Two Waters Arts Alliance
Artists in Schools

Residency Artists

Anne Knapp

RESIDENCY OFFERED:
BUGS AND BUTTERFLIES
Exploring art concepts with life science subjects – life cycle of insects (can be adapted for plants, salmon, etc.)

SCHOOL CURRICULUM COMPLEMENTED:
Science and art implementing art concepts of line; shape; form and symmetry; color; positive and negative shapes; repetition and pattern. Two extra sessions can include: contour drawing (using related subject matter.) You will be amazed at what even a first grade child can do when they draw what they see; and monoprints.

SUPPLIES & TIME FRAME:
Paints, brushes, papers of assorted colors and types, lightweight embossing metal, ribbons or cords. Sculpting tools, glue, mat board, Styrofoam plates, lot of newspapers.

6 Hours minimum – 8 hours maximum with extra sessions

AGE GROUP:
1st to 8th grades

PROJECT DESCRIPTION:
Bugs and Butterflies: Six to eight sessions each implementing key principles of art while teaching the differences between bugs and insects. This project can be changed to teach about other life science subjects and can be tailored to various age groups.

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND:
Anne is an Art Specialist K-12 and has a current Washington State teaching certificate. She has a double BA degree in Art and Art Education.

EDUCATIONAL PHILOSOPHY:
“I believe that art instruction can and should be integrated into a wide variety of subjects – reading, writing, math, science (especially ecology/life sciences, and history”.

TEACHING EXPERIENCE:
Anne as worked at both Minter and Vaughn Elementary Schools in the AIS “residency program” and is highly sought after. She also teaches in the After School Arts program at the Key Peninsula Middle School. In her off time she teaches workshops and leads “plein air” excursions with the Peninsula Art League.