ProjectArt: Artists Jump In

In the United States, a network of public libraries and their sponsors reacted to cuts in arts education in the school, by creating after school programs: PROJECTART. Famous artists have donated their childhood art in support of their cause: My Kid Could Do That.

Matthew Ritchie’s “Soldier,” made with colored pencil when he was 5 or 6. Source: HuffPost, 05/01/2017 16:38 EDT

Vote for love

Books published for simply enjoying children drawings and words for their own sake, are rare. There is a need for more of them and Vote For Love proves it. First published in 1976 by the late British actor, film director producer and novelist Bryan Forbes, and compiled by his wife and actress Nanette Newman, the cherished book is still on the market (online anyway) some forty plus years later.

At CDIC-CIDE, we long to know… Were any of the originals saved? We will ask around and let everyone know if there is time to rejoice.