Art and Math with The Blacks

Inspired by contemporary artist Wayne Thiebaud

Sweet Summer Art & Cakes and Calculations

Two weeks -

JUNE 22 to JUNE 25 (grades 4 & 5)

JUNE 29 to JULY 2 (grades 3 & 4)

Two exciting sessions offered by the mother / daughter team.

1st session 10:30 - explore your artistic side!

2nd session 12:30 - get sweet on math!

Take either session or both. (Lunch bunch available)

In both weeks projects will be different!

We will have fun getting creative!

Math and Arts Integration.....

ART SIDE 10:30 -12:00

Explore the visual arts and discover the work of artist, Wayne Thiebaud. Investigate art concepts and the elements and principles of art and design. Specifically, students will experiment with line, color, shape, texture, value, perspective, and emphasis. All students will create a delicious masterpiece inspired by this world-renowned contemporary artist.

MATH SIDE 12:30 - 2:00

Explore connections between the visual arts and mathematics while discovering and reading about the work of the artist, Wayne Thiebaud. Students will learn about the contemporary pop artist while investigating mathematical concepts such as fractions, writing and solving money problems, using estimation and calculations, and exploring the concepts of diameter, radius, volume, and surface area.

About us

Caitlin Black, M.A.,Boston University

Art teacher, Winslow Twp Elementary School One

Lisa Wallin Black, M.Ed., Saint Joseph's University

Teacher, Haddonfield Central Elementary School