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Why Artist Statements?
The Importance of Artist Statements 7:41
Presenting Work 4:14
Responding to Work 4:25
Beginning with the Basics 6:35
Statements for Beginning Students
Developmentally Appropriate Artist Statements 6:51
Instructional Strategies and Ideas 4:00
Statements for Intermediate Students
Breaking Down Barriers 3:12
Statements for Advanced Students
Why Choice and Voice are Important 3:49
Motivating Students to Write 2:51
Making Statements Meaningful 4:03
Writing Statements for Portfolios
Elementary Portfolios 4:40
Secondary Portfolios 3:44
When and Where to Utilize Statements
Critiques and Conversations 3:58
Displays and Art Shows 2:54
Sending Work Home 4:13
Unlock Certificate: 5 Questions
3 PD Hours
1 Investigate resources to help students create artist statements.
2 Discover tools to help students write developmentally appropriate artist statements.
3 Learn how artist statements can be utilized in critiques, displays, and art shows.
From simple sentences to portfolio statements, it is imperative that artists know how to write about their work. In this PRO Pack, Tim Bogatz will walk you through the numerous ways artist statements can be used in your art room. You’ll walk away with a clear understanding of how artist statements can be connected to the national standards, how students can approach artist statements in a variety of ways, and how you can use artist statements as a catalyst to improve your teaching.
3. Assessment Design
B. Develops various assessment strategies for classroom use
C. Analyzes qualitative and quantitative student assessment data to gauge mastery
D. Analyzes qualitative and quantitative student assessment data to guide learning and instruction
4. Assessment Implementation
B. Supports student reflection on learning through peer feedback and self-assessment
C. Values how the arts connect with other disciplines and provides opportunities to experience those connections
Anchor Standard 7: Perceive and analyze artistic work
Anchor Standard 8: Interpret intent and meaning in artistic work.
Anchor Standard 9: Apply criteria to evaluate artistic work.
Content & Art Ed NOW Manager and PRO Facilitator
Tim is the Content & Art Ed NOW Manager for the Art of Education University, and previously worked as an AOEU writer and graduate instructor. Before working for AOEU, Tim taught high school art for 14 years in Omaha, Nebraska. As a teacher, he focused on creativity, problem solving, and higher order thinking skills, using drawing, painting, photography, sculpture, ceramics, and whatever other materials might be available.