Center ARTES presenters are experts in their fields and in most cases are working
artists and experienced classroom teachers as well. As such, they share tried and
proven arts education teaching strategies and activities for immediate integration
into the classroom.
Center ARTES artists and educators come from diverse backgrounds and are trained to cultivate mutual understanding and communication within the multicultural learning communities they serve. Presenters and workshop facilitators come from diverse places such as France, Croatia, Brazil, China, Mexico, and local schools, universities, and Native American reservations. They present workshops in fields as diverse as ceramics, sculpture, puppetry, percussion, theater, storytelling, music, painting, drawing, mixed media visual arts, education, and more.