Joan Miro was a Spanish artist, born in 1893. Miro’s came from a creative family. His father was an artisan, working as a watchmaker and goldsmith. Miro was influenced by Fauvism and Cubism, and the artists Cezanne and Van Gogh, he began his career by painting figures, landscapes and portraits.
Miro worked across several studio areas, including painting, sculpture, drawing and ceramics. His work contains bright colours, symbols and a wonderful use of line. This unit of work gives students the opportunity to engage with different materials and processes and build confidence in art making.
The art activities in this unit of work will cover painting, drawing, sculpture and textiles.
Suitable for Victorian Curriculum Levels: F – 6
- VIDEOS: 5 x Professional Learning Videos per course.
- NOTES: Teachers Resource Notes provided for each video activity.
- PD TIME: Over 1 hour of combined PD time.
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Kylie began her professional career working on special exhibitions at the NGV including the Van Gogh, Brett Whitely and Matisse exhibitions. Her passion for people, art and culture saw her become a dedicated traveller. For over ten years she balanced working as a secondary art teacher, travelling and working in galleries. During this time Kylie worked for the TATE Gallery in London on several major shows, including the Mondrian and Turner shows.
Kylie now balances her time between teaching, making art and working as a consultant for Zart. She is currently working on a new Zart Online Professional Learning Series and travels internationally to present Professional learning workshops.