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  • Life Skills Movie

    Life Skills Movie

    The Story of Susie is a story and film created by students during a life skills class called “Value Art – Live Substance Free”.  The students created the artwork and then it was consolidated to create the film.  The program was design by Deborah Landry and was funded by Lake County Substance Abuse Council with partnerships with University of Northwest Indiana and South Shore Art.

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  • Movie – Together We Make a River

    Movie – Together We Make a River

      ___________________________________________________________________________    Together We Make A River  – Drawings were created by the public to tell a story of birds, butterflies and other flying things coming together to making a river.  Each drawing is photographed with a blue satin ribbon (The ribbon representing water).  With each flying thing’s ribbon combined create the Sweet Water river in Georgia. Together We Make A River is a collaborative community based movie.  I first held workshops where the public was invited to create drawings on vellum. […]

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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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  • 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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