African Textiles Workshop

Jamie Root [ view artist bio ]

African Textiles Workshop

 

Students select Adinkra symbols, create stamps and print on a t-shirt to produce a graphic and unique piece of art. Fiber artist Jamie Root helps students create a take-away piece of art using various dying techniques.

 

To schedule this program please contact us 816-531-4022 or by email at booknow@kcya.org.

 

 

Grade Levels: 3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12

Fees: $110 for 1 workshop; $95 each, for 2 or more workshops on the same day. Materials fee $5 per student. / The break between workshops must not exceed 90 minutes to receive the reduced rate.

Maximum Audience Size: 30

Availability: Limited; please inquire

Program Length: 45 minutes

Location: At Your School

Teachers' Guide: African Textiles_TPG

Requirements: a sink; table with chairs for students. Teachers must be present at all times during workshops.

Standards: 1.1 1.1 Knows how a culture's art works and artifacts reflect its values and beliefs.1.3 1.3 Knows how people define and use resources.1.5 1.5 Knows how people depend on, adapt to and change their physical settings.1.9 1.9 Understands that many skills can be practiced until they become automatic, and that if the right skills are practiced, performance may improve.4.3 4.3 Knows how places and regions serve as cultural symbols.4.4 4.4 Knows the ways in which culture influences the perception of places and regions (e.g., religion and other belief systems, language and tradition; perceptions of beautiful or valuable).7.4 7.4 Uses nonverbal communication such as eye contact, body position and voice tone effectively.7.6 7.6 Concentrates mental and physical energies.11.1 11.1 Knows how visual, aural, oral and kinetic elements are used in the various art forms.15.1 15.1 Understands the visual arts in relation to history and culture.



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