An O’K Summer

Do not be fooled by the title- my summer was more spectacular and inspiring than it was ok. It was, however, an O’Keeffe summer filled with creativity, motivation, courage, and leadership and I wouldn’t have had it any other way. I’m a firm believer in the prominence of mentorship and lineage and as a visual artist…

From New Jersey to New Mexico

Although the names of both states start with “new”, the similarities end there. Thinking back six months ago, sitting in my apartment and filling out an application, for an internship with the Georgia O’Keefe museum, I never thought I would actually make it out here to the state of enchantment. I will say though, I…

The Opportunity To Be Courageous

“To create one’s world in any of the arts takes courage.” -Georgia O’Keeffe I still remember the day I waked into a strange facility with strange people and strange activities.  I still remember feeling the curiosity and nervousness of working beside sixteen other strange boys I have never seen before.  This was my first day…

New Experiences: A Lesson In Screen Printing

  Week 4 of being a Georgia O’Keeffe intern and I am still being surprised daily. We as interns are offered so many opportunities we would not have otherwise. From meeting talented local artists to working in Georgia’s Abiquiu garden this experience has been nothing short of amazing. This week we got the opportunity to…

First week of Arts & Leadership internship

The first week of our Arts & Leadership internship at the Georgia O’Keeffe Museum was an amazing introduction to New Mexico, Ms. O’Keeffe, and the departments and great team members at the museum. There are six interns in the A&L internship program for girls; four college students/graduates from various states around the country, and two high…

The Journey Begins…

Good day everyone! The O’Keeffe Art and Leadership Program for Boys have officially started! While I’ve been doing this for the past three years, I’m still going in with a fresh clean slate to learn. When you see the boys walk through the art college building for the first time, you have a mindset of what…

Quick Preview of “Post Cards to the Future”

This is just a quick preview of one of the materials soon to be available to teachers! Post Cards to the Future Timeline It’s incredible to see how transportation technology has changed throughout the life of Georgia O’Keeffe. Two years before her birth the petrol powered automobile showed up on the scene in Germany. In…