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Paintings in Motion

Offerings Education Main 31
  • Culture | Cross Culture
  • Format | Workshop, After School Program
  • Discipline | Visual Arts, Dance, Literary Arts
  • Level | Grades 3 to 5, Grades 6 to 8, Grades 9 to 12

Students collaborate to bring visual elements in paintings or other images to life through movement. Investigations of body language, line, and color reveal the importance of non-verbal communication. Concepts relating to the human condition are distilled from the artworks, whether they are abstract or representational, and translated into gesture and energy.

Artists

Regina Larkin

Regina Larkin is internationally recognized as a master teacher, dancer, and choreographer, representing the U.S.I.A. “Good Will” missions throughout Latin America, Europe, Asia, and Iraq. She has developed and implemented numerous urban and rural arts programs for under-served populations of youth and schools. She is the Manager of Education Programs at Symphony Space and is a graduate of Adelphi University, receiving her B.A. in Dance and M.A. in Fine Arts, and was a professor of dance for over two decades.