Category Archives: Art Show

“A Place at the Table”

In honor of Election Day, my Ceramics II students set out to select a social issue that they were passionate about. I wanted their opinions to have a “place at the table” and for their voices to matter. Their challenge was to represent … Continue reading

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A Breath of Fresh Air!

I just gotta say, kids are awesome! My students, in particular, are especially awesome. Six of my middle schoolers set up this year’s art installation, Aero for our Art is Elemental fire/air unit. My trust-worthy colleague and friend, and three … Continue reading

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Happy Earth Day!

One of my middle school student’s parents works for the General Services Administration at the Federal Building in Philadelphia, and contacted me about doing an art display in her building in honor of Earth Day.  As a mom of one of … Continue reading

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Stars are in the Air

As a “Kiick-Off” to our middle school Art is Elemental fire/air unit, we looked at some famous skies in art history. Each of my current sixth and seventh grade students received a 2 inch square cut from Starry Night and … Continue reading

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What a Day!

Today, nine middle school students, seven high school students, and my colleague Mrs. Ellis, volunteered their time to set up the middle school art show and this year’s school wide art installation, “Tapped – a message from a bottle”. “Tapped” … Continue reading

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HS Art Show!

Our HS Art Show will be on display this year in the media center where they hold the monthly Board of Education Meetings.  (Strategic planning…and very intentional!)  The show will feature the work created by the students in my creative … Continue reading

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The Making of an Art Installation

Spring has sprung here in the Garden State, and ’tis the season for art shows and art installations!  I wanted to share some preview activities for the middle school installation, called “Tapped”.  This year’s middle school, Art is Elemental theme … Continue reading

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Happy Youth Art Month

Congratulations to my student, Emily Himles who had her work selected for the State Youth Art Month Exhibit in Trenton, NJ!

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Unbound

As part of the new curriculum I’m developing, I am including a visual journal component. It’s a full year, on-going assignment that allows for marking period, mid-term and final exam assessments. So that I can display student work throughout the … Continue reading

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