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Where Arts, Education, & Community Harmonize

PRESENTED ON JUL 12, 2018
IN WATERVILLE @ VOL 28

Mike Guarino shares the story of the Snow Pond Arts Academy. 

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Taking the Arts to the Streets

BY TEDDY ECK
@ VOL 6 ON MAR 07, 2013

Teddy Eck, a graduate student working in art education, talks about ArtsMemphis, and its various programs for supporting art and arts education in Memphis, and the importance of non-profit arts programs and events in Memphis.

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ARTiViva

BY CHLOE CHING KIU WONG
@ VOL 16 ON MAY 25, 2013

Chloe Ching Kiu Wong and Zoe Wing Yin Vong talk about the community movement ARTiVita, and its attempts to integrate the arts into the everyday lives of the people of Hong Kong. They also showcases some of the communitiy's activities and events. 

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Choosing To Battle For Good

BY ROLAND WELLS
@ VOL 1 ON AUG 02, 2013

Roland Wells utilizes breakdancing to give back to his community. He runs a youth organization in which young adults learn discipline via break dancing. Aside from that he is hand in various projects that aim to improve the way of life for people in his community. 

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Conscious Academy

BY FRED VOLKER
@ VOL 23 ON SEP 17, 2014

Conscious Academy provides us a new way of thinking, recognizing and believing. While having the world in the way it is, you could and have the power to change it and contribute to a better one. Consciousness is not something you need to develop or learn, but something you have and could utilize. Fred Volker explains that in this presentation. 

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Gatton Academy

BY BRIMAH VONJO
@ VOL 5 ON OCT 27, 2014

Brimah Vonjo discusses the Gatton Academy in his presentation, a high school located on Western Kentucky Univeristy's campus.  He strongly encourages other high schools to find ways to give their students similar opportunities in research to prepare them for an increasingly competitive job market.

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Mele Murals

BY ESTRIA MIYASHIRO
@ VOL 24 ON AUG 14, 2015

Estria Miyashiro is an internationally recognized muralist and the co-founder and Creative Director of The Estria Foundation (TEF), a nonprofit organization using art in public to transform communities and bring attention to important local issues. TEF creates innovative public art projects and education programs using art in public as a catalyst for community engagement.

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Arts Works

BY TESS LANDON
@ VOL 24 ON DEC 04, 2012

Tess Landon speaks about incarceration and the impact art education and rehabilitation has on re-arrest rates once prisoners are released.

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The Transformative Power Of Glass

BY PEARL DICK
@ VOL 40 ON NOV 29, 2016

"People of color are largely underrepresented in the glass art world so, I sought to change that ratio."

In The Transformative Power Of Glass from PechaKucha Night Chicago Vol. 40, Artist and Educator Pearl Dick uses glassblowing to empower at risk youth in Chicago.

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Teaching the Arts: Fashion Edition

BY LINDSAY GUSTAFSON
@ VOL 38 ON FEB 07, 2019

Lindsay Gustafson has taught art for 17 years at Kettering Middle School. Besides a passion for teaching the arts, she loves her hubby, seeing live music, travelling and playing lots of tennis.