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Rebecca Gallion


Program 1: Walking the Line

Rebecca Gallion REBECCA GALLION has worked with students at Rowan County Middle School in Morehead and Minors Lane Elementary in Louisville, as well as with social service and arts organizations. She has also served as education outreach coordinator for the J.B. Speed Art Museum.

She frequently exhibits her work, recently at the Kentucky Center for the Arts and at Louisville's RIPE Gallery. Becky has a B.A. in painting from the University of Kentucky and an M.F.A. in drawing from the University of Cincinnati.

On Art On-Air, Becky shows how contour line drawing can be quick and fun if students observe their subject very closely.

Teacher's Guide for "Walking the Line"

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Other Instructional Television Resources

  • Arts Express - Program 10 "Line" -- explores how line determines direction, shape, form, and sometimes mood.
  • Arts Alive for 6 - 9th grade - First three programs deal with visual arts:
    1. "Alive with the Arts" - the power and appeal of the arts
    2. "Elements of Visual Arts" - line, shape, color, and texture
    3. "Creating Visual Arts" - expressing an idea
  • The Big A for primary grades - Program 6. Lines, Shapes, Colors and Textures
  • Doodle for K-12 - Program 5 Drawing the Human Figure; Program 9 Drawing Animals
  • Looking at Picasso for grades 8-12
  • Art History 1: A Century of Modern Art for grades 6-12 - Programs 2, 4, and 10 show artists who used similar techniques.

Rebecca Gallion
Visual artist and teacher
Contact her through the Kentucky Arts Council
(502) 564-3757

600 Cooper Drive, Lexington, KY 40502 (859) 258-7000 (800) 432-0951

Last Updated: Monday, 29-Dec-2008 15:23:24 EST