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Innovation

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Civics +7 Age Levels Middle School (13 to 15 years old), High School (16 to 18 years old)

The artist’s imagination may be limitless but his or her materials and tools available do place limitations. How can an artist put their knowledge to into practice, working around their limitations and learn more at the same time? Students will explore how some craft artists have to question the techniques and materials they use in order to create/use a new approach


Renwick Gate

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Rocking Pot

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Green Balance

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Apollo's Pool

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Hole in One

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Fibers and Civilization (1959)

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Lay Inlet

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Vase with Landscape and Dinosaurs

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Vessel #2117

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Traces: Big Beach Baby

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Hula Hoop

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Natural Cycles

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Hugging Circles

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Ghost Clock

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Milk

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Stepping into Shoes

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Dresser Drawer

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Shield #3 Brooch

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Volume (Renwick)

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Box of Falling Stars

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Spinning Wheel

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Feast Bracelet

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Black Pot

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Reclining Dress Impression with Drapery

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Graphite Pendulum-Pendant

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