Beth Burkhauser

You’re Invited to the 2020 Hexagon Project Recognition Online Event

On September 12th we will be hosting an online meeting and you are invited! Join us to see many of the hundreds of hexagons created by students worldwide illustrating our 2020 Special Themes of COVID-19 and DIVERSITY — and, of course, Interdependence in an increasingly interconnected world.  We will recognize 49 hexagons selected by our …

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Recognizing Our 2020 Participants

Many firsts marked the culmination of a most unusual Hexagon Project 2020. We are so proud to share the many creative expressions of our student participants and are most grateful to the teachers who engaged their students during this difficult time. Our 2020 theme of Diversity became increasingly relevant – especially related to issues of …

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Returning to School II – Shelley Shares Her Journey from AU

“The numbers probably wouldn’t seem huge to you, as numbers of new cases in the US are phenomenal, but they have been more than enough to scare the hell out of everybody here and the Victorian State Government to lock us back down for 6 weeks.” Shelley Menhennet, Elementary Art Teacher, Victoria, Australia Shelley Menhennet has …

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Connecting Amidst Difficulties: PA to Uganda – Members Share COVID-19 Commonalities

Meet two teachers, one, an art teacher from a Charter School in Pennsylvania and the other a part-time teacher in the Masaka District in Uganda. At this time, there are only 227 cases and no deaths reported in Uganda, however, the lock-down is creating great hardship on people in poverty who work day-to-day for income …

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Hexagon 2020 Registration Now Open!

To our Hexagon Project Teachers and Community in 2020: COVID-19 has affected us also. Our Eastern Regional Exhibition is on hold until further notice. Jurying details will be forthcoming. June 30 deadline still stands.  Read below for upload news and instructions. How to participate in HP 2020 We are asking you to upload your students’ …

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Making Connections Amidst Difficulties: Members Share COVID-19 Commonalities and Challenges

Recently Irene Lantz, one of the teachers participating in the Hexagon Project, wrote to us about her experience dealing with the global COVID-19 pandemic. Her message follows: When we were last in school my NAHS students were working on their Hexagons. We were to have a meeting the last day we were in school but …

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Spreading Hope Amidst Difficulties: Members Share COVID-19 Commonalities

During these days of disruption and disconnection, it has been a pleasure to connect with some of our teachers who have participated in the past and find how they are coping.  We begin with the Katagiri sisters. Meet Our Japanese Twin Sister Teachers The Hexagon Project has been fortunate to have two teachers, Aya Katagiri, …

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COVID-19 and the Hexagon Project: How to Make Hexagonal Images for Instagram

Can you help provide a CREATIVE stream of CONNECTION and COMMUNICATION in these DIS-connected times? The Interdependence Hexagon Project is reaching out to anyone who believes that we must stay connected. That human connection can blossom in diverse ways in times like these. That, through our Art, we can tell an expressive, progressive story of …

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Hold Your Own Exhibit!

Eileen Healey, art teacher at Abington Heights High School in Clarks Summit, PA, recently presented a local Hexagon Project exhibit featuring hexagon-shaped artworks created by her students. Any school or community is invited to do the same. Samples shown include two-dimensional work from Ms. Healey’s Creative Expressions class and three-dimensional sculptured pieces from her Ceramics …

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