I Learned….

Final Reflections for 8th graders with the 2nd choice challenge of the semester. I learned how to not give up when you make a mistake. I learned that art takes time. Hair dryers can burn you and crayons are hard … read more

Art Lessons


Published in Splatter

The WAEA Quarterly Publication is humming along in it’s 6th issue. I have been honored to be the editor and ‘founder’ of this wonderful addition to our state association. Click here to download the magazine and read the full article. Check … read more

Teacher Resources

How to Teach a Middle School ART Class in 50 Easy Steps

How to Teach a Middle School ART Class in 50 Easy Steps Spend 5 hours on Pinterest trying to find the next “cool enough for middle schoolers” art project. Write a lesson plan. Gather endless number of specialty art supplies … read more

Student Work


Youth Art Month

Our state’s YAM show is held at the Schack Art Center. It is a small show sponsored and organized by the WAEA. (Washington Art Education Association) Last year is the first time I entered work in this show.  I am … read more