“Color Me There” Drive

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Thanks to all who have donated to my quest to bring these three Haitian artists back to my school next spring. One plane ticket is paid for, just two more … Read More

New Art from Kephki

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Have you seen the latest from an important new artist named Kephki? I LOVE the wobbly lines and colors and outlined lips. It just has that Haitian spirit in it, … Read More

Last Art Class in Haiti

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I had one last art class yesterday with the children at Pastor Jules. The US art trading cards continue to be a hit, with children scanning through them all to … Read More

Pom Poms in Haiti

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Thanks to a gift card from Michaels, I was able to make dozens and dozens of Pom Poms with the orphan girls at OJFA in Haiti this week. They loved … Read More

How to Make a Round Braid

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I was looking for fun yarn projects to take to Haiti next month, and happily found this technique to make a rounded braid. It’s actually pretty simple to make, you … Read More

Art Cards from Thailand

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Look what I got in the mail today – art trading cards for Haiti from a school in Thailand! They were made by 7th and 8th graders, taught by an … Read More

Project HOPE Art in School Arts

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News flash! School Arts magazine, one of the largest art education magazines in the country, has published Project HOPE Art’s “Living Angels” article (written by our talented Melissa Schilling) in … Read More

Chalk Board Angel Wing Portraits

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This is what can happen when a good idea gets in the hands of a talented photographer. Melissa Schilling, founder of Project HOPE Art, took this angel wing series last … Read More

Back from Haiti

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My second trip to Haiti with Project HOPE Art ended yesterday, and it was another amazing adventure. For two weeks we worked with four different orphanages and schools, two located … Read More

Haiti Map Project

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Learning about where you live and what it looks like on a map doesn’t have to be bland and boring. I’m currently planning art lessons for Project HOPE Art’s July … Read More

A Moment from my HOPE Art Haiti Trip

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Last week, while working with orphans in the front courtyard of our hotel, a pretty amazing little moment happened. A food delivery truck arrived, accompanied by a truckload of armed … Read More

A Day in Jacmel

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Tropical storm Emily delayed our plans by a day, but this morning we were off to visit Creation Foundation, a school that cares for 90 kids in the city of … Read More

An APFK Butterfly in Haiti

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I recently received this amazing email: Hi Kathy, As a fellow art teacher and a fan of your fabulous blog, I wanted to share with you some pics of where … Read More