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[Recap] “Everyday Sculpture” workshop on 04/05/14

On Saturday, April 5th, 4 students joined us at Whittier High School for a half-day, “Everyday Sculpture” workshop taught by Jane Gillespie Pryor. The aim of the workshop was to introduce the students to ways of seeing common, everyday objects as … Continue reading

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[Sign up] Everyday Sculpture – workshop @ Whittier High School

When: Saturday, 4/5/14, 10:00am-2:00pm Where: Whittier High School, Room MN1 What: Come make sculpture out of everyday materials on this half-day workshop. We’ll look at artwork by professional artists, then make and discuss each others’ work. Instructor: Jane Gillespie Pryor … Continue reading

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Introduction to Photography Workshop – Summary

On Saturday, March 15, 9 students joined us at Whittier High School for a half-day, “Introduction to Photography” workshop taught by Jordan Nakamura. Our first exercise was to  upload photographs so to that end, we had everyone send in a … Continue reading

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Introduction to Photography – workshop @ Whittier High School

When: Saturday, 3/15/14, 10:00am-2:00pm Where: Whittier High School, Room MN1 What: Come learn basic elements of photography on this half-day workshop. We’ll look at photographs by professionals, take pictures and discuss each other’s work. Instructor: Jordan Kapono Nakamura Fee: FREE; … Continue reading

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“I want everything/to have/a handle.”

is Neruda ennobling everything around him, that is, every thing, so in giving every thing his attention, Neruda gives them utility and significance (“The House of Odes”). The ode is the poet’s tribute to the people and the ode belongs to … Continue reading

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What do you want to make today?

From the first paragraph of Makoto Fujimura’s 2012 Spring commencement speech  at Biola University (video here): At Beacon High School, a creative charter school in New York City, an incoming freshman class enter first into an art room located at … Continue reading

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Whittier High Poetry Workshop – Fall, Recap

During Fall last year, we began our twice-weekly presence on campus towards the end of the semester. Most of the students had their poetry exposure come from doing their senior project on a self-picked poet, so it was a good … Continue reading

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