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Art Day at the Watermill Center

2017 Art Day at The Watermill Center

Creative collaborations with Springs Elementary School at  The Watermill Center Sixty students rotated among a panoply of art workshops presented by a team of creative professionals and educators. The unique and inspiring Watermill Center – a laboratory of performance, galleries and grounds – was the perfect creative venue for the 6th Graders. Students took photographs, wrote …

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Poetry & Photography 2016 – See How You Feel

Poetry & photography workshop presented at The Nature Conservancy Warhol Preserve, Montauk NY Fifth grade students from Springs School, East Hampton NY explored the extraordinary shoreline environment of Montauk. They documented their experience with poems, sketches and photos. Thanks to : Paul D’Andrea, Nature Conservancy Steward who introduced the geology and natural habitat Anna Mirabai …

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Poetry – Books 2016

Poet, artist and bookbinder extraordinaire, Megan Chaskey, worked with Coleen McGowan’s 3rd grade art students at Springs School in East Hampton, NY. They created hand-made books of their original poems. Megan guided students with poetry instruction and showed them how to handprint their words with rubber stamps, then assembled their books with accordion folding or hand sewn binding.  Cover materials …

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2015 Poetry Bookmaking Workshop with Megan Chaskey

For two weeks at Springs School in East Hampton, Megan Chaskey worked with thirty 8th Graders to write and edit personal poems.  Each student created a hand-bound art book of their original poetry using fabrics and artboard.  The students’ finished works of book art will be presented at a poetry reading in May. Poetry writing: Exploring …

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