ARTS EDUCATION program

Re-igniting art education within STEM subjects

Artist Tala Madani teaches Head Start students her Crayon Collection Art Education Project “What If..?”

CRAYON COLLECTION AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAMMING

Crayon Collection is thrilled to offer rich after school programming in the Los Angeles area. We work with the Boys and Girls Club to support art education programming. The projects we offer are conceived by our professional volunteer artists who donate their time to create projects using crayons as the main tool. Our own Crayon Collection teacher teaches the class each session and has found incredible enthusiasm and talent by the students at Boys and Girls Club.

Arts Education
Arts Education

The kids are eager to learn and love creating art.

Julia, Crayon Collection Program Outreach Manager

Teachers attest that
art lessons teach children so
much more than just art.

Crayon Collection partners with renowned artists such as Kenny Scharf and Annie Lapin to design and implement deep learning projects using gently used crayons.

Crayon

We challenge professional artists to create an art project using just a crayon as the main tool. The result is an out-of -the-box resource for learning and teaching creatively using a tool that would have been considered trash.

Projects

These projects are then made to be compliant to the standards of education per the US Department of Education thanks to our teacher volunteers and are available to for free download, here.

Art

With crayon supplies and artist mentors, thousands of children will have the opportunity to be exposed to what is, many times, their first art lesson. Students benefit with a lifetime of art expression.

ARTIST-INSPIRED
CRAYON PROJECTS

Victoria Fu

Alphabet Soup

Amber Goldhammer

Who Are You

Pearl C. Hsiung

Beyond Our Bodies and Into the World

Annie Lapin

Newspaper Shapes

Sharon Lockheart

Crayon Story

Tala Madani

What If…

Yassi Mazandi

Spirit Animal

Herb Williams

Crayon Nest

David Muenzer

Crayon Shapes

Anthony Pearson

Topography

Lesley Vance

Chance Abstraction

Alexander White

Blind-Contour Portraits

Herb Williams

Color Stacking

Rufus ZaeJoDaeus

How to Write a Story

Vincent Johnson

Our Solar System

These classes enourage them to...

  • Respect others
  • Start dialogues
  • Experiment with materials
  • Find their creative voice
  • Self-evaluate
  • Make connections
  • Express themselves
  • Learn from their mistakes
  • Clean up
  • Reflect on their work
  • Embrace diversity
  • Persevere
  • Have an opinion
  • Appreciate beauty
  • Break away from stereotypes
  • Envision solutions
  • Value aesthetics
  • See another point of view
  • Develop fine motor skills
  • Innovate

BECOME AN ART EDUCATOr

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