Process Art | Individuals

Process Art | Individuals


I have had teachers tell me “This conference has transformed how I do art in the classroom!” and “I’ve never been more excited about art than I am now!”   In this conference, you’ll get to hear from our 8 presenters, get 8 hours of certificates, and a handout for each session. PLUS, you will hear more insights from each of our presenters as they answer Deborah’s Bonus Questions on process art.

Purchase will give you access to the conference page which will provide you with all the information you need to get started right away!

Group Pricing is Available

To purchase the conference at a group discount, please visit the ‘Process Art for Teams‘ product page.

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Conference Speakers

Emily Burkland
Emily BurklandIntegrating Process Art Into Your Classroom Environment
Emily Burkland is a teacher and an artist working in the field of early childhood education for the last 20+ years. In 2013, she opened Community Art Garden, a community art studio in Southern Vermont with a multidisciplinary process approach that connects people with their inner artists. She currently teaches two play-based programs for children ages 4–8 and creates ongoing arts programming for all ages both in her community studio and at festivals and events in New England. Her passion is getting people to play with ART!
Samara Caughey
Samara CaugheyUsing Clay in Process Art
Samara received her BFA in Photography from the School of Art Institute of Chicago and my MFA from USC in sculpture. She taught art classes for children at the Armory Center for the Arts in Pasadena California for nine years before opening her own studio (Purple Twig) for children. At the Purple Twig, they focus on teaching age-appropriate techniques allowing children to explore materials for themselves and finding their own interests.
Meri Cherry
Meri CherryKeep Process Art Simple with An Invitation to Create!
Meri Cherry is a reggio inspired atelierista and private art teacher in Los Angeles with almost 20 years experience. She has two little girls, who are growing way too fast, and an amazing husband. Meri is passionate about process art and spends time every day giving children and parents the opportunity to explore the art experience in her art thriving art studio.
Rachelle Doorley
Rachelle DoorleyDiscover the Simplicity of Process Art through Collage
Rachelle is the founder of, Stanford lecturer, author of the books, TinkerLab: A Hands-on Guide for Little Inventors and Creative Adventures in Cursive and is an artist in residence in Palo Alto’s Cubberley Artist Studio Program. She has a BA in theater from UCLA and an Ed.M. in Education from Harvard.
Allison May Jensen
Allison May JensenUsing an Art Journal, Daily, in the Classroom
Allison Jensen is the founder and operator of Orange Easel School of Art—children’s art studios based in the Kansas City northland. She has a degree in the visual arts, a background in corporate training, and ten years’ experience as a preschool educator. Her studio’s mission is to help children DO ART BETTER through lessons that are appropriate, relevant, and inspiring lo their young artists.
Sarah Punkoney
Sarah PunkoneyEngaging in the Full Process of Creation Through Everyday Items
Sarah is an educator turned stay-at-home-mom of five kids. She has a bachelor’s degree in art and a master’s in curriculum and instruction. Sarah is the owner and author of Stay At Home Educator where her purpose is to provide other early childhood educators with lesson planning tips as well as creative teaching ideas and printable resources.
Anna Ranson
Anna RansonThe crucial importance of process art and how to get started!
Anna has worked with children in various capacities for 25 years. She has a specialism in Early Years Education and Art and taught 4-5 year olds at a large school in London, UK for 10 years. She now has four kids and works from home writing her education blog, The Imagination Tree. She has designed a gold award winning educational toy and created The Kindness Elves tradition and classroom curriculum, which encourages children to sprinkle kindness wherever they go!
Katie Turner-Christiansen
Katie Turner-ChristiansenProcess Art for the Soul
Katie is a mom of three and has been working in Early Childhood Education since 2001. She uses simple play-based methods in her teaching that emphasize the whole child. Currently, she runs an outdoor cooperative preschool program and works part time at her daughter’s preschool.