Meet the Artist Behind the Art - North American Art History (12-15)

In this ongoing class, learners will learn about the lives of famous artists who lived in North America.
Emeliann Lonas
21 total reviews for this teacher
New class

45 minutes

per class

Once per week

every week


year olds


learners per class

per learner

How does anOngoingcourse work?

Meets on a weekly schedule, join any week, no need to catch up on previous material
Live video chats, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Automatic payment every Sunday, cancel any time
Great for clubs and for practicing skills

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Available Times

Pacific Time

Next on Fri Jun 3

Meets Once per week
6pm - 6:45pm

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Class Experience

Students will learn about the lives of famous male and female North American artists, the events that led them to make art and the styles they worked in, and how they achieved the level of fame they have today. 
Learners will find an optional notes sheet in the classroom. 
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
45 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
Listed below are themes and events that heavily shaped an artist's life and/or are the subject matter of their artwork but learners may find distressing or controversial: 

Frida Kahlo - repeated life-threatening injuries and illnesses, depictions of violence and self-harm 
Emily Carr - debates of cultural appropriation and colonialism
Diego Riveria - belief in and depictions of Marxism and Communism
Agnes Martin - struggles with mental health 
Material for this class comes from museum and gallery sources including The National Gallery, the National Museum of Women in the Arts, and the Metropolitan Museum of Art. 


Emeliann Lonas
Lives in the United States
Aspiring Educator + Forever Learner
21 total reviews
27 completed classes

About Me

My name is Emeliann and I am a university junior majoring in secondary education in the social sciences, with a minor in history. My specialties lie in American and European history, as well as American government and politics; my interests extend... 
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