Mixed Media: Dawn LaGrave, Kaleidoscopic Takes
Grades: 6 - 12

Video Description: Meet Dawn LaGrave, a mixed media artist using photos she’s taken in her travels throughout Europe and the United States to create dimensional kaleidoscopic artwork. Please visit www.lagravedesigns.com to learn more.

Type of Video: Profile*
Unique Video ID: AandA-DLaGrave**

Quick Ideas for Using the Video:

  • For Discussion: Have students respond to the artwork. Do they think the artists meets the objectives she states for the exhibition? Would they be interested in creating artwork like this? Why or why not? Would they purchase such artwork? Why or why not?
  • Activity Idea: Use the video in conjunction with a similar student project using their own photographs.


*Profile videos use a first-person/first-hand approach to highlight interesting people doing interesting things in the area of study.

**The unique Video ID can be used to quickly locate a single video in the ET collection. This search function is designed to let teachers assign students to watch a specific video and have only that video appear as a search result. Just click on Search and choose “By Video ID.” Then type in the Video ID as it appears above. Be sure to include the dash.