Fall/ Winter 2017-2018
Artist in Residence Program Schedule
September/October; Southwick Elementary School, Northfield, NH, grades 3 – 5. This project is partially funded by a grant from the NH State Council on the Arts. Four, 3′ x 4′ exterior mosaic panels installed on front of school at entrance to portray student concepts with images of respect for diversity, cooperation, kindness and community. Included in this residency are student created cooperative games and songs composed and played by students for the “Grand Unveiling” celebration. Parents are invited to a picnic barbecue lunch. NH Chronicle will be on site to film for a program about Kast Hill Studio Artist in Residency programs!
October; Sharon Elementary School, Sharon, VT, grades K – 2, eight octagonal mosaics roughly 2′ x 3′ each, installed in ceiling of central meeting foyer, subject will be student ideas of what it means to be a community.
November; Sutton Central Elementary School, Sutton, NH, grades K- 5, Three, 3′ x 4′ exterior mosaic panels installed on exterior wall of school, the mosaics are going to be spontaneously created by all students and staff, with some pre-planned elements that I create and attach before the residency.
November; Alvirne High School, Hudson, NH, grades 9-12, V114 special needs students, One, 3′ x 4′ interior mosaic panel to be installed in the school cafeteria. The theme is TBD.
December; Henniker Community School, Henniker, NH, The 6th grades students are studying India and each of the 46 students will create a 9″ x 12″ mosaic depicting images related to the culture of India. Mosaics will be on display in the school library.
January; Norman E. Day Elementary School, Weston, MA, a Weston Education Foundation Grant funded project for grades 3-5, Six, 3′ x 4′ interior mosaics to be installed in the school cafeteria. These mosaics will feature scenes of nature in and around the town of Weston.
April; Seabrook Elementary School, Seabrook, NH, A NH State Council on the Arts Grant funded project with grades K – 4, will create four, 3′ x 4′ exterior mosaics for installation on the wall facing the playground. These mosaics are a celebration of the anniversary and history of the town, from Native American life to modern day.