Thursday, March 9, 2017

Artoconecto's website is on its WAY! STAY TUNED.

The site will include all OUR projects, art exhibitions in Washington D.C. and Miami, and our award-winning program KIDSART.
We are excited to let everyone know about our new affordable arts programs for children in our new home of NEW YORK CITY.

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Tuesday, July 30, 2013

SUMMER KIDSART AT Cisneros Fontanals Art Foundation (CIFO)

Through a collaboration with the Cisneros Fontanals Art Foundation (CIFO), this year Artoconecto is conducting affordable art workshops at the foundation headquarters in downtown Miami.  Each year, artists are selected to conduct workshops designed to teach children unique art techniques, styles and processes, while engaging them in a stimulating unforgettable learning process.  
Since 2008, Artoconecto's KIDSART has been working with inspiring working and dedicated artists whose participation has contributed to a life changing experience for the kids. 
It is our mission to continue bringing the most dynamic and diverse group of contemporary artists to the lives of our children, and through partnerships and collaborations in the area, our mission is expanding and benefiting more and more children, because the arts should be a part of every child's life. Thank you to all the amazing artists for making this year another successful KIDSART.  Special thanks to the Cisneros Fontanals Art Foundation for its continued support and nurturing of the program.

SUMMER 2013 

'Layered Explorations' by Victor Muniz
Watch a short film here

'Pixel Nation' by Reed Van Brunschot

'The Power of Data Visualization' by Olivia Ramos

'EcoArtccesories' by Luis Valenzuela

Friday, June 21, 2013

KIDSART@CIFO Summer Series: Layered Explorations, By Victor Muniz.

Photo credit: Stephan Goettlicher

MONDAY JULY 1ST AND TUESDAY JULY 2ND. From 2PM to 5PM. Open to all children ages 6 to 12. At CIFO-Cisneros Fontanal Art Foundation.

KIDSART@CIFO Summer Series: Layered Explorations, By Victor Muniz.

The 1st assignment will begin by asking the children to draw shapes and images across 2 large panels of hardboard, stimulating raw creativity and freehanded exploration. They will be encouraged to move across the panel, drawing in several random areas. They will begin by all using only 1 color, then switching to a new color and eventually a third. The end result will be a layered collection of all of the children's drawings. The 2nd assignment will take what they learned on the freehand exploration onto their own magnet. They will be given an 8.5"x11" magnetic sheet and asked to draw and create their own magnets...

AND LOADS MORE, but we won't spoil it for you.

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$25 dollars for both days includes workshop, materials, snacks and loads of fun.

Photo credit: Stephan Goettlicher

Thursday, March 21, 2013

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Thursday, August 30, 2012


KIDSART 'SENSES' WAS A COMPLETE SUCCESS, culminating with Patricia Hernandez's SMELL camp and David Brieske's and Juan Maristany's SOUND camp. Here are some fun photos from their artistic journey and experience. We are also very excited to announce that we are gearing up towards a new collaboration with CIFO, Cisneros Fontanals Art Foundation, where we will be conducting three sessions of art camps for children, ages 5 to 12.
SAVE THE DATES: September 29th, October 13th and November 3rd. We will announce the artists very soon.

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'Describe the Smell' by Patricia Hernandez.
The workshop functioned in several parts. First, our team held a series of fun experiments, along with an educational component on the olfactory system and olfactory art. Then lead to a live online radio broadcast, where the students themselves shared and performed as experts on anything olfactory, describing each smell, and leaving room for them to use their own imagination. Parents and listeners were able to tune in in real time and everything was archived online.

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'Surrounded By Sound' by David Brieske and Juan Maristany.
The kids were introduced to how artists collect, process and use sound in their work. The workshop took place at a scultpure studio, at the Little River Yacht Club, where the surrounding materials and tools wiere used as source material for sounds.

Thanks to all the artists, volunteers, Legal Arts, the Little River Yacht Club and a very special thanks to the Miami-Dade Department of Cultural Affairs for their support!