Exhibits and Community Extensions:
11 real bus stop shelters in Santa Clara. Working with the San Jose Office of Cultural Affairs and the VTA, Takara will be engaging youth in creating art that will be integrated in innovative ways into really bus stop shelters. February 2013.
ZERO1 Biennial public art installation, September 14th and 15th, South First Street, San Jose, CA.
Alum Rock Branch Library workshop. October 4th, 2012 at 3:00 pm
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Library workshop. October 19th, 2012 at 4:00 pm
Slot Shelters project components from Stevens Creek Elementary were a part of, Journey, a student artist trading card exhibit at the Jurong National Library, Singapore. Exhibit launched March 10th. The project site for Journey.
Student work from Renaissance Academy will be integrated as design motifs for the hardscape design of bike and pedestrian freeway overpasses at 101/Tully and 101/Capitol Expressway in San Jose, CA. This project is coordinated by the VTA, HMH and the San Jose Office of Cultural Affairs. Completion of highway projects will be in spring 2013.
Library 2.0 Global Conference presentation on November 2nd. 12:00pm.
Seeking Shelter Participating Schools of 2011-2012 academic year:
- Renaissance Academy, Alum Rock, San Jose , CA. 3 Sixth grade classes of about 33. Student work from radial pattern Engage workshop and from Repper Pro digital pattern workshop.
- Cureton Elementary, Alum Rock, San Jose , CA. 2 Fifth grade classes of 33.
- Stevens Creek Elementary, Cupertino, CA. 4 Fifth grade classes of about 33. Student work from radial pattern Engage workshop.
- Hawaii Preparatory Academy, Waimea, Hawaii. Fourth grade class of 23 and Fifth grade class of around 23.
- Beacon Heights Elementary, Salt Lake City ,Utah. One 4/5 combo class of 30.
- The International School of Azerbaijan (TISA), Baku, Azerbaijan. Three 4th grade classes of 15. Student process videos. Student slot card images. Student radial patterns.
- Orca K-8 Seattle Public Schools, Seattle, WA, a 4/5 combo class.
- Streams Elementary School, Pittsburgh, PA, art club of 40 4th grade students.