INVEST IN KIDS

New Bedford Art Museum/ArtWorks! is proud to present Invest In Kids: Exploring My City Through Art with artist Alison Wells. Students will learn about the history of New Bedford then create artwork that integrates and translates the lesson. This free class is a continuation of our after-school classes with 4th and 5th grade students from James B. Congdon Elementary. It is made possible by the City of New Bedford’s Community Services Department – Invest in Kids Program.


EPISODE ACTIVITIES

Lesson 1: Sunset Silhouette Painting Create beautiful sunsets with Alison Wells!

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Lesson 2: Under the Sea This three-part lesson will explore a variety of painting techniques as students learn the importance of keeping our oceans clean.

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About Alison Wells

Alison Wells is a Trinidadian artist whose paintings have been exhibited in solo and group exhibitions in galleries and museums in the United States, the Caribbean, and Europe. Wells received a MFA from the University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth, in Dartmouth, Massachusetts and a BFA from the Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts in Kingston, Jamaica. Her paintings are part of private, public and corporate collections. Click here to read more!