BillEller
Professional Development Presenter

• American Art Partner: Professional Development with Chicago Public School teachers in partnership with Art Resources in Teaching, Terra Foundation, and the Art Institute of Chicago, 7 day sessions + 8 in classrooms

• American Colonial Art to Civil War 3 day sessions + 20 in classrooms

• Art and Math 1 to 3 day sessions + 8 in classrooms

• World Art History for Teachers 8 day sessions

• Planning and Creating a school mural 17 day sessions

• Building Art Capacity in the Classroom
8 to 11 day sessions in classrooms

• Art and Literacy 1 day session

• Romare Bearden The Block Theme Community 1 day session

• Elizabeth Catlett the Art of Print Making 1 day session

• Creating with Clay 1 day session

• Simple Book Making 1 day session

• Making Chess Pieces with Your Students 1 day session

• Beyond The Bulletin Board 1 day session

• Visit to Artist Studios 1 day session

• World Architecture 1 day session

• Tours of Downtown Chicago Architecture 1 day session
Residencies Workshops After school programs Parent Workshops

Residencies
Individual 6-16 session Residency for the following:
Art and Literacy
Themes
• Identity
• Community
• Journey
• Transformation

Art and Math
Main Ideas
• Shapes and Forms
• 2-dimensional and 3-dimensional
• Patterns
• Symmetry
• Hexagon Tessellating pattern
• Sierpinski Triangle Form
• Stereo Design Screen/Lenticular Screen
• Frank Lloyd Wright Windows
• Geodesic Domes
• One and Two Point Perspective

Art and Science
Individual Residency for the following:
• The Natural World
• Fabric

Ancient Civilizations
Individual Residency for the following:
Ancient Egypt
Individual Residency for the following:
• Hieroglyphics
• Painting
• Sculpture
• Architecture
• Mythology
• Comparing Ancient Egypt with Ancient Mayan Civilizations

Ancient Greek and Roman
Individual Residency for the following:
• Art
• Vases
• Architecture
• Mythology

Art of the Middle Ages
Individual Residency for the following:
• Art of the Middle Ages
• Stained Glass
• Simple Books
• Gargoyle Sculpture

Asian Cultures
Individual Residency for the following:
Japanese
• Japanese Gardens
• Japanese Screens
• Japanese Prints
Cambodian
• Angkor Wat
Chinese
• Qui Shi Huang’s Terracotta Warriors and Horses
• Chinese Dragons
• Comparing Han Dynasty Tomb Sculpture and Nayarit Tableau Sculpture

Hispanic Culture
Individual Residency for the following:
• Olmec Sculpture
• Colima Sculpture
• Mayan Art, Architecture, Hieroglyphics, Mythology
• Aztec Sculpture and Architecture
• Frida Kahlo Identity in Art
• Art of Jose Guadalupe Posada Print Making
• Constructing Day of the Dead Alter
• Interpreting and creating a Retablos and/or Ex-votos

Native American Cultures
Individual Residency for the following:
• Northwest Coast American Indians
• Plains Indians
• Woodland Indians
• Ancient Pueblo People
• Crow Canyon, Art and Archeology of the Southwest

African Cultures
Individual Residency for the following:
• African Masks
• Benin Tusk Art and Story Telling
• Ndebele Mural Design Patterns

African American Art
Individual Residency for the following:
• Jacob Lawrence The Great Migration
• Romare Bearden, The Block Community, Collage
• Bernard Williams, Silhouettes and Symbols
• Faith Ringgold Tar Beach

Australian Dream Time Residency

Architecture
Individual Residency for the following:
• History of Architecture
• History of Chicago Architecture
• Frank Lloyd Wright

United States of American Art
Individual Residency for the following:
• American Regions Landscapes and Cityscapes
• Art during the Colonel Period
• Art during the Civil War
• Art during Reconstruction
• Art between WWI and WWII
• Pop Art

Narrative Art
Individual Residency for the following:
• Story Telling in Art
• Simple book making
• Book Illustrations
• Creating Comics
• Paper puppets

Photography Residency
Print Making Residency
Sculpture Residency
Clay Residency
Public Sculpture, City and the World Residency


Workshops
Individual 1-3 session Workshops for the following:
• Simple book making
• Book Illustrations
• Creating Geometric Forms with Clay
• Art and Science/Literacy, Rain Forest, The Great Kapok Tree
• Life Cycle of Dinosaurs with Clay
• Pop Art, Andy Warhol and Roy Lichtenstein
• Claus Oldenberg Creating Soft Sculpture
• Alexander Calder Creating from 2-demensions to 3-Demensions
• Chinese Dragons
• Day of the Dead

After School Programs
Individual 8-16 week Afterschool Residency for the following:
• Art and Math
• Painting and Drawing
• Sculpture
• Print making
• Photography
• Ceramics
• Mask Making
• Murals
• Mosaic
• Humor in Art
• Creating Chess Pieces

Parent Workshops
Individual 1 day Parent workshop for the following:
• Take Your Child to a Museum
• Exploring the Sears Gallery in Your Child’s School
• Story Telling in Art
• Simple Book Making
• Simple Marbleize Paper Making
• Creating with Clay

Tour Guide
Individual 1½ hour Tours for the following:
• Art Institute of Chicago
• Museum of Contemporary Art
• Field Museum of Natural History
• Downtown Chicago Architecture
• Downtown Chicago Public Sculpture
• Graceland Cemetery