Spotlight on Our Arts Department
In the art room, students are encouraged to use the basic elements of art while exploring and gaining a knowledge and appreciation for history. The students are learning about several famous artists and their particular style, and then use their knowledge to create their own Masterpieces.
Kindergarten is learning about the artist Kandinsky while experimenting with mixing colors looking at the color wheel.
1st grade is learning about Vincent Van Gogh and his famous “Sunflowers.”
2nd grade is learning about the artist Laurel Burch and her famous “cats” while using patterns.
3rd grade is learning about the artist Paul Klee focusing in his famous “The castle and the sun.”
4th grade is learning about the artist Sonia Delaunay, creating an abstract painting full of circles and colors
5th grade is finishing a project about their names using a “kaleidoscope technique”