Robin Schwartzburd

Robin Schwartzburd

2D/3D Multi-Media, Fiber, Painting, Drawing, Cultural Arts, Enviro-Based Art

Robin offers a wide variety of art instruction. In addition to traditional arts like drawing, painting, printmaking and mixed media, she has also taught classes such as art journaling, math in nature, California Missions, Piñata making, cultural arts, sewing, fiber arts, needle felling, embroidery, up-cycling, sculpture, the history of animation, puppet making, and much more. She has expertise in a wide variety of mediums. She will work with your needs for your classroom to develop engaging and grade-level appropriate arts lessons.

About Robin

Robin currently operates Robin's Nest Art School in Ojai and teaches art through the Ojai Recreation Dept.

She has ten years experience teaching a wide variety of art classes to grades K-12, at Valley Oak Charter School in Ojai, and many more years experience teaching to children and adults.

She has a great love of Waldhorf and nature based arts. She loves teaching students to see the value in things considered “trash,” and find many ways to reuse those items. She is also passionate about finding ways to teach people about other cultures, inclusiveness and ways to be more environmentally and socially responsible.

California Arts Standards

  • Adv.VA:Cr1.1: Visualize and hypothesize to generate plans for ideas and directions for creating art and design that can affect social change.
  • 6.VA:Cr1.2: Formulate an artistic investigation of personally relevant content for creating art.
  • Adv.VA:Cr1.2: Choose from a range of materials and methods of traditional and contemporary artistic practices, following or breaking established conventions, to plan the making of multiple works of art and design based on a theme, idea or concept.
  • K.VA:Cr2.1: Through experimentation, builds skills in various media and approaches to art making.
  • 8.VA:Cr2.1: Demonstrates willingness to experiment, innovate, and take risks to pursue ideas, forms and meanings that emerge in the process of art making or designing.
  • Prof.VA:Cr2.1: Engage in making a work of art or design without having a preconceived plan.
  • 2.VA:Cr2.2: Demonstrates safe procedures for using and cleaning art tools, equipment, and studio spaces.
  • 6.VA:Cr2.2: Explain environmental implications of conservation, care and clean-up of arts materials, tools, and equipment.
  • 2.VA:Cr2.3: Repurpose found objects to make a new artwork or design