Top 7 Chicago Murals and Where To Find Them Link

Top 7 Chicago Murals and Where To Find Them

Murals have a long and tumultuous history as an art form. They are often political, and can serve as catalysts for change or protest. They can also be important tools for establishing the identity and artistic lineage of a place. Murals are visual stories, and in Chicago, you can...

Sep 14, 2020
INTERVIEW: Bria Corranda Link

INTERVIEW: Bria Corranda

Bria Corranda is utterly emblematic of the breadth of artistic talent bubbling up beneath the surface in America. And it’s not confined to the United States. The world over, young creatives are steeped in art and compelled to make, at once becoming their own boss, a CEO, an a...

Sep 09, 2020
INTERVIEW: IPaintMyMind Board Member Josh Hoekwater Link

INTERVIEW: IPaintMyMind Board Member Josh Hoekwater

This is the second installment of our interview series with the talented folks that make up our Board of Directors. If you missed the first, go back and read Roxy Piersanti’s. She’s a kickass CPS arts teacher and champion of IPaintMyMind’s mission.  Josh Hoekwater is another superb part of...

Sep 07, 2020
IPaintMyMind’s Arts Education Curriculum: Designed for E-Learning & Homeschooling Link

IPaintMyMind’s Arts Education Curriculum: Designed for E-Learning & Homeschooling

Arts education is always a complex topic to navigate, mostly because funding is often tenuous in public schools, but also because impact and value are hard to quantify. That’s why IPaintMyMind’s team of Curriculum Designers and Art Teachers built these tools to pivot and augment arts learning for our...

Sep 03, 2020
IPaintMyMind Offers FREE Art Guide Curriculum to All Chicago Public Schools in Wake of Covid, Remote Learning for Fall 2020 Link

IPaintMyMind Offers FREE Art Guide Curriculum to All Chicago Public Schools in Wake of Covid, Remote Learning for Fall 2020

At IPaintMyMind, we have been devoted to access and equity since our very first days as an organization. In fact, the very foundation of who we are and what we believe rests on the idea that everyone should have access to art, and to a high quality art education....

Sep 03, 2020
18 Arts Lesson Plans: How the IPaintMyMind Arts Education Curriculum Provides Value for Teachers, Parents & Students During Remote Learning Link

18 Arts Lesson Plans: How the IPaintMyMind Arts Education Curriculum Provides Value for Teachers, Parents & Students During Remote Learning

It’s a strange time for sure, and with the wide range of approaches to reopening schools that is happening nationwide, it’s clear that teachers, parents, families, and all the adults that support children will be looking for new ways to bridge this social gap. Aside from going down the rabbit...

Aug 29, 2020
13 Of The Best Free Outdoor Art Experiences for Kids Link

13 Of The Best Free Outdoor Art Experiences for Kids

This summer isn’t much like other summers. So, instead of continuing to state the obvious, here’s a list of some of the best free outdoor art experiences for kids, all across the country. We hope that this will open up fun ways to stay engaged with art while staying...

Aug 27, 2020
A Look Inside The IPaintMyMind Arts Education Curriculum & Resource Guide Link

A Look Inside The IPaintMyMind Arts Education Curriculum & Resource Guide

This is an exclusive sneak peek into a one-of-a-kind arts education resource, The IPaintMyMind Arts Education Curriculum & Resource Guide: A Comprehensive Creative Experience for e-Learning, Hybrid Learning, and Homeschooling. This 77+ page booklet used to be available only as a partnered resource as part of our Shared Walls™...

Aug 27, 2020
Virtual Learning Art Class Resources: 5 Super Affordable Art Activities For Teachers on a Tight Budget Link

Virtual Learning Art Class Resources: 5 Super Affordable Art Activities For Teachers on a Tight Budget

If you’re a teacher on a budget, we get it. You’re constantly having to scrimp and save and come up with inventive and cheap projects. And with online learning, the prospect is even more daunting. How can you be sure that your students will have access to materials required...

Aug 24, 2020

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