Art Strengthens Our Voices. Check out this blog post about art giving us a voice. A snippet-“The first thing I ever wanted to grow up to be was an artist. If it wasn’t for the teachers I had growing up, my parents, and other encouraging role models, I wouldn’t have explored my creativity nearly as much and be who I am today."
Sofonisba Anguissola (1532-1625) is one of the earliest recorded female artists, and is often cited as a role model for other female artists of the time. Born into a noble family, she was provided with instruction in painting and music. She was invited to join the court of Philip II of Spain as a painter of portraits, though none of her works from this period survive. She achieved fame and fortune in her lifetime and continued to paint into old age
Artist creates dolls of Malala, Jane Goodall and other female role models.
As our first week long topic of RRS (Rights Respecting Schools) we work with our classmates swapping our cut out hands with peers and drawing round each others hands. Each end product involved the display of four children's hands. With each hand that was used the artist and peer also shook hands to promise to act responsibly and be a role model classmate.
The BGCSCT has full-time, trained Youth Development Professionals, who are positive role models and mentors. Volunteers also provide necessary support. This guarantees that members have a safe and positive environment to learn and grow. Club members acquire a range of physical, social, technological, artistic, and life skills. They make personal connections with other members, as well as meaningful relationships with adults. We offer homework assistance and tutoring.
Meet 2013 Hall of Fame inductee, Ruth Snodgrass, 84, Dover – Ms. Snodgrass is a writer, artist and role model for others. She founded the Tuscarawas County Writers’ Guild and has published two children’s books. She writes music and sings in a barbershop chorus. She also is active in her church, where she supports efforts to help the homeless. Meet all of the 2013 Ohio Senior Citizens Hall of Fame inductees at www.aging.ohio.gov/news/halloffame.
Ando Hiroshige (1797 – 1858), Ukiyo-e artists, translated landscapes into graceful, poetic forms. Orphaned at 12, took over his father’s firefighting job and was soon inspired to become an artist like his role model, the esteemed Hokusai. He origidepicted traditional subjects such as women and actors, and later won fame as a landscape artist. masterpiece, “53 Stations of the Tokaido,” and other landscapes, utilized unusual vantage points. popular, travels astounding 5,400 prits. art.com
Successful role models for the shy … Moomins on the Riviera. What lies beneath: an introvert’s guide to fiction – and life In our self-help age, shyness can seem like an obstacle to be overcome. But as Agatha Christie, Alan Bennett, Morrissey and others have shown, being tongue-tied can spur writers and artists on to greatness From Roald Dahl to Harper Lee, six books for shy readers.