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The Art School Contest Winner, KC Pamintuan!

Art School | April 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Art School Contest Winner, KC Pamintuan!

KQED Art School is thrilled to announce the winner of our cartoon drawing contest, Ms. KC Pamintuan, a 13-year-old student from Glendale, CA. Our esteemed contest judge, artist Sirron Norris, and all of us at KQED were impressed by KC’s excellent rendering of her favorite historical figure, Johannes Gutenberg.

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The Best Songs Represent the Good Times We’ve Shared

Arts in the Community | March 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Best Songs Represent the Good Times We’ve Shared

Do you remember the song that you played with friends on your way to the beach? Or maybe the lyrics that seemed to have been written specifically for you after a bad break up? In the last two weeks, students across the country discussed how certain songs impact their lives in our #DoNowSong post. We asked students What are some of the best lyrics written and why are they meaningful to you? If you were to write a song, what would it be about?

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“Painting SF,” a Film by BayCat Youth Producers

Arts | November 4, 2013 | 0 Comments

“Painting SF,” a Film by BayCat Youth Producers

We are big fans of San Francisco artist Sirron Norris featured him in an Art School episode about his work as a painter and animator. Youth media producers at BayCat are also admirers of Sirron’s work, and we recently discovered this terrific video interview with the artist where he discusses the details in his murals, his dog Rosie, the difference between street art and graffiti, and his personal history.

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Art Films from the Integrated Learning Summer Institute

Arts | September 5, 2013 | 0 Comments

Art Films from the Integrated Learning Summer Institute

Teachers attended the Integrated Learning Summer Institute at Chabot Space and Science Center over the summer, and many of them created their own short films with the help of education specialists from KQED and SFMOMA. Here’s what Joel Wanek of KQED Arts had to say about it: “The goal of the workshop was to acclimate educators and artists to multimedia editing and to encourage the creation of multimedia pieces the classroom. We teamed up with Calcagno Cullen in SFMOMA’s Education Department to present the workshop…”

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‘Recipe for Love’

Arts in the Community | June 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

‘Recipe for Love’

“Recipe for Love” is short, stop-motion animation. A lonely cupcake sees other couples in the kitchen enjoying each other’s company and decides that she needs a friend.

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‘Traveller’

Arts in the Community | June 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

‘Traveller’

The story of a traveller who is asking herself symbolic questions about the meaning of life along the road.

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‘It Was Ball At First Sight’

Arts in the Community | June 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

‘It Was Ball At First Sight’

A detective finds himself being constantly followed by a mysterious ball. The plot thickens.

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‘The Painted Girl’

Arts in the Community | June 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

‘The Painted Girl’

The story of Megan, a closeted gay 15-year-old, who runs away from her mother’s expectations. Hiding in an abandoned subway tunnel, she uses spray paint to create art for her mother.

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‘In the Home’

Arts in the Community | June 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

‘In the Home’

This animated short tells the story of a ghost struggling to deal with a new family moving into his home.

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‘Things that Annoy People’

Arts in the Community | June 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

‘Things that Annoy People’

I went around and recorded friends and teachers, asking them what annoys them most, and then I animated according to what they said.

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