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Kindergarten Artist in Residency: John Aker

Hillcrest Kindergarten students have just completed their first artist residency with MN artist John Aker.  John Akre is an animator, videomaker and teaching artist who lives in Minneapolis. He creates public animation work with his animation station and a variety of other animation techniques, makes video documentaries, and empowers youth to create media. His films have shown at festivals around the planet.

Watch our journey of creation here!

Here is the finished product from each classroom.

Stick and Stone:
Trista's Class Video   
Peanut Butter and Cupcake:
Amy's Class

More animations: