Elements and Principles of Design Activity

(Title Image Credit: elementaryartresources.com) The Tyler Museum of Art contains artwork that exemplifies the elements and principles of design. This lesson activity asks students to identify how the elements and principles of design are used in selected artworks from the Tyler Museum of Art’s Permanent Collection. If you use or reference this lesson plan, pleaseContinue reading “Elements and Principles of Design Activity”

Tyler Museum of Art Newsletter: May 2022

If you read or download this newsletter, please leave a comment with your feedback. The newsletter can be downloaded in the link below. Exhibitions 18th Annual High School Art Exhibition The High School Exhibition presents 86 artworks from East Texas high school art students. The goal is to celebrate art education in the East TexasContinue reading “Tyler Museum of Art Newsletter: May 2022”

Lesson Plan: Piero Fenci’s “White Crown Turbine”

This lesson plan contains the Texas TEKS for Elementary, Middle, and High School art teachers. Students will learn about abstract art and Piero Fenci’s style of abstraction found in his ceramic work White Crown Turbine. Then, the class will choose a machine found in every-day life and make an abstract non-functional ceramic sculpture based on theContinue reading “Lesson Plan: Piero Fenci’s “White Crown Turbine””

Tyler Museum of Art Newsletter: April 2022

If you read or download this newsletter, please leave a comment with your feedback. The newsletter can be downloaded in the link below. Exhibitions 18th Annual High School Art Exhibition The High School Exhibition presents 86 artworks from East Texas high school art students. The goal is to celebrate art education in the East TexasContinue reading “Tyler Museum of Art Newsletter: April 2022”

18th Annual High School Art Exhibition: Elements and Principles of Design

For the past 18 years, the Tyler Museum of Art exhibits high school artwork from students in the East Texas area. This lesson examines selected artwork from the 18th Annual High School Art Exhibition to discuss how each piece conveys the elements and principles of design. The lesson was written by Hannah Cammack, a SpringContinue reading “18th Annual High School Art Exhibition: Elements and Principles of Design”

Lesson Plan: Bill Montgomery’s “Living Room”

This lesson plan contains the Texas TEKS for Elementary, Middle, and High School art teachers. Students will learn about the Surrealism used in Bill Montgomery’s Living Room. Afterwards, the students will make a Surrealist composition using color pastels. If you use or reference this lesson plan, please leave a comment with your feedback. The lessonContinue reading “Lesson Plan: Bill Montgomery’s “Living Room””

Lesson Plan: Otis Jones’ “Blue with Four White Squares”

This lesson plan was researched and written by Ransom Jarvis, a Spring 2022 University of Texas at Tyler Intern at the Tyler Museum of Art. The lesson plan was edited by Rachel Anthony, the Tyler Museum of Art Education Manager. This lesson plan contains the Texas TEKS for Elementary, Middle, and High School art teachers. StudentsContinue reading “Lesson Plan: Otis Jones’ “Blue with Four White Squares””

Tyler Museum of Art Newsletter: March 2022

If you read or download this newsletter, please leave a comment with your feedback. The newsletter can be downloaded in the link below. Exhibitions Norman Rockwell: Drawings, Paintings, and Prints The exhibition presents a collection of the American painter, illustrator, and storyteller Norman Rockwell’s drawings, paintings, and prints. A portion of the artworks are fromContinue reading “Tyler Museum of Art Newsletter: March 2022”

Lesson Plan: David Row’s “Untitled (Black)”

David Row, Untitled (Black), 1997, monotype print, 22 inches X 33 inches, Tyler Museum of Art, Tyler, Texas. This lesson plan contains the Texas TEKS for Elementary, Middle and High School art teachers. This lesson teaches students about a type of monotype printmaking. The students will create a portfolio of monotype prints exhibiting abstract designs.Continue reading “Lesson Plan: David Row’s “Untitled (Black)””

Tyler Museum of Art Newsletter: February 2022

If you read or download this newsletter, please leave a comment with your feedback. The newsletter can be downloaded in the link below. Exhibitions Norman Rockwell: Drawings, Paintings, and Prints The exhibition presents a collection of the American painter, illustrator, and storyteller Norman Rockwell’s drawings, paintings, and prints. A portion of the artworks are fromContinue reading “Tyler Museum of Art Newsletter: February 2022”