Art Education

 

Over the past 16 years the organization has conducted educational programs for over 2000 adults and more than 20,000 young artists.The Foundation strives to encourage and nurture artistic creativity by providing grants for art education, and by offering art exhibitions, events, and educational programs that raise public awareness and appreciation for the arts.

Through financial aid to elementary school art education programs, teen plein air workshops, scholarships and professional artists conferences, the Susan Kathleen Black Foundation seeks to support and provide inspiring environments for artists at any age or level of experience.

Collier County Arts Council

SKB provided arts education to at-risk students and outreach services to those who might not otherwise have access of the arts… Read More…

Petaluma Arts Center

The Petaluma Arts Center (PAC) in Petaluma, CA implemented a program to enhance its Docent Program with Visual Thinking Strategies (VTS). Read More…

National Teen Art Experience

National Teen Art Experience in Eureka, Montana  in was led by SKB artist Wanda Mumm.  Read More..

Dubois Teen Mentor Program

SKB provides both funds and mentors to the Dubois Wyoming Teen Mentor Experience.  The Mentor program happens in two phases in conjunction with the SKB Annual Dubois Artists Workshop. Read More…

Art-Rageous Experience

The Art-Rageous Experience provides art instruction and supplies for young artists, ages 4-14 with participating family members in the Greenville, Ohio, and other rural communities… Read More…

ArtWorks

Susan K Black Foundation is a major contributor to Artworks in the Santa Fe, New Mexico area… Read More…

Dubois Teen Mentor Program

SKB provides both funds and mentors to the Dubois Wyoming Teen Mentor Experience.  The Mentor program happens in two phases in conjunction with the SKB Annual Dubois Artists Workshop… Read More…

R.E.A.C.H.S. Art Residency

SKB supports Aullwood Audubon Center and Farm’s REACHES Program, an outreach program provided educational and art experiences for elementary students… Read More…

Hockaday Museum Exhibition

The Hockaday Museum Show in Kalispell, Mt exhibiting the work of Wanda Mumm accompanied by photographs and narratives by Les Mumm is scheduled for  April 27 through the end of June 2017… Read More…

SAA TexArt Workshop

SKB in partnership with the Society of Animal Artists offers the TexART workshop in Kerrville, TX.  Springtime in Kerrville offers the beauty of the Texas hill-country for this workshop offered for experienced artists… Read More…

Tesuque Elementary School

Tesuque Elementary School is a part of the Santa Fe Public School district in a small community outside of Santa Fe, NM.  The SKB foundation provides funding to provide an arts program for the school’s students who come from the surrounding rural communities… Read More…

Young Artist Camp

SKB provides funding for the Young Artist Camp in Richmond, Indiana.  Art instruction is provided for artists ages five through eighth grade in the Richmond City School System at the Richmond Art Museum… Read More…

Youth Art Program Teller County Colorado

KB Youth Art Program Teller County Colorado provides a high level of art instruction to talented High School artists.  Participants are encouraged to enter competitions where they have historically performed well… Read More…

Biggs Museum Junior Docent Program

The Biggs Museum of American Art in Dover, DE partners with the local charter school, Campus Community School to host a Junior Docent program… Read More…

Ward Museum Drop-In Art

Each month the Ward Museum in Salisbury, MD hosts Drop-In Art Saturday.  Museum educators lead participants in an art project ranging from painting, to kite making, recycled material art and any number of creative art projects… Read More…

Teacher's Resource Project (Phase 2)

The Susan K. Black Foundation supports the Teacher Resource Project to provide art education to secondary schools in Eureka, MT. SKB artist and educator, Wanda Mumm, guided this project to provide in-class art instruction, interactive broadcast instruction, and manuals for teachers and students for art training…. Read More…

Sea of Cortez Exhibition Field Trip

The Susan K. Black Foundation supported the 2011 Sea of Cortez Exhibition Field Trip of thirty artists to San Carlos, Sonora, Mexico. SKB provided the funding for transportation from Tucson, AZ to the rich natural habitats of San Carlos on the Eastern coast of the Gulf of California. …. Read More…

Hines Zemsky Oral History Project

To further its mission to encourage and nurture educational programs that raise the public awareness and appreciation for art the Susan Kathleen Black Foundation has undertaken to create an oral history of the nationally known Montana artists Jack Hines and Jessica Zemsky….. Read More…

Western Art Academy

The Western Art Academy in Kerrville, Texas is an intensive eight week, two session program of advanced art instruction designed specifically for talented high school students.  A thirty one year old program, SKB participated from 2010 -2015…. Read More…

