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Standard VA.C

VA.C Connecting - I can relate artistic ideas and work with personal meaning and external context.

Grade(s): Kindergarten, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

Subject(s): Visual & Performing Arts, Visual & Performing Arts

Year: 2017

The Colors of Earth: Making Paint from Plants


Humans have been making paints and inks from nature for millennia. Kristy Bishop will demonstrate how to make lake pigments and turn them into paint. A lake is a pigment that has been extracted from a...
Leo Twiggs | S.C. Hall of Fame


Leo Franklin Twiggs (born 1934 in St. Stephen, South Carolina) is an American batik artist. He taught from 1973 until 1998 at South Carolina State University. He was the first visual artist to receive...
Georgia O'Keeffe: A Woman On Paper
Episode 2


Georgia O’Keeffe sought to find a place where she could not only support herself financially, but also where her artistic career could grow. O’Keeffe came to Columbia, South Carolina in 1915, where...
Georgia O'Keeffe: A Woman On Paper
Episode 3


Georgia O’Keeffe created many charcoal art drawings during her time in Columbia, and her works eventually made their way to New York, earning the recognition of Alfred Stieglitz. O’Keeffe briefly...