Matthew Baker

Matthew Baker

Matthew is a multi-media commercial artist sharing his skills to our youth. His clients have included Disney, Marvel, Nickelodeon, Mattel, and many other name brands. After 17 years in the industry, he has decided to give back to our community and has been teaching industry level design in both

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THE POWER of OBSERVATION - Interactive presentation


Program description

An interactive presentation that gives students an awareness of how art is used as a tool to communicate. Knowing how it is used, they too will have the ability to design their future presentations one step ahead of most others. In this 50-minute course, Matthew shows how the motion picture, television, food, toy, fashion, auto, and real estate industries rely on the use of shapes and color to


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Program Detail

Program type: Assembly/Performance (In-School), Professional Development, School Site After School Programming, Workshop/Class
Artistic Discipline: Media Arts, Multi-discipline, Storytelling, Theatre, Visual Arts
Subject: Media Arts, Visual Arts
Population served: Grade 07, Grade 08, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12, Students in Alternative or Continuation Schools
Bilingual: No
Available dates:

This is an open invitation.

Available times:

This presentation is available during school hours.

Length of program: 50 minutes minimum
Space / technical requirements:

This presentation requires a class or auditorium with a large monitor or video display.


Now open to all Sonoma County.

Fees / Ticketing:

The fee for this presentation is $75. It is timed to fit into a school's schedule but can be extended to cover related topics.

Supporting Materials


Two or more years of educational programming experience: Yes
Provides study guides for teachers and or students: Yes
Provides tools to assess student learning (workshops and residencies): Yes
Conducts ongoing assessments of program quality: Yes
Provides scholarship and reduced fees: Yes
Criminal background check(s) available: Yes



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