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  • Street Banners

    Street Banners

    Deborah received a Vibrant Communities Grant to work with the Boys and Girls Club in Dallas GA.  The students learned how art can play an important part in revitalizing a city.  In the class they learned about the inner workings of what makes a city.  The students toured the historic district to see the changes.   They learned why the streets were narrowed and sidewalks widened. The students were asked to create artwork that expressed the skills, talents and passions […]

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  • Project Gallery

    Project Gallery

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  • Patterns, Color Pages, and Stencils

    Patterns, Color Pages, and Stencils

    I often draw from nature for inspiration.  These designs were created in the process of creating more complex artworks. They came from stencils, embroidery,  and silk screens.    

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  • Say No- Postcard Project by Deborah Landry

    Say No- Postcard Project by Deborah Landry

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  • Child’s Play- Drawings Translated to Mosaic

    Child’s Play- Drawings Translated to Mosaic

    Child’s Play- Turning Children’s Drawings into Mosaics For this project, I turned an entire 3rd grade classrooms drawings into a mosaic.   The mosaic was then installed onto a concrete bench that became part of an outdoor classroom. Children where give the direction to draw a back yard.  The instruction included some discussion of a back yard habitat and what you might find.  The students were given a pencil and a piece of plank paper.  The drawings were as different as […]

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  • Student art meets industry at BP

    Student art meets industry at BP

    Re-posted from original By Anthony D. Alonzo Post-Tribune correspondent June 19, 2012 1:30PM BP maintenance engineer Jeff Grimm (right) and maintenance manager Ricardo Valbuena speak to Hammond Academy of Science and Technology students at the Whiting (Ind.) Refinery on June 6, 2012. | Anthony D. Alonzo~For Sun-Times Media  With the student-made sculpture “Cultivating Tomorrow, Today” in the foreground, Hammond Academy of Science and Technology students and other guests listen to BP Whiting Refinery officials speak at the dedication. | Anthony D. […]

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  • BP Whiting Refinery Visitor Center STEM Project

    BP Whiting Refinery Visitor Center STEM Project

    As part of BP’s focus to encourage student interest around STEM fields — science, technology, engineering, and mathematics — the BP Whiting Refinery in Indiana partnered with me through South Shore Arts, a local youth outreach organization to create an outdoor sculpture for the refinery’s visitors center. More than 300 local high school students took part in the project, each designing individual clay tiles inspired by STEM, with images of everything from nature to math and science symbols. Together, the […]

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  • Value Art — Live Substance Free

    Value Art — Live Substance Free

      The Art of Choices is a program that I developed with the South Shore Arts Center in Munster Indiana. They first asked me to create an anti-drug program and I suggested that look at the concern, from a holistic view. We purchased a program called Life Skills by Dr. Botvin.  It is a program that deals with the whole person. The program covers subjects like self-image, coping with anxiety along with saying no to drugs and knowledge about alcohol, just to […]

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