Delaney works with young people to tell stories through art. With 20 years of teaching experience and a master’s degree from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, she builds social justice practices and culturally relevant curriculum. Students explore big ideas through various art techniques. Residencies can be modified to meet specific needs of schools including arts integration and installations. Her personal artmaking is mixed-media and painting about the American narrative and everyday life. BOOK DELANEY SUSI


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

Residency
We The People: Exploring Identity with Collaborative Art

Students learn self-portraiture art techniques while thinking critically about identity race and gender. Together they will make a work of art that celebrates individuality and collective identity. Choose from drawing, painting, or printmaking to create a collaborative installation.

Max Participants: 25

Duration: 50 minute sessions, 3 or more days needed with same group/class for residencies depending on the experience.

Special Requirements: LCD Projector, computer, 2 tables for materials

Fee: Program cost varies based on project.
*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

Residency
Honoring Our Family Stories with Handmade Art Objects

Students use oral history and storytelling to research their own family. Through colored pencil portraits, embroidered quilt squares, paintings on wood, or embossed tin retablos students will create special works of art about their culture and legacy.

Max Participants: 25

Duration: 50 minute sessions, 2 or more days needed with same group/class for residencies depending on the experience.

Special Requirements:
LCD Projector, computer, 2 tables for materials

Fee: Program cost varies based on project.
*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
Exploring Place with Community-themed Artwork

Through discussion and drawing, students explore community (school, neighborhood or city) to appreciate the history, landmarks, struggles and successes of that place. Choose painting, printmaking or photo-collage projects with the option of making a mural or a book.

Max Participants: 25

Duration: 50 minute sessions, 3 or more days needed with same group/class for residencies depending on the experience.

Special Requirements: LCD Projector, computer, 2 tables for materials

Fee: Program cost varies based on project.
*Please contact the CAPS office at (919) 560-2718 to inquire.