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The Illustrated Masterpiece: Teaching The Artist Biography To Elementary School Children Using The Illustrations In Picture Books, Sophie M. Mueller Jan 2018

The Illustrated Masterpiece: Teaching The Artist Biography To Elementary School Children Using The Illustrations In Picture Books, Sophie M. Mueller

Senior Projects Spring 2018

Senior Project submitted to The Division of Arts of Bard College.

Arts programs, particularly ones that focus on education, are constantly losing their funding. Even as Michelle Obama, the former First Lady of the United States, stated that “Arts education is not a luxury, it’s a necessity. It’s really the air many of these kids breathe[1]”, programs that benefit these kids are seeing their budgets slashed, and classroom educators are unable to get the training that they need to provide fulfilling educational experiences.

In an ideal world, museums would be free to everyone who wants to learn ...


Picture Books As Art : The Presence Of Children's Book Illustrations In Museums And An Analysis Of Children-Visitor Interactions At The Eric Carle Museum Of Picture Book Art, Jennifer Cusworth May 2014

Picture Books As Art : The Presence Of Children's Book Illustrations In Museums And An Analysis Of Children-Visitor Interactions At The Eric Carle Museum Of Picture Book Art, Jennifer Cusworth

Graduate Student Independent Studies

This paper analyzes the presence of children's picture book illustrations in cultural settings, particularly the Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art in Amherst, Massachusetts and the New York Public Library in New York City, and determines how children interact with these spaces.


Lessons In And Out Of School, Mary K. Maloney Johnson Jan 2013

Lessons In And Out Of School, Mary K. Maloney Johnson

Master of Liberal Studies Theses

What are we saying to children when we leave the creativity to others in a visual environment, infused with “attitude”, snobbery, acquisitiveness and Pollyanna innocence? We’re saying that we approve this message. Visual arts teach media literacy in an atmosphere that implicitly uses vices to secure attention. School experiences cannot compete. Parents and teachers, pleading incompetence, pass undiscerning choices to the next generation. Educational illustration typically amounts to copy-machine ready, poorly drawn, saccharin cartoons. Standards exemplified by the likes of Szyk, Holling and others lie hidden on the shelves. Dismay and consternation over the failure to plumb the depths ...


Risd Press September 27, 1974, Students Of Risd Sep 1974

Risd Press September 27, 1974, Students Of Risd

All Student Newspapers

RISD press was a student newspaper published weekly in the early 1970s, a self-described attempt at consolidating all the information outlets of the school, including the previous student newspaper, Montage. The issue of September 27, 1974 had an article about the RISD Building Study report that took place in the summer. Also the RISD student board meeting for the activities budget outline was in this issue. Information about student health services, ads, classifieds, events listed for RISD students were mentioned.


The Art Institute Of Boston Course Catalog (1973), The Art Institute Of Boston Jan 1973

The Art Institute Of Boston Course Catalog (1973), The Art Institute Of Boston

Course Catalogs-Art Institute of Boston (AIB)

The Art Institute of Boston maintains, and always has maintained throughout the course of its long history, that the artist holds a unique position of responsibility in his society. Because the weight of his contribution is so widely felt in this age of the expanded media, the artist is expected to be not only innovator, but also arbitrator. The decisions which affect his life and his work influence a wide body of people who look to him for illumination.

Art cannot be taught as a development of certain visual talents separate from a larger awareness of life. The Art Institute ...


The Art Institute Of Boston Course Catalog (1971-1972), The Art Institute Of Boston Jan 1971

The Art Institute Of Boston Course Catalog (1971-1972), The Art Institute Of Boston

Course Catalogs-Art Institute of Boston (AIB)

The Art Institute of Boston maintains, and always has maintained throughout the course of its long history, that the artist holds a unique position of responsibility in his society. Because the weight of his contribution is so widely felt in this age of the expanded media, the artist is expected to be not only innovator, but also arbitrator. The decisions which affect his life and his work influence a wide body of people who look to him for illumination.

Art cannot be taught as a development of certain visual talents separate from a larger awareness of life. The Art Institute ...


The Art Institute Of Boston Course Catalog (1968-1969), The Art Institute Of Boston Jan 1968

The Art Institute Of Boston Course Catalog (1968-1969), The Art Institute Of Boston

Course Catalogs-Art Institute of Boston (AIB)

It is the purpose of the School of Practical Art to train students so thoroughly in the various phases of commercial art, that they may upon completion of the course earn a good living in their chosen career. Earnest effort and thorough preparation are necessary if the student is to become successful professionally. Enthusiastic and excellent working habits must be developed early and maintained throughout the course. Deadlines must be given and met punctually. Good design, composition, color and technical skill must be evident in all finished work. In preparation for this high standard the beginner receives a thorough foundation ...


