A Friend in Need is a Friend Indeed

WKU Art2Dream team collaborated with Arts for All Kentucky and Cynthia Changaris, a story-teller from Louisville, KY, for a special unit at Jennings Creek Elementary School in Bowling Green, KY. The unit, titled the Drakes Tale Story, created an emphasis on friendship during the Spring 2021 semester. The students were taught that “a friend in need is a friend indeed.”

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New Understandings – Fall 2020

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Connecting, Growing, and Remembering Through Art – Art2Dream – WKU Art Education

We use art to lift spirits, connect with others (using our creativity to speak in ways that people understand irregardless of the language differences), and even to help recollect memory (i.e. Alzheimer’s disease). How will you use your creativity today?

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May You Be Well In The Heart of Your Home (Gingerbread House Making)

Art2Dream WKU Art Education, Fall 2020

Collaboration project between Art2Dream and Tunde’s Creations.

Song: Traditional Irish Blessings, sung by Jessie Allison (WKU Art Education Pre-Service Teacher, class of 2022)

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May You Be Well in the Heart of Your Home (Zentangle)

Jennings Creek Teacher Zentangle Workshop for Professional Development in Fall 2020

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New Understanding’s Zooming for Art

Arts for All Kentucky and the WKU Art2Dream Art Education students collaborated to create a unique, fun experience with a new signature art program, New Understanding! WKU art education program has been working with Arts for All Kentucky since 2010; the programs that have been implemented through the years have provided various creative experiences for children and adults with disabilities. During Fall 2020, Art2Dream and Arts for All Kentucky programs teamed up with KAP (Kelly Autism Program) to provide art instructions through online zoom delivery; check it out!

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Alvaton Elementary

WKU Art Education students helping out at Alvaton Elementary. They were tasked with small groups of students in Mrs. O’nan’s class, and created a “Meandering Book” that went along with the book that the class was currently reading, “The Front Desk” by Kelly Yang.

Fall of 2019

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The String Project

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WKU Art Education Welcomes You!

Welcome to Art Education Program at Western Kentucky University in Bowling Green, Kentucky.  This is where your love of art and dedication to teaching meet.  Experience a professional path toward a rewarding career in teaching through excellent mentoring, rich studio experience, real life connected service learning, and incredible international student teaching opportunities.  Be an active advocate of the dynamic arts education community. The first step to show your interest is to contact us.

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