Community Case Studies

Jewelry-Making Residency Image 005 - Edited

 

Project Description:

During this residency the participants learned to create beads using magazine clippings and fimo modeling clay.   All the participants produced four necklaces and learned how to do knotting and symmetrical design using their handmade and man-made beads.

Site: Sandford Terrace Senior Residence, Mt Vernon, NY
Participants: Seniors
Artist: Terry Kessler Schwarz

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Upcycled & Sculpture-Making Residency IMG_20160824_114547848 - Edited

Project Description:

The goal of this residency was to transform wasteful materials into a beautiful sculpture.  The participants collected plastic water bottles and were shown how to color, cut, mold and attached them to one another.  At the end of the program the participants had created a recycled sculpture that would hang in their community room.

Site: White Plains Hospital CDT, White Plains, NY 
Participants:
 Recipients of Mental Health Services
ArtistJeffrey Schrier

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Photography Residency for Children YG2K2777

 

Project Description:

In partnership with Westhab, Inc., participants received an introduction to photography, which included course in how to shoot still life, portraits, silhouettes, capture action sequence, conduct video interview and create fog with dry ice.

Site: Community School 13, Yonkers, NY
Participants: 10-12 year olds
Artist: John Rizzo

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