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Suzanne Herbert-Forton

  • Category:
    • Visual

    Type of Programs Offered

    • residency
    • virtual
    • Embroidery Across the Curriculum

      Description:

      Embroidery has connections across history and cultures. The artist will work with teachers to design an arts integrated project focused on their needs. Students will learn basic embroidery techniques, geared to the grade level. They will design and create their own embroidered illustrations on muslin or felt. The final product can be an installation or individual works of art.

      Curriculum Connections

      science, social studies, english language arts

      This program can be completed virtually:
      Yes

    • Mixed Media Residency

      Description:

      The artist will work with the art teacher to design an arts integrated residency that addresses the specific needs of their students and curriculum. Media may normally include embroidery, ceramic relief sculpture, and/or recycled materials. Students will explore how recycled and found objects have been incorporated into embroidered works by different cultures and in contemporary practice. During school closured due to Covid-19, the artist cannot offer a ceramics option.

      Curriculum Connections

      science, social studies, english language arts

      This program can be completed virtually:
      Yes

  • Name or Art Agency:
    Young Audiences Arts For Learning, Maryland
    Email:
    info@yamd.org
    Phone:
    (410) 837-7577
    Address:
    2600 North Howard Street, Suite 1300 Baltimore, Maryland 21218

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