Staff Member Spotlight

Teaching Artists Fall 2016 Orientation

Amazing orientation with our teaching artist cohort today, building facilitation skills and doing hard and important reflecting on our identities, teaching practice and social justice. It’s going to be a great year! Visit us on Facebook to view more photos from the days activities. ArtWell Teaching Artists 2016 Mission Statement WE can ignite the creative […]

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Lessons from an Art Teacher, from the Bartol Archive

Bartol Foundation recently re-issued ArtWell Award Honoree Lynne Horoschak’s 1999 fellowship documentary ‘Lessons from an Art Teacher’ online. Things change. Things stay the same. Fifteen years after Lynne Horoschak was named the 1999 George Bartol Arts in Education Fellow, the story of her decades as a Philadelphia public school art teacher is still relevant and […]

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Battle for More Arts in Education

This season at ArtWell, we have an exciting inspirational new voice joining our teaching artist team. Eric Battle will be partnering with poet and ArtWell veteran, Angel Hogan in teaching at the Durham branch of the Philadelphia Free Library. Through Hogan’s poetry and Battle’s drawing, students will become creative storytellers, sharing personal narratives and envisioning […]

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ArtWell Student Turned Teaching Artist!

This week, we are thrilled at the opportunity to share an interview with ArtWell’s first student to turn teaching artist: Markcus Gill! Markcus had been a student of ArtWell for over three years, and began working as one of our teaching artists in January 2012. After receiving a flyer from his advanced placement adviser in […]

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In The Spotlight!

This week we are taking the time to shine a light onto one of our own talented staff members: Cathleen Cohen! We all know Cathy now as the Education Director here at ArtWell, but before her time spent with us, Cathy spent 25 years working as a special education teacher, poet, tutor, teaching artist, and […]

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