PD WORKSHOP: Cut Paper, a Pathway to Creative Writing
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PD WORKSHOP: Cut Paper, a Pathway to Creative Writing

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Mansfield Art Center

700 Marion Avenue

Mansfield, OH 44906

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The process of writing stories can be challenging for young authors. In this workshop, explore how students can use scissors, glue, and construction paper to create artwork that becomes the bridge between an unformed idea and a unique, descriptive story. Learn to use selected elements of art, such as shape, color, and space, to connect to story components (e.g., character, setting, events, main idea, and details). Participants will leave with workable, accessible tools for students to create ideas, think divergently and write creatively.

This workshop is presented by Jamin Carter, a teaching artist with Focus 5 Arts Integration Consulting (Virginia). Jamin is a visual artist and art educator. He holds a BFA in sculpture and painting and a Masters of Arts in Teaching in visual art education. As an educator, he has experience teaching in K-12 classrooms and taught studio art and AP art history in a public high school. He spent five years working as an art educator in three diverse Title I schools ranging from grades K-8. Additionally, he has worked as a mentor in elementary and middle school art classrooms modeling skills and techniques that utilize arts integration as well as other unique approaches to art education. As an artist, Jamin has worked in various mediums such as oil painting, sculpture and brush with ink. He currently has a studio in Memphis where he has exhibited work and served as a consultant for public art works with the Urban Arts Commission and Vita Brevis.

Dinner is included, and contact hour verification for CEUs is available. For more information, call 419-522-2726 ext. 251 or email chelsie@mansfieldtickets.com.

This event is free with registration below thanks to the generosity of our sponsors, Charles P. Hahn, CFP and the Ohio Arts Council.


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