The history of color is the history of the world, encompassing ecological, social, political, and economic patterns and forces. In this course, you'll learn about how ideas of color have changed over time and how these ideas have changed the way we live and see. After a wide-ranging introduction, you’ll learn about the history of your favorite color and be offered prompts to respond to this history in the medium of your choice. This course will change how you see our colorful world.
Daniela has been teaching students of all ages since 2007. She is an artist / wilderness guide / educator / activist / eternal student working with the mediums of language, image, and place to explore issues of social, political, and ecological justice. She founded the Art + Ecology program at the Pacific Northwest College of Art, is a backcountry educator with Signal Fire‘s Wide Open Studios and teaches a range of topics independently, with Sitka, and with Literary Arts. She loves teaching at Sitka!
• Notebook for writing
• Any art supplies you already own and like to use
• Writing is a good medium for this course, too!
• Extensive bibliography and handouts for future reference