Jeff is not an astronaut, but he is an expert on space, design, and three-dimensional structures that enhance indoor and outdoor spaces. Blending art principles with math concepts makes difficult subjects easier to grasp and much more enjoyable. Choose from the following options:
Shapes in Math
(Grades K-5) - Students apply the basic shapes used in architectural drawings to explore size, scale, space, and measurement as they relate to creating three-dimensional artworks.
Tessellation and Design
(Grades 5-12) - Students learn how to draw and manipulate tessellated shapes to generate designs similar to ones found in many cultures around the world.
Geometry in Perspective
(Grades 5-12) - Public art plus geometry equals a fascinating, hands-on investigation of perspective rendering, the Golden Ratio in design and nature, binocular/stereoscopic vision, and triangulation.
Site sculptor Jeff Mather is a master teaching artist and nationally known community-based artist. He has served over 120 sites as artist-in-residence, many of these having him return year after year.
Jeff has worked with groups of every age level, creating more public art in Georgia than any other sculptor. In addition to his sculpture residencies, Jeff is the lead artist for the YAWAC Digital Storytelling program. He is also at the forefront of cross-curriculum arts infusion and has co-created and co-taught units in world history, science, math and special education. He is all about turning S.T.E.M. into S.T.E.A.M.!
Jeff's presence as a teaching artist in a school can be a catalyst for forging new inter-departmental partnerships and new partnerships with the community at large.
K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Two Classes: $260
Three Classes: $365
Four Classes: $460