Off the Canvas

Off the Canvas November

This month for Off the Canvas! we looked at the early architecture of the Native American tipi. Off the Canvas! is an educational program I created that teaches children how to fully express their creativity through nontraditional forms of art. For November’s event I taught three grade levels about shelter,...

Off the Canvas October

This week I had the opportunity to go to Goldie’s class for Off the Canvas! This is an educational program I created that teaches children how to fully express their creativity through nontraditional forms of art. Our lesson for October included reading Eric Carle’s book, “The Very Busy Spider” and...

Off the Canvas

I love art in all its forms, but my real passion is exposing children to nontraditional art forms. This is why I created Off the Canvas, a volunteer-driven educational program that teaches children how to fully express their creativity through nontraditional forms of art. I think it is important to not...

Bottle Cap Butterfly Art

During the restoration of my 1937 Art Deco home in east Hollywood in the summer of 2011, we temporarily lived in Miami Shores in the family home I grew up in. School was out and we needed a project! And tons of leftover bottle caps proved to be the perfect...