|In visual arts class at Bromwell, students work individually and in groups on concepts including:~ Personal expression & communication~ Giving physical form to ideas, feelings, and experiences~ Creative skill-building, working with materials, imagining new possibilities, and fostering perseverance~ Aesthetic awareness: sensitization to beauty in nature, and understanding multiple perspectives of humanity~ Culture & history: the knowledge that art is a universal and timeless language, yet also reflective of the time and place in which it was created.Bromwell Elementary has a reputation for supporting and collaborating with the local art community on a multitude of programs including the Gallery Walk, the Student Valentine Card Sale, Multicultural Week, and various school fundraising events.
Bromwell students have visual arts once a week.
Alma Mater: University of California, Davis
Why teaching: I love art, working with children, and being a part of a school community.
Favorite food: Finnish pancakes
Favorite noise: The sound of children drawing
Least favorite noise: Running in the halls
Number and kind of pets: One orange tabby cat named Prince Harry and one Bernese Mountain dog named Sydney.
Hero or heroine: Wayne Thiebaud is my favorite artist, and I was fortunate to have him as a professor at UC Davis. I love Martha Stewart for her creativity, cooking and baking.