Conference Sessions


Afternoon Sessions (5 listed)

(101) - Twenty Creative Ways to Use Sticks & Pencils in Drawings
Time: 4:00-4:50 pm
Cost Per Person: $0.00
Enrolled: 36
Participant Limit: 50
Learn unique ways to manipulate drawing pencil & stick cores to create eye catching visuals in a drawing. Kathi will grate cores, roll, burnish, liquify them, and so much more. Not Repeated
Target Audience: MS, HS, HE, AS, ST
Presented by: Kathi Hanson
Location: St.Clair River B

(TC103) - 3D Model Arcade Machines
Time: 4:00-4:50 pm
Cost Per Person: $2.00
Enrolled: 10
Participant Limit: 25
Learn how to construct a 3D model of an arcade machine using standard supplies of cardstock and pencils. In this workshop you will learn the history behind the art of arcade gaming and machines, and how to relate that information to students. You will design your own video game and create a model arcade machine that represents your game visually. Session Repeated: Fri 11:00 am & 5:00 pm; Sat 11:00 am
Target Audience: AA, EL, MS, HS, CI, HO
Presented by: Layna Lesnau
Location: Ballroom II

(TC105) - Artist Research Project: Accordion Book
Time: 4:00-5:50 pm
Cost Per Person: $2.50
Enrolled: 9
Participant Limit: 25
Students in the art room research an artist and then create an accordion book in the style of the artist. Session Repeated: Fri 4:00 pm
Target Audience: MS, HS, HO,
Presented by: Sarah Walworth
Location: Ballroom I

(106) - Art, Science, Technology and Andy Goldsworthy in the Great Outdoors
Time: 5:00-5:50 pm
Cost Per Person: $1.00
Enrolled: 28
Participant Limit: Unlimited
Get your students to observe and appreciate the natural world around them by taking your art room to the great outdoors. See how students combined art, science and technology to create Andy Goldsworthy inspired sculptures while also making scientific predictions and observations. This project has everything: cross-curricular inspiration, use of technology and exposure to nature. It doesn't get better than that! Session Repeated: Fri 2:00 pm
Target Audience: EL, MS
Presented by: Lindsay Moynihan
Location: Riverview B

(107) - CANCELLED Function Follows Form and Color
Time: 5:00-5:50 pm
Cost Per Person: $0.00
Enrolled: 4
Participant Limit: 0
CANCELLED A design process where students make abstract color sculptures and then, through drawing and sketch models, discover new functional and behavioral ideas. Starting with the emotional and tactile, this process guides students toward innovation and critical thinking. Session Repeated: Fri 2:00 pm
Target Audience: AA, HO
Presented by: Martin Skalski
Location: St.Clair River B


Evening Sessions (1 listed)

(TCT-111) - Sarnia, Ontario
Time: 6:00-9:00 pm
Cost Per Person: $5.00
Enrolled: 48
Participant Limit: 50
Let's cross the border and see what creativity is like in Sarnia, Ontario, Canada. Yes, you read that correctly, we will be getting out of this country and crossing the border to be creative over the border. This excursion will take us to the Judith & Norman Alix Art Gallery which houses over 1,100 works of Canadian art in the permanent collection. Transportation will be provided. Please meet at the main convention center entrance. The bus will leave promptly at 6:00 p.m.  
Target Audience: AA
Presented by: Roger Drabant
Location: Lobby