The Art

The Art

14 weeks

Black Light Chalk

During Week 4, Air It Out project leader, Carlos Gacharna, led the group through a chemistry workshop creating blacklight chalk and then making designs.

picture of group learning about the chemistry of light
picture of black light reacting with jar of chemicals
picture of chemical mixture during black light workshop with Carlos Gacharna
picture of chalk poured into mold during black light workshop with Carlos Gacharna
picture of chalk after hardening during black light workshop with Carlos Gacharna
picture of group working during Carlos Gacharna's black light chalk workshop
picture of group drawing during Carlos Gacharna's black light chalk workshop
picture of teen dancing in front of black light chalk installation at Air It Out teen art exhibit

 

 

String Gardens

For week 12, local agricultural artist, Devon Hamilton, led the group through the creation of string gardens. Flowers, plants, food -- just hanging around and looking pretty.

picture of teens making String Gardens during 15-week semester of Air It Out
picture of teens making String Gardens during 15-week semester of Air It Out
picture of teens making String Gardens during 15-week semester of Air It Out
string gardens on exhibition at the Air It Out teen art show
string gardens on exhibition at the Air It Out teen art show

 

 

Paintings

For week 10, local painter, Ashley Robertson, led the group through the adventure of drip painting. Messy, experimental, fun!

picture of teens creating drip paintings during Air It Out semester of art
picture of teens creating drip paintings during Air It Out semester of art
picture of teens creating drip paintings during Air It Out semester of art
picture of teens creating drip paintings during Air It Out semester of art
picture of teens creating drip paintings during Air It Out semester of art
picture of teens creating drip paintings during Air It Out semester of art
picture of teens creating drip paintings during Air It Out semester of art
picture of teens creating drip paintings during Air It Out semester of art
picture of someone viewing drip paintings at Air It Out teen art exhibition
picture of teen viewing drip paintings at Air It Out teen art exhibition

 

 

Screen Printing

During weeks 5 and 6, local artists, Adam Villegas, Sydney Parsons and Noah Huber, joined Air It Out group leader, Faisal Abdu'allah to lead the group through the many stages of screen printing.

picture of teens learning how to screen print during 15-week Air It Out semester
picture of teens screen printing during 15-week Air It Out semester
picture of teens screen printing during 15-week Air It Out semester
picture of teens screen printing during 15-week Air It Out semester
picture of teens screen printing during 15-week Air It Out semester
picture of screen printed shirts on display at Air It Out teen art exhibition
picture of people enjoying the party next to screen print exhibit
picture of Air It Out screen used to print shirts at the exhibition party