Lift Every Student

My cup runneth over. I am truly grateful for the opportunity to engage with the students, teachers, and staff at Brentwood Elementary School of the Arts. A heartfelt thank you goes out to Cathedral Arts Project, the Cultural Council of Jacksonville, Any Given Child Jacksonville and PNC Bank for every single moment of the 20 […]

Sew Exciting

Today we starting sewing together our “Road to Safety” Quilt that was inspired by the coded messages in old slave quilts. The 1st graders really enjoyed working together on this project. #ArtistinResidence #BrentwoodElementarySchooloftheArts #1stGrade #LiftEveryStudent #ArtsAddUp #HarrietTubman #MoxieMcGriff #superheroes @moreartculture @cathedralartsproject

Creativity is problem-solving!

Today, during my Lift Every Student Residency, the 1st Grade students at Brentwood Elementary learned about Harriet Tubman and how slave quilts were used as maps to the Underground Railroad. They learned about quilt construction >> they used stamping as a way to make patterns >> those patterns will become paper “fabric” >> that “fabric” […]