Media Arts

Step inside Artopia's Media Arts lobby! Students can learn about media arts history by exploring Art History.  Under Be a Media Critic, students are guided on how to closely examine a variety of media types like television, radio, photography and film.  In Meet an Artist, watch videos of artists at work. 

Please note many of the web videos include transcripts.

 

Type
Animation Basics | Artopia
Animation Basics | Artopia

Interactive

Flipping from image to image very quickly creates the illusion of movement. Have you ever played with a flipbook? Try out this drag n' drop game.
Art Cards | Artopia
Art Cards | Artopia

Video

Maria Manhattan talks about her process of designing the Artopia art cards. Check out the art cards below: Dance Art Cards Media Arts Cards Music Art Cards Painting Art Cards Sculpture Art Cards...
Cindy Sherman | Artopia
Cindy Sherman | Artopia

Photo

Illustration by Maria Manhattan 1954-present Cindy Sherman was born on January 19, 1954 in Glen Ridge, New Jersey and was raised on Long Island. She earned a B.A. in Fine Arts from the State...
Civil Rights Photography - Part 2 | Artopia
Civil Rights Photography - Part 2 | Artopia

Video

Cecil J. Williams is a native of Orangeburg, South Carolina. He began taking documentary photographs of his community at the age of nine. By 15, he was working professionally as a freelancer for Jet...