Tag: sculpture

From all of us at CCA, wishing everyone a joyous Thanksgiving!    

For our first museum tour this new school year, we traveled to the Guggenheim Museum of Art! Our Art Adventurers viewed the Guggenheim’s Artistic License & Basquiat exhibitions exploring lines, shapes and symbols, oh my!   It was all about abstract modern and contemporary art reviewing our forms & sculptures with Giacometti;   geometric shapes, lines …

With our Fall 2019 Art Season just around the corner, we couldn’t help but reminisce on last season. This article featuring Yayoi Kusama, reminded us of OUR version of her Infinity Rooms with reflective Mandalas! #ThrowbackThursday time! Yayoi Kusama ‘Infinity Mirror Room’ Will Alight in Connecticut This Fall   Our Art Adventurers constructed Infinity Room Dioramas …

Happy May! Messy Week with Rachel Whiteread & May flowers

Happy Spring! Sakura Matsuri. Cherry Blossoms. Bonsai. Japan.

This weekend is Sakura Matsuri at the Brooklyn Botanic Gardens! Aka the annual Cherry Blossom Festival. In celebration of this traditional Japanese event and beginning of Spring, we created our own version of cherry blossom bonsai tree sculptures. Building an armature from wire was key in order to create a balanced structure to add layers …

IN CCA TODAY: Assemblage Art. Joseph Cornell inspired. Shadow Boxes for Slime.


The Winter Snow was our theme this week for Art Adventures: From Salt dough Snow Mama & her babies (with our 2-5 year old classes) to Winter Wonderland Salt Watercolor Landscape exploration (our 8-11 year old class)! It was a fun snow art day for all ages.     

Chinese New Year: Year of the Pig… & Calligraphy Art for Art Adventures!

Happy Halloween!

Le Finale! The Day has arrived with our Spooky but fun Giacometti Plaster wrap sculpture Haunted Scenes! Ghosts & Spiders & skeletons (sculpted of course!) …oh my! We arranged and constructed our Halloween scenes with our suspending spooky Giacometti inspired heads! Have a spooky but creative Halloween!!