Self-Portraits

By Lilly Green “When we invite children to create self-portraits, we offer them mirrors and encourage long, sustained study of their faces from [an] unfamiliar perspective. Then we ask them to re-create themselves on paper, weaving together the image that they see in the mirror with the person they experience themselves to be. Their portraits are eloquent statements of self.” ~Ann Pelo

Intimately Connecting with Paint Tools

by Michelle Ramirez "In our work with these materials, we strive to honor the ways in which children live in their bodies, growing relationships with materials through their physical encounters with them." ~Ann Pelo