Volunteer: Teachers

Creative Art Program: “My Future Self Portrait”

Medium: Acrylic on Canvas
Students: Children between the ages of 6 to 12 years old. Approximately 15 students per class. Children will be broken up into groups by ages, 6-9 and 10-12.

Curriculum outlines and classroom materials will be provided to all Teachers. Teachers will be working with Volunteer Artists. Teachers will also have help from Volunteer Classroom Helpers.

Brief Summary
Children will complete their own “Future Self Portrait” Painting and Bio.

Each child will be provided with a list of questions that will lead them to envision themselves 20 years into the future. In a class discussion children will be encouraged to imagine, discuss, sketch, draw and/or write down who or what they think they will be in the future.

Artists will be there to share their favorite painting techniques and/or styles through demonstration by creating their own “Future Self Portrait”. All styles are welcome, from Realism to Abstract. Artists & Teachers will work together to answer children’s questions as well as share about their favorite artists and paintings.

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