The Atelierista

The Atelierista is for all lifelong learners, students, educators, and artists.

Arts Education for All: lesson plans and project ideas for school, home school, and community groups; journal prompts for artists at all stages of creative pursuits; videos about art, artists and visual culture; blog posts with resources for artists, educators, and students… everyone!

What is an atelierista? From the Reggio Emilia approach of early education, the atelierista is an artist educator who collaborates with students and teachers to craft learning experiences that compliment class curriculum. I use this term here for my curiosity- and exploration-focused teaching artist practice and tools that I make available to all learners and educators.

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Comics & Story Crafting

All resources, links, lesson plans and blog posts about sharing stories and making comics.

Latest Videos, Lesson Plans & Journal Prompts

Monster Makers Camp Overview

Camp plan and overview for Monster Makers summer camp for kids 6 – 13 years old. This are my notes and plans for a summer session I did at The Arts Center in 2021. It’s adaptable for different ages, abilities and skill levels, for large or small groups or for individual practice!… Continue reading Monster Makers Camp Overview


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About Me

I’m Jen, an artist and educator based in the Pacific Northwest. The Atelierista is my project to offer arts learning and practice for all ages and skill levels. I’m dedicated to making arts education accessible and adaptable.

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