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Jean-Marie Galing

Art Resource Teacher
Fairfax County Public Schools
Primary (5 to 8 years old), Elementary (9 to 12 years old), Middle School (13 to 15 years old), High School (16 to 18 years old)
Teacher/Educator, Curriculum Developer
Visual Arts, Arts :

Jean-Marie Galing's collections

 

Mystery and Fantasy

<p>These artworks are <strong>enigmatic</strong> - "mysterious, puzzling, hard to understand, mystifying, inexplicable, baffling, perplexing, bewildering, confusing, impenetrable, inscrutable, incomprehensible, unexplainable, unfathomable, indecipherable."   They are open to interpretation.  </p><p>Look at one or more of these artworks. How did the artist create a sense of mystery or fantasy? What do you think it could mean?  </p>
Jean-Marie Galing
16
 

Museum Architecture

<p><em>How does the design of a museum . . . </em></p> <ul><li>reflect the time in which it was built?</li><li>reflect its purpose?</li><li>reflect the values of society?</li><li> fit in (or not) with the surrounding community? </li></ul><p><em>How does the interior design affect the way people experience the space?</em></p>
Jean-Marie Galing
30
 

Molas Depicting People

<p>Molas are made by indigenous peoples in Panama. They are colorful fabrics with appliqued designs. These molas depict people.  </p><ul><li>What colors do you see?</li><li>What shapes can you find?</li><li>What  kinds of patterns do you see?</li></ul><ul><li>What do you think the people are doing?</li></ul>
Jean-Marie Galing
5
 

Maps

Jean-Marie Galing
8
 

Louise Nevelson

<p>Did you know that Louise's dad owned a lumber yard? No wonder she enjoyed creating wood assemblages.</p> <p>Look at a selected sculpture with a partner and discuss:</p> <ul><li>What do you see?</li><li>How is it arranged?</li><li>What does it make you think of?</li><li>What kind of meaning or story can you find in the sculpture?</li><li>How did Louise <em>unify</em> her sculptures? (UNITY is when all the parts work together to create a cohesive artwork.)</li></ul><p></p>
Jean-Marie Galing
13
 

Landscapes

<p>Choose several images to compare/contrast in terms of location, season, and/or style. Discuss why artists may choose to depict a particular place.</p><p>Formal analysis for elementary students: identify foreground, middle ground and background; describe how size and placement of objects and use of overlapping contribute to the illusion of depth. </p><p>Formal analysis for secondary students: describe color harmonies; identify focal point; find examples of one-point, two point, and atmospheric perspective. </p>
Jean-Marie Galing
29
 

Houses

<p>Images support learning in first grade "Dream House for My Family" lesson. For architecture puzzle activity, print selected images and cut them into pieces that focus on parts of the building. Allow table groups to work together to reassemble the house image and name the parts of the house. </p><p>Discuss images of model houses to introduce the lesson challenge: <em>Create a 3-dimensional model of a dream house for your family.</em></p>
Jean-Marie Galing
11
 

Habitats and Communities

Animals live in habitats; people live in communities. In what ways are they similar or different?
Jean-Marie Galing
14
 

Georgia O'Keeffe

Jean-Marie Galing
11
 

Festivals

<p>Everyone enjoys a festival or celebration! Let's look at some. . . </p><ul><li>Observe  images and guess which culture each represents.</li><li>Play "I Spy Juxtaposition." Work with a small group to examine an image and find where the artist has juxtaposed symbols or text with the image to create meaning. </li><li>What might you include in an artwork about a festival or celebration?  Would there be dances, special music, food, clothing, or activities?</li></ul><p>Art making challenge:  Collaborate in a small group to create a design for a booth, stage, or other area for a cultural tradition at a festival. Designs will be combined into a festival mural.</p>
Jean-Marie Galing
18
 

Family Pets

Jean-Marie Galing
18
 

Family Helper

<p>Images of children performing tasks that help their family. How are these children helping others? </p><p>What do you do to help out at home? Draw a picture of yourself being a helper.</p>
Jean-Marie Galing
6