I had the pleasure of attending a great workshop at the NJ Center for the Visual Arts this week. We started our day with artist Alice Momm. She shared her nature inspired art and discussed her process of creating art with natural materials. Afterwards we toured the galleries and looked at work from other New Jersey based artists. After lunch we walked and we gathered our own bits of nature outside to use to create an original artwork. I created a small handmade book that incorporated some swirly twigs, strung, book pages and watercolor. It was a great day and I walked away with some great ideas to bring back to the classroom.
"The arts celebrate multiple perspectives. One of their large lessons is that there are many ways to see and interpret the world."
Mrs. Dorothy Amme
Visual Arts Teacher
Piscataway High School