Dreamtime Storytelling
December 11, 2017

Dreamtime Storytelling

There has always been something about Aboriginal Australian art that draws me deeply into it. Maybe it’s the raw energy I feel when viewing their dot paintings or the way that their Dreamtime stories awaken my imagination. Whatever it might be, I wanted to share my love for their artwork with my fifth-grade art students. […]

Aboriginal Art
December 10, 2015

Aboriginal Art

Aboriginal art began thousands of years ago on cave walls all over Australia. The symbols and patterns can represent native animals, stories that have been passed down through generations, or maps of local landmarks. Many Aboriginal artworks represent “the Dreamtime,” the period of time indigenous people believe the world was invented. I like to compare […]