All grades (preK-5) are creating artworks for the Art to Remember fundraiser to support the art program. Art to Remember provides families with an easy way to have their students’ artworks printed on items such as: ornaments, water bottles, and jewelry.
Russian artist, Natalia Goncharova, painted what she thought space looked like. She used a lot of brown, gray, white, and black in her artworks. Those are the neutral colors.
- Compare Goncharova’s paintings to the images from space. What are the differences? Similarities?
- Brainstorm what your outer space artwork will look like: asteroids, planets, astronauts- so much more!
Welcome back, Sharks! I am so happy to see you in the art room this year. We are able to use our art centers, which will include: drawing, collage, painting, fiber arts, sculpture, clay, and architecture. We will also have visiting art centers, such as collaborative projects, mask-making, and wearable art. We’ve had a great first week with the drawing center and can’t wait to open more centers!
Click the image to take a virtual tour of our centers!
Sandersville has five students, one from 1st through 5th grades, whose artworks will be included in this year’s Elementary and Middle School All State Art Show. A link with be shared so families can enjoy exceptional student artworks from across the Commonwealth!
Youth Art Month is coming up and Kentucky is getting ready! Youth Art Month will be held in March and encourages support for quality school art programs, and promotes art material safety. Visual art programs help develop skills including:
- Problem solving
Art shows, special exhibits, and school and community activities take place annually, to celebrate visual art education for grades K – 12.
- Designs must be in color.
- Designs must include the Youth Art Month logo AND the name and shape of the state of Kentucky (shown above and in entry form).
- Designs must illustrate the 2020 Youth Art Month theme “Art Connects Us” and include these words in the design.
- Entries must be submitted on an 8 1/2″ x 11″ piece of copy paper (no lined paper).
- The contest entry form (see form shown below) must be glued to the back (no staples). Entry form needs to be in a horizontal format (sideways).
- Information on completed entry form must be typed or printed clearly.
- Submit an Artwork Photography Release Form (see form shown below).
Entry Form and Artwork Photography Release Form (download to fill out & print)
**For entry form: find your state legislators here
If you would like to participate, drop off your artwork with your completed entry form attached to it at Sandersville by Dec 1, 2020. There will be a state-wide winner and 1st-5th places winners for elementary, middle school, and high school. Winners will be announced by December 18, 2020.
Hello! I’m Ms. Baird, your art teacher. No matter how we start the year, I am excited to see you and can’t wait to make art with you. I hope you’ve had a safe, happy, and healthy summer. Here’s a little about me.
Join us this weekend to celebrate artists and art-making at the Francisco’s Farm Art Fair. Students from all schools in Woodford County will have artworks on display. The opening reception will be on Saturday, May 18 at 2:00pm at the Ann Hart Raymond Building at Midway University.