Found in the school basement: 60 ceramic piggy banks
Amount of time residing atop Art Studio cabinets: three years
Now upcycled as: "Pigs on Parade" by Grade 6 artists
Arts integration at it's best! In art class, sixth graders began by selecting an artist to research in ELA and Library classes. They learned new research skills using a variety of source materials including books, periodicals and the internet. We've amassed quite a collection of artist biographies over the years! Armed with new found information, students analyzed artist's characteristics including style, genre, media and technique as well as determined their most famous, easily recognized works.
Here's how sixth graders communicated an artist's style
and personality on a 3D form.
Can you guess the artist?