joy liuart educator ooooooo My background is in developing and teaching art, visual culture, and multimedia curriculum and programs for schools and museums in the United States and abroad. I have taught in youth homes, detention centers, prisons, and various youth and community organizations. Aside from teaching art theory and principles, I use art and digital mediums to teach and explore different learning and subject areas such as literacy, environmental issues, and life-skills.
exploring art and visual cultureUniversity of Arizona
exploring art and visual cultureUniversity of ArizonaI taught a semester-long course for undergraduate studentsages 17-26. The course objects ranged from understandingart/visual culture in relationship to society to becoming familiarthe process of making art.The students worked individually or in groups, discussing, writing,and creating in a variety of mediums (blockprinting,photography, digital blogging, drawing, journal writing, etc).Examples of their work follows:
block printingtheme: social change
vision and voice: photobloggingtheme: why does art matter?
art, literacy, & life skillsdiou liou, taiwan
design away & little voiceszeum, san francisco’s children museum
photovoicesisterhoods: visitation valley and sunnydale boys&girls club Sisterhoods is a violence prevention group for girls ages 8-12 in two rival, gang neighborhoods. QuickTime™ and a I developed and facilitated decompressor are needed to see this picture. a 12-week photography, art and multimedia education program.
The goal of Sisterhoods was to build healthy relationshipsbetween girls from Sunnydale and Visitation Valley, reduceviolent behavior in these communities, and empower girls toarticulate and advocate for the needs of their communitiesthrough photography and art education.
In February 20, 2010 the project was showcased in My San Francisco: ANeighborhood Mashup, which featuring a broad spectrum of media producedby young artists affiliated with six local community-based organizations.
center of creative photographycube-it-up! Cube-it-up! is a fun gallery, museum or classroom activity as well as an interactive teaching and learning tool for participants of all ages. Its aim is to allow participants to explore the fundamental principles and elements of photography through observation, drawing, sculpture, and design. A detailed activity outline, lesson plan and Teaching Aid also accompany the interactive learning tool!