Browse “Mixed Media”

Beading with the Big Chief Darryl Montana at the Louisiana State Museum

Case Study

After conducting community assessments and connecting with local artists, The Louisiana State Museum (LSM) team designed a creative aging workshop series representative of the interests and cultures of the people they sought to serve. The …

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Bernie D’Ettorre, Teaching Artist

Article and Blog Post

In this interview, visual artist Bernie D’Ettorre talks about how she began teaching art classes to Alzheimer’s patients at area art galleries. This led to her teaching Creative Aging classes to senior groups at nursing …

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Building Bridges: Breaking Barriers Exhibit Addresses Issues of Ageism

Website

The Building Bridges: Breaking Barriers exhibition is a call for attention and an attempt to address the profound issue of ageism engrained in our society. The pandemic era has not only helped unmask, but negatively …

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Celia Caro, Teaching Artist

Article and Blog Post

In this interview with mixed-media artist, Celia Caro, she talks about how she got started as a teaching artist and how one of her colleagues at Pratt, Paul Ferrara, introduced her to the Creative Aging …

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Marta Sanchez, Teaching Artist

Article and Blog Post

Marta Sanchez is a teaching artist and visual artist living and working in Philadelphia, PA. She has taught at several community centers and universities including the Tyler School of Art, St. Joseph’s University, Taller Puertorriqueño, and The …

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Sandra Drabant, Teaching Artist

Article and Blog Post

In this interview, Sandra Drabant, a formally trained art teacher, art therapist and mixed media artist talks about her experience working in the Projects Department at the United Methodist Retirement Communities (UMRC), where she taught …

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