What a week of community and collaboration! Check out some pictures from our various activities!
Enjoy the online gallery of their artwork here on Artsonia.
Mexican artist, Frida Kahlo, and her self portraits were the focus of our time in the Art Studio during the month of February. Students learned about Frida’s trip to San Francisco with her husband, artist Diego Rivera, as we shared the book Me, Frida. LE Artist focused on creating mixed
Upper Elementary Artist continued down the path of art history as we discovered the artwork of Ancient Egypt. Students shared the book, The Little Hippo, through a pass and read in preparation for their art projects. Then they read about Egyptian Gods and Goddesses and selected their inspiration. Students were
Picasso’s Blue Period, Rose Period and his discovery of Cubism were explored in January with the Lower Elementary Artist. Students were able to experience Picasso’s art in their classrooms with a full set of Montessori 3-Part Artwork cards. In the Art Studio we created Picasso Pet Portraits in his Cubism
The Art Studio is welcoming the Art of Georgia O’Keefe into our beautiful light filled space! After learning about O’Keefe through the illustrated book My Name is Georgia and exploring her work on the big screen, the artists began to think big and explore the details of the flower petal. We
Upper Elementary students continue their study of ancient art by exploring the birth of the first cities found in the region of Mesopotamia. They were tasked with becoming Urban Planners, and combined their researched knowledge along with their own creativity to develop an ancient city plan. I shared the book
Lower Elementary students have continued to explore artist Paul Klee’s art. Second and third grade artist created a piece titled “Biography Art” in which they wrote a few sentences about the artist to create a piece inspired by Once Emerged from the Gray of Night – Paul Klee. In creating their
In Upper Elementary, students explore their own creativity while studying the path our ancestors have taken to create art. This year, we start at the beginning. The First Drawing tells the story of what might have happened to inspire the very first artist to create art on the wall of a
Each month at CMCS, the Lower Elementary students are presented with an artist and his/her artwork during art. They are given opportunities to engage with the artwork and learn more about this artist through shelf work that is placed in the classroom. Each student is expected to engage with the artist’s
As the Upper Elementary students are focusing on different aspects of American culture, we started Art a few weeks early to explore American symbols. In order to prepare for the project, each class assigned a morning journal on the topic of American symbols. When I arrived they began the project,
Henry Bryan explores patterns while working on his mosaic floor tile art piece.
Nolan Bohan works with oil pastels as he creates the view from his spaceship.