Amy St. Aubin

Amy St. Aubin

Amy St. Aubin received her BFA from Maryland Institute, College of Art in Baltimore MD, majoring in Painting. She has been involved with Arts Education for 25 years, beginning with the Community School of Art in Charlotte NC. Over the past 25 years she has taught in various programs from School 33

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Georgia O'Keeffe inspired Flowers

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Program description

Inspired by Georgia O’Keeffe and her large scale flower paintings, students use watercolor pencils and paints to create their own large scale flower. Enlarged photographs of flowers, and/ or fresh flowers are studied and used as a springboard for the students work. Flower paintings may be an individual piece of art to be taken home or displayed, or they may be incorporated into a large scale

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Program Detail

Program type: Residency
Artistic Discipline: Visual Arts
Cultural Origin: European
Subject: Visual Arts
Population served: Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6
Bilingual: No
Available dates:

9/2/2019- 5/29/2020

Location(s):

school

Fees / Ticketing:

$125.00 per step per class

3 steps/ 1 class= $375

installation/ 5 steps= $625 per class

EDUCATION STANDARDS

NC Standard Course of Study:

May focus on NC flowers, or time period when art was created (1930’s- 1960’s) depending on direction each site wants to go.

R2- Determine central ideas or themes of a text and analyze their development, summarize the key supporting details and ideas.

SL2- Integrate and evaluate information presented in diverse media and formats, including visually, quantitatively, and persuasively.

SL5- Make strategic use of digital media and visual displays of data to express information and enhance understanding of presentations.

NC Essential Standards:

2.V.1.5- understand characteristics of Principles of Design, including repetition, movement, emphasis, contrast, balance and proportion.

3.V.1.5- understand characteristics of Principles of Design, including repetition, movement, emphasis, contrast, balance, proportion, harmony and unity.

3.V.2.3- Create art from realistic source of inspiration.

4.V.1.2- Apply personal choices while creating art.

5.V.2.2- Use ideas and imagery from the global environment as sources for creating art.

6.V.2.2- Use observation skills of the immediate environment.

Qualifications

Conducts educational programming for 2 or more years: Yes
Performs criminal background checks on staff with youth contact: Yes
Maintains general liability insurance: Yes
Three letters of recommendation / references available: Yes
Connects to State and or Common Core Curriculum Standards: Yes
Provides tools to assess student learning (workshops and residencies): Yes
Conducts ongoing assessments of program quality: Yes

PHOTOS

References

Catherine Courtlandt McElvane, cmcelvane @ yahoo.com

Former Director of Education at the Harvey Gantt Center for African American Art

Allison Heine, t.heine@cms.k12.nc.us

Art Teacher at Cotswold Elementary

Lauren Griffin, laurena.griffin@cms.k12.nc.us

Art Teacher at University Park Creative Arts Elementary

Cancellation Policy

If cancellation is necessary , 25% of the fee must be paid if cancelled within two weeks prior to start date, and cannot be rescheduled.