Monday, August 13, 2012

Project 2: Retablos

Guided by the curriculum created by Michelle Ortiz, teaching artist Patricia Barrera led the teens from Philadelphia in the creation of works connected to immigration. Patricia added visual art activities to have the students explore different ways of creating images and conveying messages. Here are some images of the process.

Project 2: Retablos- For the "Retablo Project" the students looked at the work of Frida Kahlo, Nellie Campobello, Alma Lopez, Arnaldo Roche Rabell, Whitfield Lovell and Graciela Iturbide. Inspired by their work they created their own retablos. They also learned about mixed media transfers and techniques. The following are images of the students finalized retablos...

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