Woodwork: Jonathan Glowacki, From Tree to Table
Grades: 6 - 12

Video Description: Artist Jonathan Glowacki creates functional and sculptural objects from wood using a variety of techniques.

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

Quick Ideas for Using the Video:

  • For Discussion: What is student reaction to Mr. Glowacki’s work? Do they see themselves as this type of artist? Why or why not?
  • Activity Idea:Have students find and collect sticks, limbs and/or roots to create a sculptural art piece to display at school and then at home. Did working with their hands on their piece make them feel connected to the environment?


*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.