The Whole Schools Initiative

Presenters

Kay Thomas

Kay Thomas, Visual Artist/Consultant for the ArtsSmart Institute for Learning, received a MFA in Ceramics from Arizona State University and a BFA in Ceramics from Texas A & M –Commerce, Texas. Thomas has worked with students and teachers grades Pre- K through 12 as an Artist/Consultant in school districts throughout a multi-state area. She served first as Artist-in-Residence, then later as Curator of Outreach Education for the Art Museum of South Texas. In addition, she is both a designer and presenter for a variety of art workshops for teachers, parents, and artists in Arkansas, Mississippi, and Texas. She currently teaches an art course for Texas A & M University pre-service classroom teachers. A Texarkana native, Thomas also continues to create and exhibit her ceramic sculptures. Her latest sculptures both celebrate and satirize in a very humorous way America’s obsession with celebrities, food, and pets.

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