Delaney Susi

Delaney Susi works with young people to tell their stories through art. She received her Masters of Arts in Teaching from the Art Institute of Chicago where she led students in personal storytelling through documentary photography & oral history. Delaney enjoys designing arts integrated projects to fit specific learning and budgetary needs of the school community. Using drawing, painting, printmaking and mosaic students will connect creative expression with contemporary art, academic subjects, lived experiences and big ideas. Her own artwork is primarily mixed media aimed at expanding the American narrative and oil paintings about everyday life. BOOK DELANEY SUSI

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

We The People: Exploring Identity with Collaborative Art

Students will develop critical thinking and communication skills making self-portraits using drawing, mixed media and printmaking techniques. Individual artwork will then be integrated into a collaborative work of art to celebrate the school’s unique community. Students will reflect on personal and shared identity by analyzing contemporary American art and using this as inspiration for their own artwork. The final artwork can be temporary or permanent and can vary based on the budget and
interests of the school.

Choose from:
– collaborative mural about school/community history
– printmaking self-portraits on a variety of surfaces
– embossing on tin retablos for personal storytelling through symbols
– on-site temporary or permanent installations

Special Requirements (Space, Tech, Volunteer): LCD Projector, computer, 2 tables for materials

Maximum Participants: 25 per classroom residency

Duration: 45-50 minute sessions, 2 or more days needed with same group/class for residencies depending on the experience.

Residency Fee:  Program cost varies based on project. Contact the CAPS Office at (919) 560-2718 to inquire.