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  • National Art Education Association

    Back MatterSource: Art Education, Vol. 41, No. 1, Teaching Art (Jan., 1988), pp. 29-67Published by: National Art Education AssociationStable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/3194137 .Accessed: 14/06/2014 17:28

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    Be sure to join us Sunday evening at the Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) for a reception for California Artists.

    An Invitation To The

    National Art Education Association

    Annual Convention

    Los Angeles, California April 8-12, 1988


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  • Sebastien Sam Francis


    Sebastien, a young Mexican artist, is noted for his transformable sculptures which the spectator can manipulate to change in form and configuration. Sebastien works with cardboard models, which he then enlarges in wood or metal, in a highly innovative achitectonic expression. He will discuss his approach to sculpture.

    Sam Francis, a native of San Mateo, California, is an internationally noted painter working in a rich and lyrical form of abstraction. His paintings, which emphasize spatters and dripped paint, are expressionist in their power and color vibrance. Mr. Francis will share some of his views on painting.

    Brent Wilson, NAEA member and Professor of Art Education at The Pennsylvania State University; and Warren Newman, Director of the Arts In Education Program of the National Endowment for the Arts. Dr. Wilson is the chief writer of a Congressionally-required study of arts education in the U.S., a project undertaken by both the National Endowment for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Humanities, with cooperation of the U.S. Secretary of Education. Dr. Wilson and Dr. Newman will speak about the report, its findings, and possible effects.

    Frank Hodsoll, Chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts. The Endowment has recently revised its guidelines toward more substantive art education. It has released $800,000 in cooperation with the U.S. Department of Education to open two arts research centers to study how students learn in the arts and how the arts can be taught and arts learnings assessed. Mr. Hodsoll's address will concern these developments.

    Milton Rhodes, President of the American Council for the Arts (ACA). The ACA was instrumental in bringing 27 private sector arts groups and the arts education associations together to form a series of working statements on the arts. A major conference on arts education was sponsored by ACA in November, 1987, in Interlochen, Michigan. Mr. Rhodes will elaborate upon these ACA initiatives.

    Leilani Lattin Duke, Director of the Getty Center for Education in the Arts, Los Angeles. Ms. Duke will discuss the Getty Center's programs in Discipline-Based Art Education.

    Juan Lara, Dean, College of Education, University of California at Los Angeles; and Ann Reynolds, California educator and former Ohio dean. Dr. Reynolds backed the passage of a higher education entrance requirement of art in the state university systems of Ohio and California. Dr. Lara has worked for passage of the requirement in the California state university system. They will discuss the achievement of this important NAEA GoaL

    Robert Irwin, painter, and native of California. He has exhibited at the Museum of Modem Art in New York, the Chicago Museum of Contemporary Art, the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis, and the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York.

    Julie Lazar, curator for Media and Performing Arts at The Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) in Los Angeles where she develops programs in the performing arts, radio, film, and video.

    Marcia Simon Weisman, a collector, who at present has one of the most comprehensive collections of modem and contemporary art in the United States. The collection has been featured in Connaissance des Arts, Vogue Magazine, Esquire Magazine, and Home Magazine. Works from this collection have been loaned to the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; the Museum of Modern Art, New York; The National Collection of Fine Arts, Smithsonian Institute; and the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles.

    Brent Wilson Frank Hodsoll

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  • Leilani Lattin Duke

    SPECIAL EVENTS L I~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    300 LOS ANGELES COUNTY MUSEUM OF ART Friday, April 8; 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.; Price: $5.00

    Share the 50th birthday of Los Angelest own David Hockney at the museum, where a retrospective of his works will be on exhibit. Binney & Smith and the California Art Education Association will host the evening reception in the Times Mirror Central Court, the focal point of the County Museum complex on Wilshire Boulevard. The Hockney exhibition, which premieres in Los Angeles, includes paintings, drawings, photographs, several suites of prints, and illustrated books from the British-born artist's last 30 years. Hors d'oeuvres, drinks, and entertainment are planned from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. In addition, a display depicting Binney & Smith's support of the arts will be on exhibit

    301 "SUMMER AND SMOKE" (Ahmanson Theatre - Music Center Complex) Saturday, April 9; 8:00 p.m.; Price: $31.00; Preregistration Only Transportation to and from theatre on your own (5 blocks from hotel)

    "Summer and Smoke", by Tennessee Williams. Starring Broadway and motion picture star Christopher Reeve. Hailed by the New York Times as "a vibrant work of art", the play tells the romantic story of the love of a proper and inhibited minister's

    daughter for a reckless, exciting young doctor, portrayed by Reeve.

    302 "MADE IN BANGKOK" (Mark Taper Forum - Music Center Complex) Saturday, April 9; 8:00 p.m.; Price: $21.00; Preregistration Only Transportation to and from theatre on your own (5 blocks from hotel)

    "Made In Bangkok", by Anthony Minghella, is about five British tourists in Thailand who find their lives profoundly altered as

    their misconceptions about another culture breaks down. Hailed by London Theatre Critics as the most promising young writer of the British stage, Minghella has created an engrossing and provocative metaphor for Western imperialism and its efforts to recreate the East in its own image. "Made In Bangkok" was named Best Play of 1987.

    303 AN EVENING WITH CALIFORNIA ARTISTS Sunday, April 10; 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.; Price: $7.00

    Stroll from your hotel to the new, internationally acclaimed Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) for a reception for California Artists. MOCA is the first American commission for Japan's distinguished architect, Arata Isozaki, and is celebrated for its innovative use of red Indian sandstone, crystalized glass, barrelled vault, and pyramid skylights. The magnificent structure and its collections have drawn praise from visitors around the world.

