UpCycled Expressive Art & Fashion
In this program, the students will learn to utilize repurposed materials and engage in process-based art making, which supports social-emotional learning rooted in NECS core values and principles. Projects and art mediums include seed ornaments, tape resist watercolor, cognitive map making, wireframe sculpture, fiber crafts, botanical printmaking, stencil making, stamp making, and finger weaving.
- Appropriate for: 3rd to 5th Grade
- Dates: January 10 - March 6, 2024 (Wednesdays - 8 sessions)
Patricia PattersonArt Instructor
Patricia Patterson, PhD has been guiding generations of explorers through nature-based activity for over 35 years as a Teaching EcoArtist, Trauma-Informed Expressive Arts Community Educator, and all seasons TreeHugger. Patricia has dedicated her practice to crafting opportunities which allow humans across the lifespan to discover agency, empathy, respect, regulation, compassion, quiet reflection, appreciation of diversity, and the resilience to adapt to challenging situations through process-based experiential activity. When not engaged with her community, Patricia immerses herself in contemplative co-creation with Earth expressed through multiple mediums, mindful movement and her EcoArts Journal.