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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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In the Studio with Wendy MacNaughton

Art School | March 21, 2013 | 2 Comments

In the Studio with Wendy MacNaughton

Wendy MacNaughton is an illustrator from San Francisco who works on a variety of projects, including her “drawn journalism” publications, which she creates by spending a few weeks interacting with different communities. She draws people, interviews them, and listens to their stories, then compiles the information into a book.  One of her recent books is […]

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In the Classroom: Young at Art

Arts | July 19, 2012 | 0 Comments

In the Classroom: Young at Art

The yearly Young At Art Festival is a living portfolio for the ongoing work of the San Francisco Unified School District’s Arts Education Master Plan, showcasing work in the visual and performing arts by students K-12. During the week of Young At Art, numerous arts based professional development workshops designed specially for teachers, principals, and […]

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In the Gallery with Sandow Birk

Art School | March 28, 2012 | 0 Comments

In the Gallery with Sandow Birk

Sandow Birk was featured on KQED’s Spark when he was making paintings about an imagined war between Northern and Southern California. He was also making a film based on Dante’s Inferno that starred handmade puppets. Since making the movie, Birk has been busy in his studio, working with different mediums and themes to create his […]

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Do Now #12: Creative Re-Use

Arts | November 25, 2011 | 0 Comments

Do Now #12: Creative Re-Use

To respond to the Do Now, you can comment below or tweet your response. Be sure to begin your tweet with @KQEDedspace and end it with KQEDDoNow For more info on how to use Twitter, click here. Do Now What’s the most creative way you’ve recycled a discarded object? Intro Many artists use recycled materials […]

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