic vocabulary and learn of the artist’s unique contributions. Limit 20

Q3
Ceramic Shapes & Crystalline Glazes (& Banjo) by Fritz Buster sobuster@smsd.org All
Demonstration & discussion of hand-built & wheel-thrown pots appropriate for Crystalline Glazes for 3rd grade through college level students. Power Point CD of crystalline glaze recipes, firing schedules & procedures provided. (and Banjo) Limit 15 Cost:$5. paid to presenter repeated

Q4
Properly Photographing and Sizing Student Art for Publications: taking away the mystery by Carolyn Berry, Laurie McLane-Higginson, Angelia Perkins cberry@usd497.org HS & HE
Learn how to take Digital Photographs of art work and resize them properly for college entrance, scholarships, competitions, printing and web publications. Limit30

 

Q5
Hand Pressed Water Media Monotypes by Sue Atchison satchiso@ksu.edu All
Explore methods of watermedia printmaking without using a press. Limit 15 Cost: $2.