BRENDA MILLER HOLMES

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERABrenda Miller Holmes is a muralist and art educator that has been facilitating collaborative community mural projects throughout the San Francisco Bay Area and Internationally for the last ten years and has studied and worked with Master Muralist Susan Cervantes of Precita Eyes Muralists from 2005-2011. Trained in an artistic approach mirroring that of Popular Education, Brenda’s interest lies in the intersection of art, community empowerment and social justice and she is passionate about sharing this unifying and transformative creative experience. Beyond mural making, her art teaching experience spans a variety of media and she has facilitated workshops with people of all ages, from toddlers through adults. BOOK BRENDA MILLER HOLMES

 

 

GRADES: Pre-K K 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12

Residency/Workshop
“Instant” Collaborative Portable Mural
Students will get to express both individual voice and vision while unifying their ideas in this collaborative community mural process. They will learn artistic technique and respectful democratic collaboration resulting in a public artwork to be shared with their community. The residency provides an ideal opportunity to deepen curricular learning and to highlight the importance of teamwork while the students move through theme development, individual drawing, mural composition design, and painting.
Special Requirements (Space, Tech, Volunteer): Art room/ classroom with access to wall space and tables/desks
Maximum Participants:
25
Residency Duration and Maximum Classes:
5 days, 5 classes per day
Residency Fee: $625.00 per class for 5 days
Workshop Duration and Maximum Classes:
Fee includes 5 hours with 1 class
Workshop Fee: $500.00

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GRADES: Pre-K K 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Residency
Collaborative Community Mural
Students will get to express both individual voice and vision while unifying their ideas in this collaborative community mural process. They will learn artistic technique and respectful democratic collaboration resulting in a large-scale permanent public artwork to be shared with their community. The residency provides an ideal opportunity to deepen curricular learning and to highlight the importance of teamwork while the students move through theme development, individual drawing, to-scale mural composition design, wall prep, design transfer and painting.
Special Requirements (Space, Tech, Volunteer): Classroom for design sessions, access to photocopy machine, parent/staff volunteers for community painting days
Maximum Participants:
100
Residency Duration and Maximum Classes Per Day 12-20 days, 5 classes per day
Residency Fee: Contact the CAPS office at (919) 560-2718 for more information and pricing

GRADES: Pre-K K 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12

Workshop
Collaborative Mural “Quilt” 
With the overall image chosen, based on a theme, ahead of time. Students will each create an individual painting based on the theme that will be a “piece of the puzzle”. When all the paintings are installed together the mural will represent each individual’s contribution integrated to form the final overall image. Students will be working to form their own symbolism to convey the theme while learning drawing and painting technique and the result is a collaborative mural to share with their community. This workshop is an ideal program to deepen curricular learning and engage students in a collaborative mural process with a minimal time requirement
Special Requirements (Space, Tech, Volunteer): A Classroom with help from teacher to distribute materials
Maximum Participants:
25
Workshop Duration:
Fee includes 3 hours, 1 class per day
Workshop Fee:
$625
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