Artist Trading Card Global Swap 2016 from Italy

With great pleasure I publish here the Artist Trading Cards, created by ten Italian Schools which took part with me in the project Artist Trading Card Global Swap 2016. Our cards have already arrived to Minnesota, where Nic Hahn and her staff are dividing them, in order to ship them in other 100 Schools around the world. We are looking forward to receive the new cards from the Schools that took … [Read more...]

Meeting with the artist: Albino Rossi

Having a meeting with an artist is always a special experience: we are used to appreciating the works of art, but a meeting with an artist makes us able to read his creations in a different way, with more affection and depth. This October we visited a beautiful exhibition at the Casa dei Gentili di Sanzeno (Trento) . The exhibit showed the whole artistic activity of ALBINO ROSSI, an Italian artist … [Read more...]

Artist Trading Cards Global Swap 2015

At beginning of the School year we took part ito an Artist Trading cards Global Swap. The idea came from an outstanding American teacher, Nic Hahn (here her website MiniMatisse), with whom I share technical ideas and lessons from a few years. Artist Trading Cards are small works of art, the size of a playing card, (2.5 x 3.5 inches, or 6.35 x 8.89 cm) that artists from around the world exchange … [Read more...]

Also this year is Arteascuola the Best Art Blog 2015!

Also this year in Arte a Scuola.com confirms the success in the contest for the best website of Art Class of 2015! Arteascuola.com is officially the winner in the category of the best art sites for middle and high schools in 2015. I am very surprised and honored with this second consecutive victory and I want to thank all those who gave their vote, who follow me and support me every day: … [Read more...]

2015 Art Ed Blog of the Year Contest: Vote Now!

Vote for your favorite Art Blog! Even this year arteascuola.com was selected among The best Art Blogs of 2015, from the website The Art Of Education. I'm excited and honored to have made the finalist in the category n. 2.Best Secondary Art Ed Blog. We have until January 22, 2016 to vote. If you like, vote for my site at this link : scroll down the list of finalists, click the pink button … [Read more...]

Creating the logo “A Shop as Friend”

With all classes of seventh grade, we participated this year in a competition to design a logo entitled "A shop as Friend". The project, proposed by our Valley Community Rotaliana-Konigsberg, aims to increase the safety of children in the path from school. The shops displaying this logo are willing to accept any child who needs information, shelter or aid. First with the students, we tried to … [Read more...]

Art Bloggers at Affordable Art Fair in Milan

The photographer Elena Datrino offered me a unique opportunity: to participate in a photo shooting during the 'Affordable Art Fair in Milan, on 20 March 2015. This fair was conceived by Will Ramsay, an art dealer in London, to make contemporary art accessible and affordable to all. The aim is to show that anyone can appreciate art, can buy a work of art or become a small collector. The event was … [Read more...]

Arte a Scuola won! It’s the best Art Ed Blog of 2014

Arte a Scuola won the 4th Annual Art Ed Blog of the year Contest!  This morning I had a big surprise to see that arteascuola.com is officially the winner in the categories of the Best Secondary Art Ed Blog of 2014! With a thousands of votes coming in, Arte a Scuola ended up in first place! I want to thank all those who gave their vote and who support me. Today I'm really proud and happy, … [Read more...]

Photo contest “Barriers and limits”

  Who is in the shop window? The way for water Two of my photographs have been selected for a photograph competition organized from an Italian Association that deals with disability. The subject was “Barriers, limitations” and here there are the 18 photographs to take part in the competition and in the exhibition in Scandicci (Florence), from 6 to 15 of January … [Read more...]

National Competition of Theatre : “the Italy of the fairy tales”

The show "The Love for Three pomegranates" that we made last May has received a special mention for the Theatre at the National Competition "Italy of fairy tales. Traveling with the Italian Fairy tales by Italo Calvino". Here's a little" backstage "of the work conducted in making the scenery and costumes, with original music by the Choir of the school. Well done guys! … [Read more...]