Making Mandalas: the Ultimate Art-Math-Meditation Combo
Invite students to take doodling to new heights while developing skills in math, drawing, measuring, and design. By making mandalas, students practice measuring and work on deciphering the radius, diameter and circumference of three circles, which they draw using their compasses, while …
'I'm contemporary, I'm Native American and I'm an artist'
Too many people think only of "beads and feathers" when they hear Native American art, says Merritt Johnson, a multi-disciplinary artist of Mohawk and Blackfoot descent. But her sculptures, paintings and performance art go well beyond that. Johnson was one of nine Native American artists featured in an exhibition called "Cross Currents" which debuted this spring at Metropolitan State University of Denver and will soon travel to Durango, CO.