Kristin Farr is KQED's Arts Education Manager. She is the creator and producer of the Emmy Award-winning video series, Art School, which brings audiences into artists' studios to learn about contemporary art, and engages learners with ideas for new ways to get creative. She is also an artist and a contributing editor for Juxtapoz Magazine.
Kristin Farr's Latest Posts
Artists often work in series and editions to develop their style, creating multiple variations on one piece to explore different approaches and develop a signature style. In the latest video from Art School, Elisabeth Higgins O’Connor talks about the inspiration behind her army of sculptural creatures, and describes how her style developed, and how she pushed her work to new heights with a lot of practice.
KQED Arts Education is hosting three free professional learning opportunities at the San Mateo County Office of Education during the current school year. Discover new ways to engage students in arts, media and technology using KQED and PBS educational resources. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER November 5, 2015 Free Media Content from PBS Learning Media PBS […]
Educators and creative industry professionals are invited to attend the Arts, Media and Entertainment (AME) Leadership Institute in San Diego on April 4-5, 2016. Join KQED Art School at the institute for a fun happy hour event and discover practical approaches for using our arts education media resources in the classroom. Early bird registration is […]
Elisabeth Higgins O’Connor creates poignant, larger-than-life figures that are seemingly cobbled together with reused scrap materials including wood, textiles and newspaper.
Why does character matter? What are the skills you need to flourish in the 21st Century? A global “cloud filmmaking” project led by Tiffany Shlain launched with a new film about The Science of Character, and she is now gathering entries from students, teachers and communities for a new film.