Williamson Street Art Center instructor Shadayra Kilfoy-Flores is using recycled materials in her classes with the Lakeview Elementary After School Art Club. Photos are by Sonia Gage, her assistant. Students are also making soft sculptures from fabric and other materials, collages, and action paintings.
Students in UW Office of Educational Opportunities College for Kids program make collages, soft sculpture figures and found object creatures in “Arts of the Americas” with Shadayra Kilfoy-Flores.
The Williamson Street Art Center partners with the Respite Center to help children and their families create “Good People” badges at Overture Center for the Arts International Festival.
During the 2-week artist-in-residency at Freedom Elementary School in Freedom, WI, K-2 students made soft sculptures and 3rd graders made found art sculptures. The residency was funded by the parent group.
Soft sculpture figures were made by 2 classes at Eagle School in Madison, WI. The workshop was sponsored by an Eagle School parent.
This project was a collaboration between the Williamson Street Art Center and the Respite Center. It was designed to further the mission of the Respite Center – a crisis center for kids in Madison, WI. It was conducted at the Overture Center for the Arts by volunteers and was funded by the Respite Center.
During this artist-in-residency at Forest Glenn Elementary School in Howard-Suamico, WI, K-3 graders made soft sculptures and 4th & 5th graders made found art figures. The residency was funded by the parent-teacher group.
During this artist-in-residency at Lowell Elementary School in Madison, WI, K-3 students each made 2 soft sculptures – one to keep and one to leave at the school. Fourth and fifth graders made found art sculptures for the school library.