Here is an interactive map of the works in Our Valley Speaks, zoom in to see the works and click on the icon to see a trailer of the video. For the past year, we have been working on an exhibition for the Sanpete Valley in central Utah. This has been an ambitious project. We … Continue reading Our Valley Speaks: A Sanpete Experience (the artworks)
Using Popwalk to Teach
The Popwalk app has been used in art and art history instruction in many ways. It is a powerful tool for helping art students to understand principles of art and site-specificity. We have received a lot of questions from instructors about how Popwalk might be used in this setting. We have made a broad list … Continue reading Using Popwalk to Teach
Science, Restoration Ecology, and Creativity
Photograph of Mae SImmons Park, Lubbock, TXphoto credit, Monica Prado I had the opportunity to teach a combined course of graduate studio art and graduate restoration ecology at Texas Tech University. This is not a typical pairing in academia, although it is not unheard of. This course came out of many conversations that I had … Continue reading Science, Restoration Ecology, and Creativity
How can Study Abroad work?
I remember meeting a group of math students in a monastery (converted to a hostel) in Venice. I was leading my own group of students across the country and was interested in exchanging notes. I was not able to speak with the instructor, but from the students I learned that they had an English speaking … Continue reading How can Study Abroad work?