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Mr. Wagner

Mr. Wagner

1st Design Concept Screenprinted on Canvas Jeans

1st Design Concept Screenprinted on Canvas Jeans

Organic Design Concept

Masonite (Spraypaint and Acrylic).

Iowa Hawkeye Basketball Uniform Side Panel Design

Iowa Hawkeye Basketball Uniform Side Panel Design

Plaid Shirt Design Concept

Plaid Shirt Design Concept

Embroidered Cap Printed Pocket-T

Embroidered Cap Printed Pocket-T
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Flip Dog

Flip Dog

Blue Burst Design 9X12 ft.

Blue Burst Design 9X12 ft.
Matthew J. Wagner

    Learning is an art.  It reflects the effort, desire, and skills that students incorporate into the method of acquiring knowledge.  This process of building artwork, including assessment, creates self-reflection and self-awareness.  Providing an opportunity to learn, through artistic expression, will increase a student’s ability to function as a, “responsible, contributing member of a culturally diverse and global community”.
    With this awareness, it is essential to (1) incorporate reading into an art curriculum exploration.  (2) Integrate multiculturalism into this curriculum either in study or artistic practice, while considering, (3) the technological advances appropriate to its practice.  Many cultures have developed artistic styles synonymous with current practice and artistic trends.  Creating a learning environment that embraces these concepts and ideals will help facilitate strengthened student learning and help to promote diversity among students while providing a historical perspective to its means. 

Matt

1st Design Series Screenprint

1st Design Series Screenprint

Bass Drum Design

Bass Drum Design

Burst Design on Mirror

Burst Design on Mirror

Green Burst Design

Green Burst Design

Nautical Flag Design I

Nautical Flag Design I