Dean Zoch, The Fiber Guy

Dean Zoch, The Fiber Guy

Dean Zoch is a Fiber Artist, Lapidist, Naturalist, and Educator. He has spent the last 6 years advocating for the importance of the arts into our education system. Always connecting art, science, and history into his workshops and residencies, Dean encourages students to take a hands-on approach to

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Program description

This introductory 3-day residency covers the basics of natural pigments found in plant material, and the most basic method of transferring these pigments to print on paper or fabric. We will also talk about mordants and why they let fabric grab hold of color, and how colors can be modified by incorporating acid, base, aluminum, and iron.  Students will see color changes in base solutions and

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Program Detail

Program type: Residency
Artistic Discipline: Multi-discipline, Visual Arts
Cultural Origin: Multicultural
Subject: Visual Arts
Population served: Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8
Bilingual: No
Available dates:

Flexible, please contact provider

Available times:

Varies, please contact provider

Length of program: 1 hour per session
Space / technical requirements:

Hot and cold running water, work tables that allow each student at least 3 feet of work space, access to screen or smart board. Fiber projects will be processed off site and delivered to the school once complete.

Location(s):

Classroom or other school provided location. Will need the ability to go outdoors on the day of the plant and flower pounding, both for foraging, and due to noise.

Fees / Ticketing:

$650.00

Optional additional $5 per student if you prefer t-shirts over bandannas.

EDUCATION STANDARDS

NC Standard Course of Study:

SL.2.1
Participate in collaborative conversations with diverse partners

SL.2.1.a
Follow agreed-upon rules for discussions (e.g., gaining the floor in respectful ways, listening to others with care, speaking one at a time about the topics and texts under discussion).

SL.2.1.b
Ask for clarification and further explanation as needed about the topics and texts under discussion.

SL.2.3
Ask and answer questions about what a speaker says in order to clarify comprehension, gather additional information, or deepen understanding of a topic or issue.

NC Essential Standards:

Physical Science Essential Standard

PSc.2.2  Understand chemical bonding and chemical interactions.

Visual Art Essential Standards

5-8.V.1 Use the language of visual arts to communicate effectively.

5-8.V.2   Apply creative and critical thinking skills to artistic expression.

5-8.V.3  Create art using a variety of tools, media, and processes, safely and appropriately.

 

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
Provides study guides for teachers and or students: 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

Heidi Magi

Middle School Teacher, Pioneer Springs Community School

heidim@pioneersprings.org

 

Angela Grauel

Program Director, Studio 345

angela.grauel@artsandscience.org

 

Amethyst Kein

S.T.E.A.M. Teacher – CMS

amethyst.klein@cms.k12.nc.us.

Cancellation Policy

We will work to reschedule if necessary, however, if you must cancel there will be a $50 – $150 cancellation fee.