NYSATA Region 7

NYSATA Region 7

New York State Art Teachers Association Region 7 represents Dutchess, Orange, Putnam, Rockland, Sullivan, Ulster, and Westchester counties in the lower Hudson Valley. With over 200 members, we are a community of learners who are teachers – supporting and sustaining one another as we keep current with professional practice and research.

Water, Wind, Earth and Fire

Big Ideas Found
in the Celebration of Dia de los Muertos

A NYSATA Region 7 CTLE Approved Professional Development
Friday, November 1, 2019  •   5:30-8:30

Participants will explore the traditions, imagery, symbolism, and big ideas associated with the celebration Dia de los Muertos.  Using the big ideas developed through the exploration of the celebration, artists will create a 10” x 10” work of art the explores deeper meaning and personal connections through the process of artmaking.  Participants are encouraged to bring lesson plans associated with Dia de los Muertos or the cyclical nature of life and death that have been used within their own classroom. Lessons will be shared and analyzed in terms of the NYS Learning Standards for the Visual and Media Arts.  Canvases will be provided, however participants should bring their art media of choice for creating the 10” x 10”. Participants may also choose to donate their original 10” x 10” work of art the the NYSATA 10×10 Members Exhibit and Sale to Benefit the Scholarship Fund at the 2019 Annual Conference in Binghamton.

REGISTRATION: (workshop is limited to 15 participants)

Date: Friday, November 1, 2019  •  Time: 5:30pm–8:30pm

Place: 38 Hurlihe Street, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601

3 CTLE Hours

Cost: Free

Use this Registration Form to register for this workshop.

Registrants should bring art media and tools of choice as well as lessons associated with Dia de los Muertos or the cyclical nature of life and death.

10″ x 10″ Canvases will be provided.

Region 7 well represented at the NYSATA annual conference in Buffalo last November.