Exercise 1: Meghan Marks, “Greek architecture inspires …”

Claudia Van Koba is a third grade teacher at Tye River elementary School. After traveling to Greece the prior summer, she was inspired by the architecture specifically a style know as Caryatids. Caryatids are columns in the form of women to symbolize women holding up the building under pressure. Claudia is teaching her class to make a three dimensional model of a Caryatid in class using paper with a polymer glass medium and a four foot doll rod. Claudia explains that the reason for doing this project is to connect with her students on a kinesthetic level.

http://www.sfgate.com/news/article/Greek-architecture-inspires-Va-student-art-project-5136057.php

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