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Rita Green, founder of The Marvegos Fine Art School, created the philosophy and Marvegos approach to art teaching upon which Art Moki is based. In 1992, Rita had two young children taking art classes in which they were taught to copy work or produce a precise approach envisioned by the teacher, but she was convinced there was a better way. Rita developed the Marvegos approach out of a desire to nurture the creative spirit she saw in her own children, as well as those of her friends.

Make Every Summer Activity More Creative

Using creativity to add awareness and fun to your summer and summer camps. This year families are planning to return to a summer of more familiar routines. The first priority is filling your child’s schedule with activities, coordinating with friends and matching summer camps to your child’s interests. Will it be a sports camp, art camp, or theatre camp?  The options are truly endless. This year may bring different challenges as some offerings of years past may have disappeared due to struggles of 2020. In the rush to fill your child’s summer with a mix of in-person and [...]

By |2021-05-27T02:45:21+00:00May 26, 2021|Creativity|0 Comments

Ten Things Kids Need to Learn in Art Class

Creativity can’t be taught . . .  and can be exercised or not. Children are often taught to follow – within school, families and activities. Learning by following  maintains order and is useful in teaching large groups but is far from a creative process. Copying someone else’s art teaches children how to follow. Projects that allow students to use their creativity result in projects that look different from one another. The art materials and inspiration for a project may be the same but results are unique when creativity is exercised. The key is to enable children to do [...]

By |2021-05-27T02:40:00+00:00February 26, 2021|Creativity|0 Comments
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