Maria Geary is a mixed media and fiber artist based in Durham who works to explore the relationships between lived experiences and current society issues. A ‘creative inspirationalist’, her creative practice and business Relaxing In Art, is a word play of her nickname, ‘Ria. It serves as a
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Basic Art Journaling
Welcome to Basic Art Journaling! We will embark on a creative adventure to loosen up creative muscles, let go of daily stressors and express ourselves to capture moments, while experimenting with different artistic techniques. In this workshop, we are exploring the harmonious combination of transparent mediums while adding the versatility of aqua brushes to create unique and captivating...
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Monday – Friday 8:00 – 4:00 PM; Afterschool hours: 3:30 – 6PM
I will set up in one place and classes will rotate. This can take place wherever you have space such as the cafeteria, gym or library.
School or after-school facility
$8 per student – 50 student minimum
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.
- 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.
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 GriffithMaria-Geary.pdf
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.