The formation of a personal pedagogy and the informing of an art-making practice.

CLASSROOM ENVIRONMENT

ALISON

ROBIN 

THOMPSON

Students require a safe and encouraging classroom environment in order to grow in their abilities. In providing an open space for creative thinking and problem solving, children are free to learn and interact.

Students Engage in Critique
Students Engage in Critique

The class gathers around collaborative artwork and analyzes elements seen in the final product.

Goofy Class Picture
Goofy Class Picture

Students pose for a picture; many "rep" their mustaches in reference to a group installation on the mustache trend.

Paint without Brushes
Paint without Brushes
Students Engage in Exploration
Students Engage in Exploration
A Student Creates and Plays
A Student Creates and Plays
Experimentations in Color
Experimentations in Color
Learning Proper Use of Materials
Learning Proper Use of Materials
The Class Poses
The Class Poses
Non-Traditional Materials
Non-Traditional Materials
Students Critique Artwork
Students Critique Artwork
Students Critique and Evaluate Work
Students Critique and Evaluate Work
Creative Problem-Solving
Creative Problem-Solving
Reflective Practice
Reflective Practice
Students Critique and Analyze
Students Critique and Analyze
Students Reflect on their Art-Making
Students Reflect on their Art-Making
A Happy Birthday Greeting
A Happy Birthday Greeting

artistry in education