Lesson series

Architecture Where you ARE: 2D Explorations in Visual Art

Use your own creativity to question and investigate the architecture you see right where you are. Practice observational drawing, making recycled journals from materials you can find around you, and collage. A science integration with observational drawing, dance, watercolor, de-construction and more! Ideal for grades 3-5

  Ideal for grades 3-5.
    Addresses national standards in math, visual arts, & dance.
   You will need: White and Scrap Paper, Cardboard, Paper grocery bag, Scissors, Glue, Tools to draw and color.
This course features videos from #YIACre8tes, livestreamed art lessons for students and families during shelter in place in response to the Covid-19 pandemic crisis.
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Patrick Jones - Course author
Meet the instructors

Suzanne Joyal

With the generous advice and support of architects Janine Lovejoy Wilford and Shirl Buss.

Suzanne has exhibited her paintings and sculptures at galleries throughout the Bay Area and Los Angeles. Suzanne created and directed Purple Crayon Art Studio in San Francisco for over a decade. She then founded the U.S. branch of Give A JumpStart, a microfinance program for women in Zambia. At Youth in Arts, Suzanne is the creator of the Walker Rezaian Creative HeArts program, a replicable early childhood visual arts curriculum, and the ARTS Bank. She also coaches teaching artists on ways to work with students with disabilities, and provides professional development workshops for educators in arts integration techniques. Suzanne holds a degree in Art History from Wellesley College. Suzanne received her Master of Arts in Arts Education with a focus on special populations from Moore College of Art and Design in Philadelphia in 2020.