“This is a series that fosters creativity in an individual,”
As an introduction to the series, Roey Ebert, host of Roey’s Paintbox, will hold painting assemblies for third grade students in six area community schools. As she does in each video lesson, Roey will guide the children through the steps to painting a unique creation. All paintings will be collected at the end of the assembly and held for an Art Show at the PBS39 Studios. Donegan Elementary School benefits from PBS Neighborhood Partnership Program (NPP) dollars and is a United Way of the Greater Lehigh Valley Community School. DVDs of the art series will be distributed to NPP and United Way Community Schools throughout the area.
“PBS39 is delighted to collaborate with ASR Media and Roey Ebert on this new children’s series that is sure to motivate budding artists to tap their creative energy and create something beautiful,” said Tim S. Fallon, PBS39 CEO. “This type of programming is both educational and inspirational—
“Painting can have a positive effect on your mind, body and spirit.” according to Ashley Russo, Executive Producer and President of ASR Media Productions, “Bringing this project to life benefits not only our children but also our community, it teaches us that art is for everyone.”
In addition to airing on PBS,the DVD serieswill be available to third-grade classrooms, after-school and youth programs, adult centers, hospitals and senior living facilities throughout the Greater Lehigh Valley.
Roey’s Paintbox is made possible through the generous support of Air Products, St. Luke’s University Health Network, Liberty Property Trust and Alvarez Orthodontics. More information including programming guide and schedule is available at www.wlvt.org and www.roeyspaintbox.com.
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About Roey Ebert
As an art instructor, Roey Ebert helps guide, even the most timid beginner, step by step through the painting process. From experience, Roey Ebert learned that once a child, teenager, or adult had a starting point to build upon, their natural abilities and creativity would be unleashed -- resulting in a work of art. Her method of art instruction has nurtured the creative ability for thousands of people young and old.
Roey learned art by watching her grandfather, Francis Ford, an oil painter. When she would visit him, he would draw a portrait of her, giving Roey a love and appreciation for drawing. Roey learned to pay attention to the small details, to take time with her piece because as her grandfather told her “it represents you.” In grade school, Roey was influenced by her art teacher who would answer all of her questions, provide step by step instruction and never hesitated to give Roey extra help on a project. As a muralist, Roey spent years painting libraries, stores, churches, schools, homes and countless children's bedrooms. Ms. Ebert is the owner of Roey's Paintbox Parties, a successful art studio located on Bethlehem's Main Street. Since 2011, Roey has been hosting “paint parties” guiding guests through the steps to create their own masterpieces!
PBS39 is a community-owned public television station licensed to Allentown, Bethlehem, and Easton, PA, serving eastern Pennsylvania and western New Jersey. PBS39 is owned and operated by the Lehigh Valley Public Telecommunications Corporation. The mission of PBS39 is to educate, inspire, inform, and entertain, while stimulating and disseminating the exchange of ideas for community enrichment.
About ASR Media Productions
ASR Media Productions is an integrated media production and communications company and proud creators of The PEAK TV, Roey’s Paintbox, a creative arts series for PBS39; Sweat Effect- Larry Holmes’ Road to Recovery; as well as commercial and corporate videos. We develop effective strategies for creating relationships between businesses and their key audiences and customize each program to meet the client’s immediate and long-term goals.
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