Telling Stories
GAEA Professional Learning Fall Conference 2022
October 6-9, 2022
Piedmont University, Demorest, GA 
Keynote Speaker: Art Rosenbaum
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Friday, October 7 • 9:00am - 10:50am
Stitching Georgia History: The Story Quilts of Harriet Powers (24)

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Explore the work of a formerly enslaved woman, Harriet Powers, from Clarke County, whose exquisite illustrative quilts hang in the Smithsonian and the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Participants will hand-stitch a quilt square that will be part of a quilt top sold at the conference's art auction and take home materials for another square. They will also take home lesson plans about Power's quilts for K-5, 6-8, and 9-12 grade levels.
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Chris Shelnutt

Teacher, Atkinson County Middle/High Schools
I'm a former 8th Georgia History teacher who started teaching art and drama six years ago in a rural, Title I school. 

Friday October 7, 2022 9:00am - 10:50am EDT
Advanced Painting Studio