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Maria Geary

Maria Geary

Maria L. Geary


Bold and expressive abstract artist that has a passion for visual art journaling.  I strive to create pieces that reflect my enthusiasm to use or re-use materials in a manner for which they were not

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Just For Me


Program Description

In this program, students will create a personal journal to write out their thoughts and feelings freely in their mixed media creations.

A few  of the things they will learn include:

—Japanese Stab Binding Technique

—How to create fun textures

—Use common household objects to learn mark making

Program Detail

Program type: Residency
Artistic Discipline: Literary Arts, Visual Arts
Cultural Origin: American
Subject: Language Arts, Visual Arts
Population Served Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9
Bilingual: No
Available dates:

Please contact Maria Geary to book your preferred dates.



Available times:

Programs will take place Monday-Friday, 8:00 AM – 4:00PM

Space / technical requirements:

Large tables are preferred but able to work with desks and chairs; reasonable proximity from workshop area to water source for clean-up and water changes.



School facility, activity club (ex:  Boys and Girls Club)

Fees / Ticketing:

Please contact Maria Geary for information on pricing.

Pricing Guide:

$125 per instruction hour + materials


NC Standard Course of Study:

Apply creative and critical thinking skills to artistic expression.

Create art using a variety of tools, media, and processes, safely and appropriately.

Grades 6-8): Analyze the potential outcome of positive stress management techniques

(Grades 9-12): Create positive stress management strategies.

NC Essential Standards:


    • Write routinely over extended time frames (time for reflection and revision) and shorter time frames (a single sitting or a day or two) for a range of discipline-specific tasks, purposes, and audiences.



    • Develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach, focusing on addressing what is most significant for a specific purpose and audience.


Conducts educational programming for 2 or more years: Yes
Maintains general liability insurance (Individuals and organizations listed in this Directory can provide proof of insurance upon request. ASC does not hold copies of current documentation for providers): Yes
Three letters of recommendation / references available: Yes
Connects to State and or Common Core Curriculum Standards: Yes
Conducts ongoing assessments of program quality: Yes


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  • Sample Journal Page


Anne Gregory, Artist

Sharon Griffith, Ed.D., NBCT –
Secondary Literacy Integration Specialist, Durham Public Schools

Myra Stotesbury – Northern High School Art Teacher



Recommendation from Sharon Griffith


Cancellation Policy

A minimum fee of $100 will be charged for program cancellation if not cancelled within 15 business days of contracted date.  If supplies were purchased in preparation for the program, the contracting party will be required to reimburse for all materials purchased.