Free Online Class: Introduction to Creative Aging for Teaching Artists
An Online Training with Tess Windt
Saturday | October 7, 2023 | 10 – 11:30 am AZ time
This online session for artists teaching in all media aims to provide an experiential, reflective and practical introduction to the role of teaching artists in the field of Creative Aging. This is an invitation to consider among peers how to translate your creative and teaching practices to new populations, new contexts and new perspectives.
Attendance at Heather Mulder’s talk is a pre-requisite for this session. Click here to sign up for her free, in-person presentation at Sedona Arts Center on October 3, 2023.
- 8.5/11″ sheets of paper – a few
- 18/24″ newsprint or similar
- Variety of black and white mark-making materials: Charcoal, pencil, ball point pen, markers, ink/brush, black water-based paint of any kind/brush, conte, gesso, eraser, grease pencil…
Note: This class will be delivered via the Zoom online meeting platform. Be sure to have Zoom installed on your device before the day of the class. You will receive a Zoom meeting invitation via email before October 7th from Bernadette Carroll. If you don’t receive the email with the Zoom link, please contact Bernadette Carroll either via email or phone.
Tessa Windt has worked for over two decades at both the community and individual levels on such issues as aging, Alzheimer’s Disease, family caregiving, veterans and adolescent Traumatic Brain Injury. Tessa has designed and implemented results-oriented programs for older adults for more than a decade, using creative engagement to address the isolation that so often accompanies aging and increase long-term physical, social and emotional health and wellbeing. Tessa has facilitated groups and individuals aged 55 to 103, from active retirees to individuals facing physical and cognitive challenges and their family caregivers, in settings as broad as adult day centers, long-term care facilities, and arts venues. She has developed and implemented community-based programs that exemplify best practices in the field of Creative Aging, as well as moved the field forward as a mentor, professional development consultant and conference speaker and panelist.
Questions: Contact Bernadette Carroll, Sedona Arts Center COO,
602-618-9989 or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org
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