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.

Making Art out of E-Waste with Robb Godshaw

Robb Godshaw makes artwork that is conceptual and, as he describes, “Uses technical means to move things that can't be moved, or make visible things that aren't normally visible.” During an artist residency at SF Recology, which houses San Francisco's dump, Godshaw scavenged electronic waste, most of which was functional.

Making Art out of E-Waste with Robb Godshaw

Robb Godshaw makes artwork that is conceptual and, as he describes, “Uses technical means to move things that can't be moved, or make visible things that aren't normally visible.” During an artist residency at SF Recology, which houses San Francisco's dump, Godshaw scavenged electronic waste, most of which was functional.

How Can You Make Art Out of Rubbish?

What do everyday objects and activities reveal about you? Choose one of the three project ideas in this video featuring photographer Nigel Poor - but just adjust the time-frame for the activity to just one day. #DoNowRubbish

Collecting Life’s Remnants with Nigel Poor

Nigel Poor is a photographer who spends time documenting everyday existence, exploring the meaning of the traces of ourselves that we leave behind. She focuses on ordinary objects and materials, researching what makes an object “worthy of preservation,” in her words. This KQED Art School video was created in

Collecting Life’s Remnants with Nigel Poor

Nigel Poor is a photographer who spends time documenting everyday existence, exploring the meaning of the traces of ourselves that we leave behind. She focuses on ordinary objects and materials, researching what makes an object “worthy of preservation,” in her words. This KQED Art School video was created in

What’s it Like to be a Teaching Artist?

Teaching artists are creative individuals who work with youth to provide arts instruction, but are not part of the traditional educator system. They don’t receive the same benefits or support as other teachers, and yet they are often the only provider of arts education for multiple schools. In many cases, teaching artists work at schools … Continue reading What’s it Like to be a Teaching Artist? →

Let’s Vogue with Sir JoQ!

Vogue is an influential dance form inspired by model poses in Vogue magazine and was popularized in New York City by queer people of color in the '60s and '70s.

Let’s Vogue with Sir JoQ!

Vogue is an influential dance form inspired by model poses in Vogue magazine and was popularized in New York City by queer people of color in the '60s and '70s. Vogue dancers have appeared in many music videos and contemporary pop performances, and in the 1990 documentary about drag

What Would Go Into Your Style Collection?

Learn about Oakland artist Evah Fan, and how she collects words and objects and reinterprets them to create her unique style. Collect your own objects that provide hints or information about your interests, your past and how you became the person that you are today.

Evah Fan, Folksy Wordplay Artist, What’s Your Style?

KQED Art School is on a mission to find out how artists develop their signature style, and we're asking some prolific Bay Area artists to tackle this compelling question in order to figure out how one goes about developing an artistic approach that is recognizable and unique. Artist Evah Fan

Evah Fan, Folksy Wordplay Artist, What’s Your Style?

KQED Art School is on a mission to find out how artists develop their signature style, and we're asking some prolific Bay Area artists to tackle this compelling question in order to figure out how one goes about developing an artistic approach that is recognizable and unique. Artist Evah Fan