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.

Teamwork Makes the Dream Work For Collaborative Duo, KeFe

Kelly Tunstall and Ferris Plock are artists who focus on character design and development, creating a rotating cast of surreal cartoon figures inspired by visual culture, including fashion, skateboarding, Japanese regalia and folklore. They concentrate on the relationships and interactions between their characters in their collaborative artworks created under the ...read more

Arts, Media and Entertainment Academy Leadership Institute

Educators and creative industry professionals are invited to attend the Arts, Media and Entertainment (AME) Leadership Institute in San Diego on April 4-5, 2016. Join KQED Art School at the institute for a fun happy hour event and discover practical approaches for using our arts education media resources in the classroom. Early bird registration is … Continue reading Arts, Media and Entertainment Academy Leadership Institute →

Submit Your Video for A Global Film Project About Character

Why does character matter? What are the skills you need to flourish in the 21st Century? A global “cloud filmmaking” project led by Tiffany Shlain launched with a film about The Science of Character, and she is now gathering entries from students, teachers and communities for a new film, The Adaptable Mind. Use your mobile … Continue reading Submit Your Video for A Global Film Project About Character →

Art + Activism with Sanaz Mazinani

Sanaz Mazinani is an artist with a background in political activism who uses art to inspire dialogue about perceptions of cultural identity. In the latest episode of Art School, she describes her current art practice and the intentions behind her recent installation at the Asian Art Museum in San Francisco.