Students are motivated to work hard across disciplines and with each other in this highly customizable workshop or residency designed for our world of online audiovisual communication and collaboration. Easily modified to grade level and subject, animated video, like stop motion, is both easy to learn the basics of and can serve as challenging lessons that stretch students’ abilities to design and build content together. Primary Learning Goals: include engaging in collaborative roles within a group to research information and create original multimedia content, understanding connections between art and STEM and art and everyday life, improving self-esteem and confidence by strengthening social communication and collaboration skills and strengthening hand-eye coordination, understanding how the principles of design are used for effective visual communication across disciplines and in every day life, and learning about how their interests can lead to engaging careers in STEM.
Both in-person and virtual (live and pre-recorded) options are available for this program.
Jaclyn Bowie received her BFA from Appalachian State university and has been teaching art to students of all ages since 2014. Her artistic practice revolves around sculpture, video, and animation and is inspired by metamorphoses in the natural world. She has exhibited her work extensively and taught residencies and workshops in many locations including the NCMA, NYSSSA, CAM Raleigh, and the Cameron Art Museum. In 2020 she was commissioned by the city of Raleigh to build a giant kinetic catfish sculpture of trash with the help of local teens.