Mixed Media: Sue Giannotti, Mosaic Minimalism
Grades: 6 - 12

Video Description: Hear how artist Sue Giannotti creates her mosaics and what it is like to work at the Foundry Art Centre.

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

Quick Ideas for Using the Video:

  • For Discussion: What is student reaction to the artist’s work? What do they like or dislike about it? Why?
  • Activity Idea: The title of the artist’s exhibition is Echoes and Silence. Have students cut small piece of construction paper and create a mosaic that symbolizes echoes and silence to them.


*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.