Colleen Cannon-Karlos

Colleen Cannon-Karlos, MFA is an artist, STEAM educator, program coordinator and grant writer who recently moved to North Carolina from Hawaii. Her signature pieces fuse concepts of physics with graphic imagery derived from a multimedia art process utilizing ultraviolet light to reveal hidden colors and patterns. Cannon-Karlos has exhibited her work in New York, California, Hawaii, New Mexico, South Carolina and North Carolina. As a Teaching Artist Cannon-Karlos uses art to engage students in concepts of math and science. REQUEST COLLEEN


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

Residency
The Art and Science of Superheroes

Students will learn how art, science, storytelling, imagination and history come together to make Super human beings by creating their very own superhero complete with the story of the scientific origins of their super powers. Minimum 5 days needed for residency project. Residency Lesson Plan

Max Participants: 25

Duration: Minimum 5 days needed for residency with each class/group, 60-minutes.

Special Requirements: Regular classroom with computer, white/smart board and projector.

Fee: $62.50 per class/hr.
*Fee varies. Please contact the CAPS office at (919) 560-2718 to inquire.

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

Workshop
Fractals “R” Us

Students will be introduced to fractals as repeating patterns in self-similar forms as both natural and mathematically computerized phenomenon. They will use a simple formula involving triangles to create a visual demonstration individually and collectively as a class. Workshop Lesson Plan

Max Participants: 25

Duration: 90 minutes. (flexible)

Special Requirements:
computer, projector, white or smart board

Fee: $62.50 per class/hr.