from teachers who participated in my Ezra Jack Keats Bookmaking Competition
workshops, sponsored by the New York Board of Education:
fantastic! Excellent bookmaking ideas, demo tips, prep tips. Sources
and bibliography included. Great fun for teachers and kids!"
thoroughly enjoyed this workshop. I learned so much about simple and
easy bookmaking for children. I will definitely use the ideas."
thought this was an excellent workshop and I really got a lot of ideas
on binding books. I am very excited about going back to my school
and trying it out."
thorough and well-prepared workshop."
very helpful. So much fun!"
from teachers who took my Bookbinding for Teachers class at the Center
for Book Arts:
is the clearest, best-organized, most helpful workshop I’ve
to understand, and very generous with time and materials."
is indirect praise, but a fifth-grade boy who attended one of my New
York Public Library workshops in the Bronx decided to forego his assigned
computer time slot in order to stay in my class and finish his book.
The library aide told me, "You have no idea what that means.
That is an amazing compliment."
Krause, you jump around more than any other teacher in this school.
Even the guys.” -Laughingly
delivered by Anthony, a high-school junior in my Design & Color
class at St. Peter's Preparatory School
is] cheerful, thorough, interested, exciting, involving, engaging,
curious, genuine, friendly, captivating, enthusiastic... and to
say more I would need my thesaurus." -Emailed to my museum supervisor
from a parent in one of my family programs
approach to visiting a museum has been a gift
for my whole family; it has forever changed our museum-going experience.
And though her classes are always well thought out and organized,
gem is how passionate she is about the material and how much she
cares as a
teacher." -Ron D., homeschool parent
- "It was the highlight of
our homeschool year.
Stephanie is a master teacher who goes to great lengths to bring
life. The class is controlled, quiet, thoughtful, smart and creative.
ventured into areas of the Met I had never been to and studied pieces
would have walked right by. After a few hours with Stephanie you
Met smarter, inspired and excited for the next class. This class
is a gem." -Elizabeth K, homeschool parent
- "I treasure our visits last year
as one of my favorite
homeschool experiences ever! ... I never imagined I could have such
time drawing in a museum." -Anne K, homeschool parent
has the capacity to transform the visual arts program in any school
where she is the art teacher.” -Recommendation letter from Paul
Sproll, PhD, Head, Department of Art Education,
Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI
brings a joy and devotion to her craft that is rarely seen. She has
an excellent method of approaching beginning level students with her
clear and effective manner.” -Recommendation letter from Patter
Hellstrom, Fine Arts Chairperson, St Peter’s Prep,
Jersey City, NJ
couples her book-making expertise with an engaging approach to which
children and adults respond with equal enthusiasm.” -Recommendation
letter from Sarah Nicholls, Program Manager, Center for Book Arts,
New York, NY
super-cool bit of praise from one of my favorite author/illustrators:
is one of the most talented young illustrators I’ve seen.”
Lane Smith, author/illustrator (John, Paul, George, & Ben;
The True Story of The 3 Little Pigs; The Stinky Cheese Man; many
more), in conversation with my mother
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