School Of Practical Art Course Catalog (1967-1968), School Of Practical Art Jan 1967

School Of Practical Art Course Catalog (1967-1968), School Of Practical Art

Course Catalogs-Art Institute of Boston (AIB)

It is the purpose of the School of Practical Art to train students so thoroughly in the various phases of commercial art, that they may upon completion of the course earn a good living in their chosen career. Earnest effort and thorough preparation are necessary if the student is to become successful professionally. Enthusiastic and excellent working habits must be developed early and maintained throughout the course. Deadlines must be given and met punctually. Good design, composition, color and technical skill must be evident in all finished work. In preparation for this high standard the beginner receives a thorough foundation ...


School Of Practical Art Course Catalog (1966-1967), School Of Practical Art Jan 1966

School Of Practical Art Course Catalog (1966-1967), School Of Practical Art

Course Catalogs-Art Institute of Boston (AIB)

It is the purpose of the School of Practical Art to train students so thoroughly in the various phases of commercial art, that they may upon completion of the course earn a good living in their chosen career. Earnest effort and thorough preparation are necessary if the student is to become successful professionally. Enthusiastic and excellent working habits must be developed early and maintained throughout the course. Deadlines must be given and met punctually. Good design, composition, color and technical skill must be evident in all finished work. In preparation for this high standard the beginner receives a thorough foundation ...


School Of Practical Art Course Catalog (1963-1964), School Of Practical Art Jan 1963

School Of Practical Art Course Catalog (1963-1964), School Of Practical Art

Course Catalogs-Art Institute of Boston (AIB)

It is the purpose of the School of Practical Art to train students so thoroughly in the various phases of commercial art, that they may upon completion of the course earn a good living in their chosen career. Earnest effort and thorough preparation are necessary if the student is to become successful professionally. Enthusiastic and excellent working habits must be developed early and maintained throughout the course. Deadlines must be given and met punctually. Good design, composition, color and technical skill must be evident in all finished work. In preparation for this high standard the beginner receives a thorough foundation ...


School Of Practical Art Course Catalog (1962-1963), School Of Practical Art Jan 1962

School Of Practical Art Course Catalog (1962-1963), School Of Practical Art

Course Catalogs-Art Institute of Boston (AIB)

It is the purpose of the School of Practical Art to train students so thoroughly in the various phases of commercial art, that they may upon completion of the course earn a good living in their chosen career. Earnest effort and thorough preparation are necessary if the student is to become successful professionally. Enthusiastic and excellent working habits must be developed early and maintained throughout the course. Deadlines must be given and met punctually. Good design, composition, color and technical skill must be evident in all finished work. In preparation for this high standard the beginner receives a thorough foundation ...


School Of Practical Art Course Catalog (1960-1961), School Of Practical Art Jan 1960

School Of Practical Art Course Catalog (1960-1961), School Of Practical Art

Course Catalogs-Art Institute of Boston (AIB)

It is the purpose of the School of Practical Art to train students so thoroughly in the various phases of commercial art, that they may upon completion of the course earn a good living in their chosen career. Earnest effort and thorough preparation are necessary if the student is to become successful professionally. Enthusiastic and excellent working habits must be developed early and maintained throughout the course. Deadlines must be given and met punctually. Good design, composition, color and technical skill must be evident in all finished work. In preparation for this high standard the beginner receives a thorough foundation ...


School Of Practical Art Course Catalog (1954-1955), School Of Practical Art Jan 1954

School Of Practical Art Course Catalog (1954-1955), School Of Practical Art

Course Catalogs-Art Institute of Boston (AIB)

It is the purpose of the School of Practical Art to train students so thoroughly in the various phases of commercial art, that they may upon completion of the course earn a good living in their chosen career. Earnest effort and thorough preparation are necessary if the student is to become successful professionally. Enthusiastic and excellent working habits must be developed early and maintained throughout the course. Deadlines must be given and met punctually. Good design, composition, color and technical skill must be evident in all finished work. In preparation for this high standard the beginner receives a thorough foundation ...


