About Matt and Laura Grundler

Laura and Matt Grundler are art educators from Plano, Texas. They are also proud parents, bloggers and founders of the popular Twitter Chat #K12ArtChat. After teaching middle school art, high school art and working as an assistant principal, Laura has moved into the role of district Visual Arts Coordinator. Matt started out as a graphic designer; however after finding the commercial side of design to be unsatisfying, he soon found his niche as a K-5 Art teacher. Both Laura and Matt are passionate about raising their three creative kids, sharing their love of art education with their professional learning network and continuing to grow everyday.

What’s New with #K12ArtChat?

By | 2017-10-27T10:43:09+00:00 November 1st, 2017|

  It is hard to believe that #K12ArtChat is 3! We just recently celebrated our anniversary... 3 years of learning and growing together as an Arts Ed Professional Learning Network (PLN).  Even years later, one question we still get [...]

August Already?

By | 2017-07-28T08:45:21+00:00 August 1st, 2017|

Don’t forget to look back before moving forward. Sometimes we forget to reflect back on our topics, hosts and chatting together so as the new school year approaches, we thought it would be a great time to look back at [...]

Ditch the Textbook!

By | 2017-06-12T08:02:48+00:00 May 1st, 2017|

Not sure what you think of when you hear "ditch the textbook", but for an art teacher it’s not so unusual.  Of course, we use books as references - yes, even art textbooks - but the best part of [...]