Conservation Through Art Education.
The Art Institute at the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum promotes conservation of the Sonoran Desert region through art classes, art exhibits and stewardship of the museum art collection for visitors from around the globe and Southern Arizonans alike. Beginning through advanced students can hone artistic skills in an unparalleled serene setting while enhancing a connection to the desert.
Celebrate your love of Sonoran Desert plant life with the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum Art Institute. Whether you are a beginning or intermediate student, our expert instructors guide you how to sketch, journal, and use photography in our free video lesson series. Young artists can practice botanical art with coloring sheets, and our virtual art exhibitions, such as the Artists for Conservation Exhibit of Nature in Art or our Student Exhibition, will inspire you.
In this Class 1, Jay discusses images that were submitted for critique. In this "blind" critique style, all submitters remain anonymous. Jay demonstrates some possibilities for improving each image.
In Class 2, Jay continues the discussion about images that were submitted for critique. In this "blind" critique style, all submitters remain anonymous. Jay demonstrates some possibilities for improving each image.
Shachi Kale’s art in ‘Home in the Desert’ is a body of work that puts a spotlight on the desert environment. More specifically, the American Southwest desert of Arizona where she has been residing for the last 20 years. She looks at the idea of home from the perspective of humans and the animals, plants and creatures that inhabit it.
You can see pieces from the show "My Home in the Desert' at the following links: