ART EDUCATION:

S T U D E N T  W O R K

ART EDUCATION

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#SELFIE - ESSEX HIGH SCHOOL, DRAWING AND PAINTING/ART 2

This was a final project of a beginner level portraiture unit. Students recreated their own "selfie's" with charcoal and colored pencil.

SENSE OF PLACE - ESSEX HIGH SCHOOL, ART 3

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Students explored fresco painting as they recreated places that they considered meaningful. 

CHARCOAL PORTRAITS - ESSEX HIGH SCHOOL ART 3

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Students explored new materials such as charcoal and ink, as well as abstract concepts to create self portraits. 

AP CONCENTRATION PIECES - ESSEX HIGH SCHOOL, ADVANCED PLACEMENT

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ART THERAPY:

C L I E N T  W O R K

SOCIAL ACTION MURALS - AGES 10-15, TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO, LIU INTERNATIONAL SOCIAL ACTION INTERNSHIP

THIS DIRECTIVE WAS FACILITATED IN TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO FOR A SOCIAL ACTION TRIP THROUGH THE LONG ISLAND UNIVERSITY AT POST CLINICAL ART THERAPY AND COUNSELING MASTERS PROGRAM. THE GROUP WORKED WITH REFUGEE CHILDREN TO CREATE THREE MURALS REPRESENTING HOME, JOURNEY, AND DREAMS. 

DREAMCATCHERS

AGES 15-19, SUNSHINE PREVENTION CENTER, GRADUATE INTERNSHIP

IN THIS DIRECTIVE CLIENTS WERE TESTED WITH A PROBLEM-SOLVING ACTIVITY, AS THEY HAD TO CREATE THE WEB OF A DREAMCATCHER WITHOUT ANY PRIOR KNOWLEDGE OF HOW TO DO SO. THEY WERE THEN GIVEN THE ARTISTIC FREEDOM TO DECORATE AND FILL THEIR DREAMCATCHERS WITH THEIRS HOPES AND DREAMS 

TREE OF LIFE - SENIOR CITIZENS, LIU SOCIAL ACTION INTERNSHIP

THIS DIRECTIVE WAS FACILITATED AT A SENIOR LIVING FACILITY. THE ART THERAPIST WORKED WITH VARIOUS SENIOR CITIZENS TO LEARN ABOUT THEIR LIFE STORY AND ASSIST THEM IN CREATING A TREE OF LIFE. 

POSITIVITY STONES

AGES 15-19, SUNSHINE PREVENTION CENTER, GRADUATE INTERNSHIP

THIS DIRECTIVE AIMED TO SPREAD POSITIVITY AMONG A GROUP OF HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS ATTENDING SUNSHINE PREVENTION CENTERS ALTERNATIVE EDUCATION PROGRAM. EACH STUDENT MADE STONES THAT INCORPORATED A POSITIVE MESSAGE OR QUOTE. 

SAFE SPACE - AGES 4-8 TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO, LIU INTERNATIONAL SOCIAL ACTION INTERNSHIP

THIS DIRECTIVE WAS FACILITATED IN TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO FOR A SOCIAL ACTION TRIP THROUGH THE LONG ISLAND UNIVERSITY AT POST CLINICAL ART THERAPY AND COUNSELING MASTERS PROGRAM. THE GROUP WORKED WITH  CHILDREN FROM VENEZUELA WHO HAD BEEN DISPLACED UPON THEIR ARRIVAL TO TRINIDAD. THE GROUP CREATED ORIGAMI PAPER CRANES AND TALKED ABOUT HOW TO CREATE A SAFE SPACE. 

Miranda Warren Art and Design

mirandawarren.art@gmail.com

Northport, New York

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