Lesson Plan

Sultan and Donovan Printmaking: The Collargraph

As part of a study of printmaking, class members study the works of Tara Donovan and Donald Sulta. They go on to build a printing plate using glue, textured paper, and found objects.

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Instructional Ideas
  • Connect between an art class and social studies unit about the history of art forms
Classroom Considerations
  • While it may not be possible to visited the Tara Donovan and Donald Sultan exhibit, images from the exhibit and a video are available online
Pros
  • The packet includes background information about the artists, step-by-step directions for preparing, inking, and printing the plate, a materials list, and assessment suggestions
Cons
  • No images of their work are included in the resource