Art Herstory Series

Learn about amazing women in art history, make art inspired by them!

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1 Choose My Schedule

2 Is This Activity For Me?

Tablet posing and thinking
Stick figures of varying sizes waving

My age is between 11 - 18

Yellow and blue gear

All experience levels are welcome.

Child and mother stick figure standing

I can do this independently.

An open book

All reading levels are welcome.

3 More About my Activity

Learn about amazing women in art history that were leaders of various art movements! In art history, the fathers and grandfathers are usually the ones we hear about that started specific art movements such as pop art. In this series, we’ll focus on the women who made their mark instead.

4 What Materials Do I Need?

Drawing supplies (markers, pencils, pencil crayons, pens, paper or sketchbook), Paint supplies (acrylic, gouache, watercolour, ink, jar of water, paint rag, palette, assorted brushes, thinker paper or sketchbook)

5 I learn useful skills too?

  • Communicating
  • Creative thinking
  • Critical & reflective thinking
  • Positive personal identity & culture
  • Social awareness & responsibility

6 My Guide!

I’m of German Canadian, Anishanaabe and Metis descent. I’m a practicing artist with over 20 years of exhibiting and selling paintings and drawings, painting murals and teaching art!

I’m a beginner surfer—I’m not very good at it, but every wave I drop is worth the hundreds of wipe outs.