School Of Practical Art Course Catalog (1952-1953), School Of Practical Arts Jan 1952

School Of Practical Art Course Catalog (1952-1953), School Of Practical Arts

Course Catalogs-Art Institute of Boston (AIB)

It is the purpose of the School of Practical Art to train students so thoroughly in the various phases of commercial art, that they may upon completion of the course earn a good living in their chosen career. Earnest effort and thorough preparation are necessary if the student is to become successful professionally. Enthusiastic and excellent working habits must be developed early and maintained throughout the course. Deadlines must be given and met punctually. Good design, composition, color and technical skill must be evident in all finished work. In preparation for this high standard the beginner receives a thorough foundation ...


School Of Practical Art Course Catalog (1948-1949), School Of Practical Arts Jan 1948

School Of Practical Art Course Catalog (1948-1949), School Of Practical Arts

Course Catalogs-Art Institute of Boston (AIB)

It is the purpose of the School of Practical Art to train students so thoroughly in the various phases of commercial art, that they may upon completion of the course earn a good living in their chosen career. Earnest effort and thorough preparation are necessary if the student is to become successful professionally. Enthusiastic and excellent working habits must be developed early and maintained throughout the course. Deadlines must be given and met punctually. Good design, composition, color and technical skill must be evident in all finished work. In preparation for this high standard the beginner receives a thorough foundation ...


School Of Practical Art Course Catalog (1947-1948), School Of Practical Arts Jan 1947

School Of Practical Art Course Catalog (1947-1948), School Of Practical Arts

Course Catalogs-Art Institute of Boston (AIB)

It is the purpose of the School of Practical Art to train students so thoroughly in the various phases of commercial art, that they may upon completion of the course earn a good living in their chosen career. Earnest effort and thorough preparation are necessary if the student is to become successful professionally. Enthusiastic and excellent working habits must be developed early and maintained throughout the course. Deadlines must be given and met punctually. Good design, composition, color and technical skill must be evident in all finished work. In preparation for this high standard the beginner receives a thorough foundation ...


School Of Practical Art Course Catalog (1946-1947), School Of Practical Arts Jan 1946

School Of Practical Art Course Catalog (1946-1947), School Of Practical Arts

Course Catalogs-Art Institute of Boston (AIB)

It is the purpose of the School of Practical Art to train students so thoroughly in the various phases of commercial art, that they may upon completion of the course earn a good living in their chosen career. Earnest effort and thorough preparation are necessary if the student is to become successful professionally. Enthusiastic and excellent working habits must be developed early and maintained throughout the course. Deadlines must be given and met punctually. Good design, composition, color and technical skill must be evident in all finished work. In preparation for this high standard the beginner receives a thorough foundation ...


School Of Practical Art Course Catalog (1945-1946), School Of Practical Art Jan 1945

School Of Practical Art Course Catalog (1945-1946), School Of Practical Art

Course Catalogs-Art Institute of Boston (AIB)

Earnest effort and thorough preparation are necessary if the student is to become successful professionally. Enthusiastic and excellent working habits must be developed early and maintained throughout the course. Deadlines must be given and met punctually. Good design, composition, color and technical skill must be evident in all finished work. In preparation for this high standard the beginner receives a thorough foundation of basic work in graphic analysis, principles of freehand drawing, constructive design, composition, perspective, lettering, color theory, anatomy and life drawing. This is followed by the practical application of fundamentals. Here problems are assigned which are in every ...


School Of Practical Art Course Catalog (1944-1945), School Of Practical Art Jan 1944

School Of Practical Art Course Catalog (1944-1945), School Of Practical Art

Course Catalogs-Art Institute of Boston (AIB)

The School of Practical Art was established in 1912 by Roy Atherton Davidson. For twenty-nine years it has regularly and consistently trained its students to engage in remunerative work in those branches of art which are necessary to business and industry. Today it occupies an important position in the training and placing of artists in this work.

The drawings and paintings reproduced in this catalog are all original, and were made by students who began their art school training with no more talent than you are familiar with in high school work. Unusual talent is not necessary and you should ...


School Of Practical Art Course Catalog (1943-1944), School Of Practical Art Jan 1943

School Of Practical Art Course Catalog (1943-1944), School Of Practical Art

Course Catalogs-Art Institute of Boston (AIB)

The School of Practical Art was established in 1912 by Roy Atherton Davidson. For twenty-nine years it has regularly and consistently trained its students to engage in remunerative work in those branches of art which are necessary to business and industry. Today it occupies an important position in the training and placing of artists in this work.

The drawings and paintings reproduced in this catalog are all original, and were made by students who began their art school training with no more talent than you are familiar with in high school work. Unusual talent is not necessary and you should ...


