Kristin Farr

Kristin Farr is KQED's Arts Education Manager. She is the creator and producer of the Emmy Award-winning video series, Art School, which brings audiences into artists' studios to learn about contemporary art, and engages learners with ideas for new ways to get creative. She is also an artist and a contributing editor for Juxtapoz Magazine.

Kid Curator: How To Look at Public Art

Have you ever wondered about the public art you see around town? Do you know how to find the meaning of outdoor sculptures and paintings? Join an adorable six-year-old host on a journey to discover monumental public artworks throughout San Francisco. Public art is all around us, but sometimes we

Kid Curator: How To Look at Public Art

Have you ever wondered about the public art you see around town? Do you know how to find the meaning of outdoor sculptures and paintings? Join an adorable six-year-old host on a journey to discover monumental public artworks throughout San Francisco. Public art is all around us, but sometimes we

Meet PBS Lead Digital Innovator, Margaret Agbowo

KQED is proud to announce that Margaret Agbowo from Berkeley Technology Academy has been selected as California’s 2016 PBS LearningMedia Lead Digital Innovator. The Digital Innovator program recognizes tech-savvy K–12 educators who are serving as leaders in the education technology space and incorporating digital media in classrooms. Meet Margaret and two of her students in … Continue reading Meet PBS Lead Digital Innovator, Margaret Agbowo →

Apexer on Street Art Murals

Apexer is a street artist who creates colorful, spray-painted murals around the world. Using a visual foundation based in graffiti art and Chinese calligraphy, Apexer abstracts letterforms to create complex, dynamic compositions for his street art projects. Often creating artworks that communicate the vibe of the neighborhood where they are

Apexer on Street Art Murals

Apexer is a street artist who creates colorful, spray-painted murals around the world. Using a visual foundation based in graffiti art and Chinese calligraphy, Apexer abstracts letterforms to create complex, dynamic compositions for his street art projects. Often creating artworks that communicate the vibe of the neighborhood where they are

Make Your Own Political Art in 5 Easy Steps

For hundreds of years, artists have used their work to spread messages about important issues. Eye-catching artworks can help start a dialogue about social justice, as well as raise awareness for political candidates, activists, and others who see room for improvement in their community and beyond. Our newest video details

Make Your Own Political Art in 5 Easy Steps

For hundreds of years, artists have used their work to spread messages about important issues. Eye-catching artworks can help start a dialogue about social justice, as well as raise awareness for political candidates, activists, and others who see room for improvement in their community and beyond. Our newest video details

Build Student Portfolios with KQED Art School E-Book

As you dive into the new school year, offer opportunities to get creative in your classroom and help students build digital art and media portfolios for college and career readiness. Our popular video series about the 7 Elements of Art is at the core of this media-rich classroom resource. Find our new E-Book here: KQEDARTSCHOOL.WOOP.IE … Continue reading Build Student Portfolios with KQED Art School E-Book →

You’re a Street Artist Now! Apexer Shows You How

Apexer is a street artist who creates colorful, spray-painted murals around the world. Using a visual foundation based in graffiti art and Chinese calligraphy, Apexer abstracts letterforms to create complex, dynamic compositions for his street art projects. Often creating artworks that communicate the vibe of the neighborhood where they are