    Please register early to avoid disappointment

    Because- many workshops, tours, and functions have limits, members are encouraged to register as early as possible. It is NAEA's policy to accept ticketed functions on a first-come, first-served basis.

    Milton Rhodes Marcia Weisman

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  • CALIFORNIA ARTIST SERIES Register early to avoid disappointment

    ART CENTER COLLEGE OF DESIGN 400 "Automobile and Product Design Workshop" {Limit 25)

    Saturday, April 9; 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.; Price: $16.00 Richard Hutting

    Have you ever wanted to change the look of your car, or even your coffeemaker? Enjoy this rare opportunity to work with a professional automotive designer from one of the world's leading car companies. You will learn the inside story on how cars and other consumer products are designed and fabricated and get a chance to create your own design. The instructor will take you step by step through the process he uses in his own studio, including concerns for styling and market appeal and the practical aspects of human factors and engineering. The workshop will provide valuable information for any of your students interested in these industrial design areas - and you'll leave the workshop with your own original design! The instructor, Richard Hutting, is President of Concept Center of California and directs Ford Motor Company's advanced concept studio in California. He is responsible for developing and creating prototypes for Ford's forward-reaching automobiles. He has taught advanced transportation design courses at the Art Center for the past nine years.

    401 "Drawing Workshop" {Limit 35) Saturday, April 9; 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.; Price: $16.00 Philip Hays

    You will be provided with a dramatic set and intriguing models. The Chairman of the Illustration Department and two of the top instructors will work with you on new ways of approaching the figure and composition, emphasizing expression of mood, and evoking personal interpretation. The instructors will share their individual approaches as you draw a variety of tableaux and single poses. You'll also hear some unique ideas for set-ups you can create in your own classroom. The instructor, Philip Hays, has illustration work in the permanent collection of the Museum of Modern Art and the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. Some of his many clients have included Coca-Cola, American Airlines, Columbia, and Motown Records. His work has appeared in many prominent magazines, and he has won over 200 awards for excellence from various organizations. He is currently Chairman of the Illustration Department at the Art Center.

    402 "Meet The Mac! (An Introduction To Computer Graphics)" {Limit 18) Saturday, April 9, 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.; Price: $16.00 Sharon Aki

    Computer technology is having a dramatic impact on all of the design professions. This workshop will present an overview of the computer graphics field. You will be introduced to the state-of-the-art equipment in the computer graphics labs and instruction will be given on the use of a Macintosh SE system. You will learn to create drawings or simple graphics on the computer and generate a printout of your original piece. The workshop will acquaint you with affordable computer-assisted design tools and techniques. The instructor, Sharon Aki, is President of Aki Valentine International and is a professional graphic designer whose clients include the New York World Trade Center, J. Paul Getty Museum, L'Oreal, and the National Football League. She has achieved several awards of excellence from various organizations. She currently teaches computer graphics and graphic design at the Art Center.

    403 "Exploring New Media" {Limit 25) Saturday, April 9; 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.; Price: $21.00 Dwight Harmon

    Tired of the same old pencil drawings? Try some new techniques that can be easily used in the classroom. You will explore a range of non-traditional drawing and design methods, including unfused Xeroxing, use of masking fluids, and charcoal and graphite powder techniques. A playful way to explore new effects which create some very serious insights and results! The instructor, Dwight HIarmon, is a painter whose work has been exhibited at the Butler Institute of American Art and the Los Angeles Art Association. His work centers on a mixed-media approach combining collage and other elements. He has taught at the Art Center for the past 18 years and currently instructs classes in The Structure of Painting and Media Experimentation.

    404 "Graphics and Advertising Workshop" {Limit 25) Saturday, April 9; 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.; Price: $16.00 Roland Young

    Change is the only constant in the ever expanding fields of graphic design and advertising. We'll provide you with an overview of the numerous career opportunities in these fields and give you the chance to work with a nationally known designer. He'll talk about approaches to skill development for these fields and convey his own techniques for encouraging creative thinking. You'll have a chance to complete your own ad or graphic project and take home with you ideas for beginning student assignments. The instructor, Roland Young, is co-owner of the Tracey Shiffman/Roland Young Design Group and is an art director whose clients include the Museum of Contemporary Art, Capitol Records, and Windham Hill. His "Famous Amos" package designs appear in the Smithsonian Institute collection and he has been a pioneer in the field of album cover design and entertainment industry promotion. He teaches Communication Design at the Art Center.

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  • 405 "Furniture Design - With A Twist" {Limit 25} Saturday, April 9; 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.; Price: $21.00 Gaylord Eckles

    A piece of furniture has to look good, be functional, and sometimes address special environmental requirements. In this hands-on workshop, you'll design a corrugated cardboard chair that has to meet these requirements. The instructor will work with you on an original sketch design and provide you with the materials to build your chair. You will be encouraged to synthesize simple, yet beautiful forms while meeting some special technical challenges. That's where the twist comes in - you must be able to sit in your chair when it's finished and collapse it to carry home with you. It's a fun project that can be duplicated with your students. The instructor, Gaylord Eckles, is an architectural sculptor whose clients have included the Museum of Science and Industry - Los Angeles, the San Diego Zoo, the Singapore Science Center, and the Los Angeles County Department of Parks a...