School Of Practical Art Course Catalog (1941-1942), School Of Practical Art Jan 1941

School Of Practical Art Course Catalog (1941-1942), School Of Practical Art

Course Catalogs-Art Institute of Boston (AIB)

The School of Practical Art was established in 1912 by Roy Atherton Davidson. For twenty-nine years it has regularly and consistently trained its students to engage in remunerative work in those branches of art which are necessary to business and industry. Today it occupies an important position in the training and placing of artists in this work.

The drawings and paintings reproduced in this catalog are all original, and were made by students who began their art school training with no more talent than you are familiar with in high school work. Unusual talent is not necessary and you should ...


School Of Practical Art Course Catalog (1933-1934), School Of Practical Art Jan 1933

School Of Practical Art Course Catalog (1933-1934), School Of Practical Art

Course Catalogs-Art Institute of Boston (AIB)

The School of Practical Art was established in 1912 by Roy Atherton Davidson, who saw the great need of a school where young men and women could receive vocational training in practical art. The School is a pioneer in this line of work, and its twenty years of experience in teaching art that is practical has made its courses not only of permanent worth, but of immediate commercial value.

What can I do? This is a question that every high school boy and girl must answer sooner or later. Many have discovered during their high school years that they have ...


The School Of Practical Art Course Catalog (1931-1932), School Of Practical Art Jan 1931

The School Of Practical Art Course Catalog (1931-1932), School Of Practical Art

Course Catalogs-Art Institute of Boston (AIB)

The School of Practical Art was established in 1912 by Roy Atherton Davidson because of the great need of a school where boys and girls could receive vocational training in practical art. The School is thus a pioneer in this line of work, and its sixteen years of experience in teaching only practical art has made its courses of real worth and commercial value. The School gives fundamental and practical instruction in all branches of commercial art, so that graduate of the School may be efficiently prepared to accept the varied opportunities open to trained men and women. The system ...


The School Of Practical Art Course Catalog (1928-1929), School Of Practical Art Jan 1928

The School Of Practical Art Course Catalog (1928-1929), School Of Practical Art

Course Catalogs-Art Institute of Boston (AIB)

The School of Practical Art was established in 1912 by Roy Atherton Davidson because of the great need of a school where boys and girls could receive vocational training in practical art. The School is thus a pioneer in this line of work, and its sixteen years of experience in teaching only practical art has made its courses of real worth and commercial value. The School gives fundamental and practical instruction in all branches of commercial art, so that graduate of the School may be efficiently prepared to accept the varied opportunities open to trained men and women. The system ...


The School Of Practical Art Course Catalog (1927-1928), School Of Practical Art Jan 1927

The School Of Practical Art Course Catalog (1927-1928), School Of Practical Art

Course Catalogs-Art Institute of Boston (AIB)

The School of Practical Art is maintained for all persons who have an innate love for and interest in art, who desire to confine their study to commercial art; whose amateur efforts in drawing show a talent sufficient to make admission advisable. No examination or previous study is necessary, unless the student wishes to enter upon advanced work. Students are received at any times, providing there are vacancies. The Student will be given every encouragement and constant help. Personal ability will determine progress and the nature of the work pursued.


School Of Practical Art Course Catalog (1925-1926), School Of Practical Art Jan 1925

School Of Practical Art Course Catalog (1925-1926), School Of Practical Art

Course Catalogs-Art Institute of Boston (AIB)

The School of Practical Art is maintained for all persons who have an innate love for and interest in art, who desire to confine their study to commercial art; whose amateur efforts in drawing show a talent sufficient to make admission advisable. No examination or previous study is necessary, unless the student wishes to enter upon advanced work. Students are received at any times, providing there are vacancies. The Student will be given every encouragement and constant help. Personal ability will determine progress and the nature of the work pursued.


School Of Practical Art Course Catalog (1918-1919), School Of Practical Art Jan 1918

School Of Practical Art Course Catalog (1918-1919), School Of Practical Art

Course Catalogs-Art Institute of Boston (AIB)

The School of Practical Art as its name implies is devoted entirely to the teaching of only such branches of drawing as have a commercial value and fills a long felt want among art students with a living to make. By a new and direct method of instruction which is entirely individual, the student may acquire in a remarkable short time the really practical knowledge of modern Commercial Art; its application in all its branches; its rendering in all the various mediums ect., which is absolutely necessary to pursue art as a business with any assurance of success.