Art Room 405
This year's challenge: learn about the whole world's history through the study of art. Eek! We started with the very first art made by humans 20,000 years ago in the caves of Lescaux, France, and will travel all over the map and along the timeline this year.
You can see what we're up to on instagram @artroom405 and @edgewoodsteam
This is my 12th year teaching art! When I was a kid, I loved to draw. In college I took every class I could - drawing, painting, printmaking, ceramics, bookbinding, and tons of art history. With my Bachelor of Fine Arts from The Herron School of Art, I worked at Fundex Games designing card and dice game packaging. Sitting at a computer all day was too boring, so I completed the Masters of Arts in Teaching at The University of Indianapolis so I could become an art teacher.
Mr. Pitman was one of the first people I met in college. He is a graphic designer and makes websites. We have two boys - Daniel is 7, and Isaac is 12. They both love baseball and the Cubs and everything Marvel.
photos (l to r): Me, Candice, Lindsay on one of our miserably muddy and long days rebuilding Fort LaPlay Porte at Kesling Park | Daniel and Isaac painted ceramic tiles to be on display at the park | Mr. Pitman and I made a trip to Frank Lloyd Wright's architectural masterpiece, Fallingwater, a couple years ago | We spend a LOT of time at baseball diamonds. Isaac plays rec and travel baseball | My dad, Daniel, and Mr. Pitman are all bundled up at one of our favorite family traditions - Sugar Camp Days at Bendix Woods (cancelled for this year) | My mom has taught Daniel how to drive the 4-wheeler. Oh dear. | That's my sister-in-law Jenna, my nephew Henry, my brother Rob, my Aunt Peggy, my Uncle Wes, then me and Mr. Pitman in front of Obama's house. The Navy stationed my brother, Bo, there for 2 years so he got to take us on a West Wing tour.