The Hartsbrook School

Naomi Henderson, BA

High School Art

Naomi holds a BA with honors in Art History from Connecticut College in New London, Connecticut. She is also a Waldorf graduate, having attended Green Meadow Waldorf School in Chestnut Ridge, New York from kindergarten through twelfth grade. She completed her Waldorf teacher training at the Center for Anthroposophy in Wilton, New Hampshire. Naomi is an artist who works in many different media, but focuses primarily on painting and collage. She has displayed her work in galleries across the Southeast where she has lived for the past several years. She looks forward to exploring the art scene in Massachusetts and finding new inspiration in the north. This is her first year teaching art at the Hartsbrook School.

From the Hartsbrook Blog — By Naomi Henderson

High School Service Learning Week ~ Campus Care
This group devoted their studies and service to Pieining Hall. We began the class by looking at urban planning, and discussing cities that were planned, versus those that were not. Some questions we addressed were, “What were the goals in planning a particular city such as New York or Dubai? Why are some cities unplanned, and what is it like…

Stone Carving
Stone Carving with the senior class always happens in the fall, when the weather is nice, and we can work outdoors. The pleasant ring of chisel on stone echoes throughout the campus, and brings curious visitors to our work under the tent behind Piening Hall. Many people tell me how happy it makes them to hear the sonorous clanging of…

Senior Class Stone Carving
At the beginning of the school year, when the days were still hot and long, the Hartsbrook campus resounded with the clinking and ringing of chisel against stone. This was the senior class working diligently at the sweaty business of stone carving. They began the process by “dressing the stone”, which is simply a rounding off of any sharp, hard…