This book presents 44 hands-on art projects are included, relating to eight different world cultures (Turkey, Ireland, the Hopi, the Maya, Mali, India, Tibetand China). Projects in painting, jewelry, ceramics, costume, architecture, sculpture, metal work and collage are detailed, illustrated and supported by prints of actual museum pieces in full color and a photos of completed student art projects.
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Susan Hogan, M.Ed., MFA, has participated extensively as an artist-in-residence in the public schools of New York City, and taught art and social studies for several years at Harbor School for the Performing Arts in East Harlem. She has taught courses in design, drawing, painting, collage, ceramics, and art education at William Patterson College, Caldwell College, the Newark Museum Arts Workshop, and Old Church Cultural Center Art School (all in New Jersey).
Ms. Hogan's work has been included in exhibits at the National Museum of Women in Arts, the Museum of New Mexico, The Montclair Art Museum, the Morris Museum, and the Noyes Museum. Her exhibition record of mixed media paintings includes twelve one-person shows. She has also done design development for fantasy films (Jim Henson Associates and Tony Walton), construction of props and puppets for movies and television, creative sculpture for dance companies and opera, and scenic art for student and regional theater. She was awarded a Visual Arts Fellowship in Mixed Media by the New Jersey State Council of the Arts.Excerpt. © Reprinted by permission. All rights reserved.:
From Section 2 (Ireland): The beautiful green landscape of Eire, the westernmost country in Europe, has played a major role in the work of its world-famous poets, writers, and playwrights. J.M.Synge wrote the dramas Riders to the Sea and The Playboy of the Western World about life in the Aran Islands...
From Section 8 (China): The arts of China offer visible evidence of 5,000 years of cultural heritage. Many particular crafts of working with unique naterials were invented and developed very far back in Chinese history. Development of basic techniques of pottery, including the use of the wheel, the first spinning and weaving of silk, elaborate bronze casting....were some of the technical innovations that provided the strong foundation for China's distinctive artistic traditions....
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