Artistic Discipline: Folk arts, nature journals, interdisciplinary
Age Group: Elementary, Middle, Secondary, Adult, Senior
Special groups: English Language Learners
In 2014 Carol began design work on a series of Nature Journaling workshops as a means of promoting diversity and environmental sustainability. At a time when nature most needs our attention, the Nature Journaling project helps us to pay attention and record our observations in the spirit and thinking of a naturalist outdoors to create a unique nature journal filled with personal writing, drawing, and reflection.
Carol has studied nature journaling with John Muir Laws, Claire Leslie Walker, and Jonathan Alderfer, and has studied botanical illustration at Longwood Gardens and Botany at Millersville University. She has developed a 4-Color Analysis, a simple practice for journaling that she has shared worldwide in New Zealand and Hawaii as well as locally for many years. Dr. Welsh retired from Millersville University where she taught in the Education Department and served as Director of the PA Governor’s School for Teaching.