1st Grade Artists

Author and illustrator Barney Saltzberg's work Arlo Needs Glasses was the creative inspiration for our first graders to create their own lovable dogs.

  

  

2nd Grade Collages

2nd graders worked with class Art Docents on a collage project inspired by author and illustrator Ezra Jack Keats and his famous book The Snowy Day. 

 

 

3rd Grade Pop Art

3rd grade students were introduced to the 1950’s Pop art movement and inspired by artist Claes Oldenburg, known for his giant sculptures of everyday objects. They created larger than life pizza slices in a lesson everyone was excited about. 

  

 

4th Grade Dragons

4th Graders worked with their classroom Art Docents to create Chinese Dragons using oil pastels and watercolor. 

   

 

5th Grade Glass Fusion

Inspired by Seattle’s glass sculpture artist Dale Chihuly, 5th graders created their own abstract glass design concentrating on line, shape and pattern. 

    

  

4th Grade Sculptors!

In learning about Swiss sculptor and painter Alberto Giacometti, each classes' Art Docent volunteers helped the 4th grade students create their own striking sculpture. The students created their 3D “caught in motion” sculpture using wire, plaster, wood and paint. 

 

5th Graders Take Art Outside!

In learning about British sculptor, photographer, and environmentalist Andy Goldsworthy, the 5th grade classes took advantage of our beautiful fall weather to work together to create art from the natural environment.