-"Meeting the people i worked with, also meeting local designers and learning all about what they did around the puget sound area ."
What was your least favorite part of the program ?
-"I didn't really have a 'least favorite' part, because the whole program was cheeeesy!"
What was one of your favorite field trips?
-"I picccccck, Gasworks Park. I liked it there because i liked learning about the history of Gasworks, and how it is a monument in the Seattle area. Also, umm, ' you dont have to write umm!', anyways, i also liked OSP because i enjoyed looking at the Love and Loss piece."
Re+Vision: Design Your (Neighbor)hood is an innovative new program at the Seattle Art Museum designed to lead teens on an urban journey - to become design thinkers and change makers - in their own communities.
This six-week (June 30 - August 8, 2008) intensive public education program is structured around two major components. One is a studio project - a design problem - that teens will address individually. The second is a series of field trips and guest interactions. These experiences have been designed to inspire teens in their own design work as well as expose them to the diversity of professional art and design practices.
Final designs will be presented at the Olympic Sculpture Park on August 7, 2008, 6:00 - 8:00pm. The show will stay up through August 22, 2008.
Chelsea Green is a former Museum Educator at the Seattle Art Museum and a Partner at Grain, a design consultancy based in Seattle.