Teaching the Arts
Cultural Immersion and Art Classes
We want to make sure that Roca Ridge gives you educational opportunities that will excite and engage you! Please answer the short survey below to help us gather research and form our approach. Simply answer the questions in the box below and submit!
1. Length of Program: Morning Program, Half Day, Whole Day, Weekend, Week of Camp
2. Format of Program: Open Workshop, Camp, Private Lessons, Group Lessons, Art Parties
3. Age Ranges: Parent & Toddler, 5 – 7 , 8 – 11 , 12 - 15, 16 – 18, Adults
4. Subjects: Read Options & Artist Offerings Below :)
5. Other Programming Requests: [Optional]
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About Our Resident Artists
Aaron Proett worked for many years at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles as an educator and performer. He teaches students art techniques, cultural appreciation, and much more.
Theatre Camp – Acting & Movement
Shelby Knott is a photographer, graphic designer and painter who loves to illustrate whimsical and magical subject matter. She teaches watercolors, oil painting, and mixed media projects.
Comic Book Art
Graphic Design/Digital Art
Theatre Camp – Directing, Props & Painting
Nancy Proett has an extensive background in experiential integrated arts education, teaching cultural art and techniques to students of all ages. A Nebraska Arts Council Teaching Artist, Nancy's past RR projects include making custom jewelry, hosting Native American cultural immersion, mask and paper making, painting furniture and creating cornhusk dolls. Visit the Boutique to purchase handmade crafts from Nancy.
Cultural Art Techniques
Fabric Arts – Dying and Sewing
Costuming & Puppetry
Theatre Camp – Costume Arts
Nancy's Cultural Curriculum
African Cultural Art
Mask Making, Mudcloth, Constructing Instruments, Symbols
Native American Cultural Art
Kachinas , Sandpainting, Printing,
Japanese Cultural Art
Kanji Scrolls, Kimono Girl, Origami, Paper Lanterns, Koi Flags
Indian Cultural Art
Tibetan Prayer Flags, batiking
Mexican Cultural Art
Diorama,, Dia de los Muertos, Sugar Skulls, Paper-Mache