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Pride: Poems, Paintings and Patchworks for Black History Month

“I can be anything…because I CAN and I want to.” ~ Mari Evans, from the poem “I Can” For the past few weeks in my classroom, we have read many books and explored different art forms including poetry, painting and … Continue reading

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Abstract Inspiration from the Quilts of Gee’s Bend

  “Our lives are like quilts – bits and pieces, joy and sorrow, stitched with love.” ~ Author Unknown For a few months now I have been exploring abstract painting. I discovered that I am particularly interested in combining watercolour … Continue reading

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A Second Helping of Friendship Soup

“Every quilter has a masterpiece within.” ~ Author unknown Last month, I wrote about how our learning experiences related to Thanksgiving could be infused with the arts.  We discovered how making soup could be extended and enriched when we added … Continue reading

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