PLACE in the Wind River Valley

The week-long workshop for third to eighth grade students at the Headwaters Art and Events Center in Dubois takes place in July.  The workshop focuses on the rich natural, historical, and cultural character of the area. The presentations include discussions of art, culture, language, folklore, and the contemporary life of the tribes…. Read More…

Great Parks Foundation

The Susan K. Black Foundation supports the Great Parks Foundation Art In Root Program of Hamilton County, Ohio.
Art in Root seeks to give students direct experience with nature through its programs and field trips.  Great Parks wants to close the “nature deficit” in many communities by introducing students to the beauty and diversity of the excellent parks in the area.
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Glassell School of Art

Students from the ninth to twelfth grades participate in advanced art instruction designed to prepare them for university level art programs.  Students from Houston area public, private, and parochia.
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ARTsmart

The Susan K. Black Foundation supported ARTsmart to promote art education in the Espanola, NM schools.
ARTsmart, a program headquartered in Santa Fe, NM, offers art classes for Dixon Elementary school in Espanola, NM..
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ARTSHIFT

Participating Children are under long term care at the hospital.  Professional artists-in-residence provide each young patient instruction once a week in a variety of visual arts.  The goal is to provide the students appropriate developmental projects for their growth and psychological wellbeing while they are undergoing long-term treatment..
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First SKB Workshop

1st Annual SKB Workshop 2001 – Divide, Coloradot… Read More…

Bennington Museum of Art

SKB Provided funding & support for the Special Art & the Animal Grand Opening and Art Education Program at the Bennington Center for the Arts, in Bennington, Vermont 2013.   Read More…

Blossom I Houston Museum of Natural Science

Susan K. Black, namesake of SKB was a prolific painter of both floral and wildlife art.  While many art competitions and exhibitions exist for wildlife art, there were none for contemporary floral art… Read More…

Blossom I NEVILLE PUBLIC MUSEUM

Susan K. Black, namesake of SKB was a prolific painter of both floral and wildlife art.  While many art competitions and exhibitions exist for wildlife art, there were none for contemporary floral art… Read More…

Blossom I / Blossom II ARIZONA-SONORA DESERT MUSEUM ART INSTITUTE

Susan K. Black, namesake of SKB was a prolific painter of both floral and wildlife art.  While many art competitions and exhibitions exist for wildlife art, there were none for contemporary floral art… Read More…

Blossom I / Blossom II THE R.W. NORTON ART GALLERY

Susan K. Black, namesake of SKB was a prolific painter of both floral and wildlife art.  While many art competitions and exhibitions exist for wildlife art, there were none for contemporary floral art… Read More…

Blossom I THE WILDLIFE EXPERIENCE

Susan K. Black, namesake of SKB was a prolific painter of both floral and wildlife art.  While many art competitions and exhibitions exist for wildlife art, there were none for contemporary floral art… Read More…

Blossom I THE DIXON GALLERY AND GARDENS

Susan K. Black, namesake of SKB was a prolific painter of both floral and wildlife art.  While many art competitions and exhibitions exist for wildlife art, there were none for contemporary floral art… Read More…

Blossom I THE SPARTANBURG COUNTY MUSEUM OF ART

Susan K. Black, namesake of SKB was a prolific painter of both floral and wildlife art.  While many art competitions and exhibitions exist for wildlife art, there were none for contemporary floral art… Read More…

Blossom II THE BAKERS ART MUSEUM

Susan K. Black, namesake of SKB was a prolific painter of both floral and wildlife art.  While many art competitions and exhibitions exist for wildlife art, there were none for contemporary floral art… Read More…

Blossom II GARFIELD PARK CONSERVATORY

Susan K. Black, namesake of SKB was a prolific painter of both floral and wildlife art.  While many art competitions and exhibitions exist for wildlife art, there were none for contemporary floral art… Read More…

Blossom II ARTCENTER MANATEE

Susan K. Black, namesake of SKB was a prolific painter of both floral and wildlife art.  While many art competitions and exhibitions exist for wildlife art, there were none for contemporary floral art… Read More…

Blossom II GREENACRES ARTS CENTER

Susan K. Black, namesake of SKB was a prolific painter of both floral and wildlife art.  While many art competitions and exhibitions exist for wildlife art, there were none for contemporary floral art… Read More…

Blossom II MUSEUM OF THE GULF COAST

Susan K. Black, namesake of SKB was a prolific painter of both floral and wildlife art.  While many art competitions and exhibitions exist for wildlife art, there were none for contemporary floral art… Read More…