This weekend is Sakura Matsuri at the Brooklyn Botanic Gardens! Aka the annual Cherry Blossom Festival. In celebration of this traditional Japanese event and beginning of Spring, we created our own version of cherry blossom bonsai tree sculptures. Building an armature from wire was key in order to create a balanced structure to add layers of clay and cherry blossoms made of tissue paper to our miniature tree. The results were beautiful!
New artwork is NOW on display at Oren’s Coffee Shop on Lexington Ave. between E 79th & E 80th Street (in the UES) for CCA’s rotating Student’s Art Exhibition!
Be sure to stop by, grab a coffee or tea and check out the beautiful artwork created throughout this school year.
Again, a very special thank you to Oren’s and Oren’s Manager- Jasmin for allowing CCA to continue our revolving exhibition of student artworks!
The Winter Snow was our theme this week for Art Adventures: From Salt dough Snow Mama & her babies (with our 2-5 year old classes) to Winter Wonderland Salt Watercolor Landscape exploration (our 8-11 year old class)! It was a fun snow art day for all ages.
We are starting off 2019 with ART, ART & more ART:
Learning about, surrounding ourselves with & creating ART…@ the Guggenheim!
For the next 2 weeks of January we are taking our Art Adventures on a Museum Adventure: exploring the ‘out of this world’ art of Hilma af Klint.
- Learn about Abstraction, Art Concepts & Klint
- Practice using various drawing media and papers
- Start your own Sketchbook!
(all materials provided)
Curious about Klint or the Guggenheim?
Sign Up today for one of our tour dates. Invite your friends! Form a Group. We’re excited to take this creative adventure with you!
We had 3 fantastic ART FILLED days at Claire’s Creative Adventure’s Winter Camp on our 1st week of 2019!
It was all about Abstract Art, thinking outside the box & exploring new AND unique materials! Ending with a trip to the Guggenheim!
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Here are 9 of our favorite art projects @ Claire’s Creative Adventures this past year! Such an ART-filled year and we are so excited for this upcoming 2019
Last night, Claire had the honor of meeting Mr. Kentridge at the “Head & the Load” performance at the Park Avenue Armory and shared with him her passion for bringing his work into the classroom for children.
A very exciting Art Adventure this past weekend with a visit to Brooklyn, an art + fashion show AND an inside look into the art making process with Pratt’s MFA open studios.
We are SO proud of our very own Art Adventurer + our Art Adventurer Mom- Sawyer & Deborah! This past Saturday, family & friends joined us @ COPE NYC Art Expo to see…
Sawyer’s artwork was on display right next to other students, teachers, professional Artists, MFA Pratt students + Designers artwork!
We brought the whole family to share in this HUGE accomplishment. A special thank you to COPE NYC for coordinating this event + of course Sawyer for participating AND his family for the support!
COPE NYC brought together NYC Public School students + Teachers + MFA students AND the Gallery/Museum community for an all inclusive Art show-
- Celebrating the beauty of creating ART from all walks of life using recyclable materials.
- Artists in Residence work with an Open Studios weekend
- High Fashion Show coordinated by the students of High school Fashion Industries
Our Art Adventurers exhibiting artwork was created during our Saturday Child-Parent Workshop , which was held last month creating Rauschenberg Combines!
Check out Sawyer’s work & the rest @ the Acumen Capital Partners Building (630 Flushing Ave, Brooklyn) on display till December 2018.
Also be sure to stop by Oren’s Coffee Shop on Lexington Ave. (between E79th + E80th St in the UES) to see CCA’s ongoing Student’s Art Show currently on display!
A very special thank you to Oren’s, Oren’s Installation Coordinator- Jarrel Whitaker & Oren’s Manager- Jordan for allowing CCA to produce a revolving art exhibition of student artworks!