The Teaching Artist Roster is a resource list of Oklahoma artists who have been vetted by the Oklahoma Arts Council and are available to schools and organizations for arts education and learning programs. Each artist accepted to the roster has demonstrated artistic and instructional abilities, and is familiar with curriculum and instructional strategies.
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Danny Gordon is a self-taught, multi-award winning artist/illustrator form Oklahoma City who has been drawing since he was five years old. Danny has been doing programs in Oklahoma Schools since 2000.
Janet Lee Morrison
Participants in a residency with Janet will have experiences such as creating a circular mandala, designing a mural, drafting an architectural rendering, to creating logos and graphic designs.
In Christopher Nick's residencies, students will learn how a drawing is done by using shapes, how set up a picture and the study of line and mass: what the difference is and how it is applied.
Ken's exciting residencies can bring together your drama, band, choir, and tech crew departments to spotlight and preserve their performances, or do a "Video Yearbook Keepsake" highlighting student life and activities.
Geoffrey L. Smith
Geoffrey's residencies introduce participants to pre-production, production and post-production of a video project, including scripting, basic camera set-up, composition and shooting techniques. If editing software is available at the site, participants learn how to input and edit video clips.
Judith introduces and encourages students to experience as many different types of media as possible. She takes a multi-disciplinary approach and includes anything from basic drawing and painting to mural design, paper crafts, bookmaking, weaving or photography.
Richard Ray Whitman
In Richard Ray Whitman's residencies students learn specific techniques for using a variety of art media, including painting, collage, photography and three dimensional art forms.
(Note: Teaching Roster artists are not employees of the Oklahoma Arts Council)