UArts Alumni & Friends Workshop Series

UArts Alumni & Friends invited visual art educators to join us for a day devoted to arts education and professional development. Connecting with peers, learning new studio techniques, and experimenting with alternative classroom methods. All visual arts educators are welcome. This event occurs once a year at The University of the Arts.



Here is Lou Ann Gleason presenting her workshop “Gelli Arts Printing for All Levels.” In this studio activity, attendees discovered the trill of pulling prints by hand on a gel printing plate. Demonstrations included techniques for creating unique images. Experiencing first-hand the joy of monoprinting for all ages!




Trish Maunder & Austin Seraphin lead their workshop, “Seeing Might be Believing, When You Touch, You Know!” by re-approaching and intimately engaging with everyday objects and sculptural forms in this multi-sensory, inclusionary workshop for students K-12. Trish Maunder & Austin Seraphin are both involved with the Philly Touch Tours’ team of sighted and visually impaired educators. From this workshop you will be forever changed!




Mary Pat Coyle & Kate McQuade present their workshop, “Alcohol Based Ink Painting on Tiles and Glazed Surfaces.” By using inexpensive materials, Mary Pat Coyle & Kate McQuade create a fun, hands-on experience for attendees to create abstract art!


Chris Sweeney presents his workshop, “Digital Media for the Art Studio Classroom.” This workshop gives an inside look on how Digital Media such as 3D printing, interactive digital music playing, and incorporating other forms of technology in the art classroom.




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