Teaching Artist Minor Animation Major Jeralise Tylke and Lynda Monick-Isenberg are invited to share their work with National Art Educator Association members in Boston March 14 and 15, 2019. Jeralise  presents a teachers interactive interface  Digital Fluxus  initially designed for an arts infused lesson in 7th and 8th grade Algebra at Clara Barton Open School. Professor Monick-Isenberg will be sharing her work in an interactive presentation / workshop ‘Drawing as Thinking’.

Teaching Artist Minor Animation Major Jeralise Tylke and Lynda Monick-Isenberg are invited to share their work with National Art Educator Association members in Boston March 14 and 15, 2019. Jeralise presents a teachers interactive interface Digital Fluxus initially designed for an arts infused lesson in 7th and 8th grade Algebra at Clara Barton Open School. Professor Monick-Isenberg will be sharing her work in an interactive presentation / workshop ‘Drawing as Thinking’.

Lynda and Zach tell StoryCorps how their older students gain confidence in art.

Professor and Teaching Artist Lynda Monick-Isenberg and MCAD Sculpture major and Teaching Artist minor share their work with PPS NEXT AVE with two creative aging communities at two CommonBond residences in Minneapolis, MN.

Lynda Monick-Isenberg and Teaching Artist Practicum Intern Zachary North interview one another for Story Corp.

Lynda Monick-Isenberg and Teaching Artist Practicum Intern Zachary North interview one another for Story Corp.

The Drawing Project's Teaching Artist Lynda Monick-Isenberg and MCAD Teaching Artist Intern Zachery North shared their experience teaching drawing to adults 65-90 with StoryCorp July 2018.  Their story will be included in the Library of Congress. 


Volunteers needed for the Indigenous Peoples Day Festival!

All My Relations Arts (AMRA), and Native American Community Development Institute - NACDI is hosting an Indigenous Peoples' Day Festival to raise awareness, and provide education of Native American Arts.

Hours:

Saturday, October 6th: 11:00am - 7:30pm.

Sunday, October 7th: 12:00pm - 5:00pm.

Location:

The festival will take place on the American Indian Corridor on Franklin Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55404.

Festival Information:

https://www.nacdi.org/indigenous-peoples-day-festival

Volunteer sign up:

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdeR7Jmm25CtWc6g5bxHZy9nE69gnCeMcyzrOyF09oJDsLJag/viewform

For more information about roles and hours contact: analaura.mn.juarez@gmail.com


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Silverwood Park Arts and Education Internship Su 2018.  Check it out here.


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MCAD Alum, MPS Art Instructor and Adjunct Faculty member Melodee Strong received the MCAD Teaching Artist Grant/Jamaica sponsored by DrawingConnections, Inc.  She will be co-teaching at Robins Bay Primary School and community with Robert Teslow artist, President/Founder, DrawingConnections, Inc.. Congratulations Melodee!


The Belwin Conservancy Chose Teaching Artist Minor /Scultpure Major Tom Beirlien Drawing and Painting major Teaching Artist Minor Tanvi Kulkarni and MFA grad Zoe Cinel  to create ephemeral art with the public at Belwin’s inaugural EcoArt Fest on May 19th, 2018 and Buffalo Release spring 2018.

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The Drawing Project

The Drawing Project

The Drawing Project is pleased to announce that it has been included in an Aroha Seeding Vitality Minnesota 15 grant with CommonBond Senior Housing and Engage. The will be providing three scaffolded eight week courses to older adults  at two CommonBond sites. MCAD teaching artist will be hired as assistants in the summer and fall programs. 

The Drawing Project is co-directed by Lynda Monick-Isenberg and Shannon Brunette. 


Our Partner Jes Reyes is the Featured Artist on MNArtsits.org this month.

Congrats Jes from Avivo Artworks.  

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MCAD Teaching Artists and MPS Whittier International School.  Spring 2017 Minneapolis College of Art and Design's Teaching Artist Minor began a partnership with Whittier International School with placements of MCAD Teaching Artist Minors in Practicum experience in our neighborhood school Whittier International School. We are grateful to Whittier Principal Norma Gibbs,  Assistant Principal Trinity Rawand Whittier teachers for so graciously inviting us in and engaging our community with their so we all can learn 'in and through' the arts.


Our own Print Paper Book Major and Teaching Artist Minor Jonathan Herrera is profiled on Aroha Philanthropies website. Good Work Johnny!  Check it out. Thank you Aroha!


The Phipps Call for Teaching Artists

Professor Lynda Monick-Isenberg  has presented the drawing workshop Drawing as Thinking to NAEA arts teachers conference in New York, Chicago and this March Seattle to over 400 art educators. See you there!


MCAD Artists and Simpson Housing. Located just a few blocks from the MCAD campus, Simpson Housing Services is a nonprofit organization dedicated to housing, supporting, and advocating for people experiencing homelessness. In 2015, MCAD and Simpson began exploring the possibility of creating a collaborative project that would provide free arts programming to children transitioning out of homelessness.

The resulting pilot project  funded by RBC Foundation - USA continues to run. MCAD teaching artist minors work with twelve to fifteen students who are enrolled in Simpson’s tutoring program to create original pieces of art using a variety of approaches and materials.


The Drawing Project @ Northern Spark. The Drawing Project  TDP) worked with Northern Spark 2016 engaging participants in the visualization of climate change from personal perspectives and supported live drawing focused on climate change with artists Jade Townsend, faculty member Valerie Jenkins, Heather Peeples MCAD MFA '17, NY artist Rebecca Loyche, Cleo Malone MCAD '17, and Forrest Wasko MCAD '17 until day break.  TDP created and run by MCAD's Professor Lynda Monick-Isenberg and  Continuing Education Instructor Shannon Brunette.