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Tom Huff The art talks take place during art club but all students and faculty are invited to attend. Tom discusses one of the paintings.
Tom is part of the Bear Clan so he was right at home in Chittenango bear country! Students enjoyed learning about Tom's family traditions. The art talks take placce during a Tuesday to coincide with art club, during 10th period in the library.
  Tom shared his family history. He is from the Oneida tribe same as his mother.  Here is a more traditional work with Native Americans is loin cloths playing lacrosse.
There was a great variety of media as well as styles depicted in the artwork.  This one is more a contemporary abstract. Tom Huff is a well known sculptor.  He curated this exhibition of his personal collection of Native American art.  
Michael explained how to mix colors to create a specific atmosphere in a landscape painting. Michael sold a painting during his show! The audience enjoyed cupcakes while learning about techniques.
Michael's paintings of Green Lakes State Park shared space with the Studio in Art students' still life paintings. Michael Cody attended high shool with Ms. Tashkovski and shared stories of their art teacher George Benedict. Kendra Stenger
Students asked many questions. Kendra attends SUNY Potsdam.  She is a junior. She hopes to teach at the college level.


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