School House

Home Again!

Posted by on Jul 23, 2009 in Fiddlehead Center for the Arts-Scarbrough, School House, summer camp, suzanne drown trout | Comments Off on Home Again!

I’ve returned from a wonderful week of fun and experimentation as artist-in-residence at the Schoolhouse summer camp in Vermont. We made art flags, tie dyed t-shirts, printed marbled fabric, started a weaving using an old door frame, made 3-D puppets, and created a batik hanging with glue and paint. A big thank you to the great staff – Jessica the director, and counselors Jevin and Kelsey – and all 20 campers for making my week a fun learning experience! Thanks, too, to my friend Tana for arranging it all, and to my other Vermont friends for spoiling me with fun dinners and...

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Off to Vermont!

Posted by on Jul 11, 2009 in cakes, School House, summer camp, suzanne drown trout, teach | Comments Off on Off to Vermont!

The summer is in full swing! The sun has returned and life is good! I just finished my first teaching gig of the summer! It was with a super great group of campers who created some cool art! I think the highlight of my time with them was making edible books (aka. cakes!) on the theme of travel! They had a blast using cakes as a canvas and frosting, candy, etc as the paint!Next up, I head to Vermont tomorrow to be the artist in residence for a week at the School House Summer Camp in South Burlington. I am excited and little bit nervous too! I have what think will be a great week planned! Hope...

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Summertime is Calling!

Posted by on Jun 16, 2009 in artascope, Fiddlehead Center for the Arts-Scarbrough, School House, summer camp, suzanne drown trout | Comments Off on Summertime is Calling!

Summertime means summer camps – a rite of passage for so many kids and families! So my focus for the last few days has been planning and preparing for summer camp…well camps! This summer, I am expanding my teaching horizons with two new opportunities and I am very excited! I get to play and teach and watch great kids come up with some really cool creations! Does it get better than that? July is camp month for me. First, I will be at Summer Stage in South Portland. Next, I will travel to South Burlington Vermont for a a teaching artist at the School House Summer Camp....

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