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Valentines Art

What do we love? Pizza, pine cones and plate-making! Read More »

Jim Dine and Hearts

Jim Dine is a representational maker, working in drawing and sculpture. He uses a basic image and explores it, repeats it and represents it in different media.  Read More »


We use words every day, whether speaking, reading or writing. Words tell us to stop at the intersection, they form the strings of dialogue that make up Hamlet and they’re what you’re reading right now.  Read More »


Making art is a process, and displaying the art is part of that. The way in which art is shown can contextualize the piece and enhance the viewers’ experience with it. And when the process starts with an exercise of first amendment rights, that’s even better. Read More »

Functional Art

When art is something you can use at home or something that you can wear, we call it functional art! Read More »

Minimalism and Winter Break

Building off of what we learned about abstraction last week, this week we learned about minimalism. We also prepped for winter break which starts next week! Read More »

Abstract Art

When my sister and I were kids, she told me that if I scribbled with crayons and paints on my paper, then I was making abstract art. As we learned this week, there’s more to it than that. Read More »

Paper Crafts

We asked the students this week, what can we make using paper? The answer? So many things! Read More »

Dadaism Revisited

We’ve been revisiting one of our favorite art movements from the 20th century- Dadaism! Read More »


We started with the skeleton or the bread, added a bit of meat, and came out with a story. Metaphors abounded this week as we worked on our storytelling.
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