[art_education] Youth Art Month Challenge: ArtEdOnline
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Diane C. Gregory, Ph.D.
Henry David Thoreau, Walden
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I was lucky enough to get a new art room last year and I got to put in some of my two cents. I suggested island sinks so more kids could clean up. I had sinks at the back counter before and really only 2 kids could be at a sink at a time. Now about 3 or 4 can work at each sink. I also would suggest flat storage (I have large, skinny drawers) and some vertical storage as well. Don't forget bulletin boards!!! The room I had before had a floor to ceiling wall that was a bulletin board and I LOVED it...unfortunately, my new room does not have that and I miss it. Good luck!!!Kelli in NE
--- On Tue, 3/1/11, shelleybloom@... <bloomshelley@...> wrote:
From: shelleybloom@... <bloomshelley@...>
Subject: [art_education] Art Room Design
Date: Tuesday, March 1, 2011, 10:48 AM
I have just been informed that there is a chance my school will have the funding for a new art building. Right now the art room is the room that is left vacant, depending on enrollment. I am the "gypsy" art teacher, travelling from place to play. I don't really mind, but the idea of a permanent space has my head spinning!
I was wondering if anyone has been through this process and has some concrete ideas or resources for me to begin to design what would work for my school. I was told not to be over-ambitious in terms of space - reasonable and modest, about 20' x 40'. We do have a small kiln and I would like to include that in my space - as well as a separate office area.
Also, ideas on storage would be great.
Thanks in advance!
Art Therapist, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
Chatsworth Hills Academy, CA