06 June

Happy Summer, St. Al’s!

As art comes to a close for the 2020-21 school year, we can reflect on all the joy it’s brought us over this unusual year. We thank God for the opportunity to be creative and to share in each other’s

01 March

MAC/Second Grade Impressionism

We’re starting spring early in MAC and Second grade art classes.  We watched an animated “Famous Artists” video about Claude Monet, and made our own paintings inspired by Monet’s Japanese bridges from his garden in France.  Students used sponges to

12 February

First Grade Abstract Art

This week, first graders read Barb Rosenstock’s outstanding book, The Noisy Paint Box, and made some fantastic abstract art for themselves.  We played a “Roll a Kandinsky Masterpiece” game, and the results are impressive!

04 September

ART – Coming Soon…

We are so blessed to be able to welcome students back to campus! However, as families and students might have noticed, there won’t be time to do everything at first. In order to streamline opening procedures, the Administrative Team has

12 June

Goodbye to 2019-20! Hello VTS!

Thank you for a wonderful (and sometimes weird) 2019-20 school year.  I can’t wait to see you soon!
This summer, I want all of you to continue to make art, but I also want you to look for public art

01 June

Let’s Get Ready for Fund Run!

2020 marks our first-ever Virtual Fund Run! Let’s encourage each other by making signs or banners to carry while we run together on Friday.  Here is some information to keep in mind as we connect:

Fund Run Friday, June

27 May

Black and White “Hope” Photos

In honor of famous 20th-century photographer Dorothea Lange’s birthday on May 26, let’s take black and white photographs that capture images of Hope!  This is a family project – take a walk, and capture an image that gives you hope

19 May

Celebrating Frank Stella!

Let’s celebrate another May-born artist, the contemporary abstract artist, Frank Stella.  Have you ever heard of a square rainbow?  Frank Stella became famous for his “Concentric Squares” in rainbow colors in the 1960’s.  Draw a square and make another smaller

12 May

Happy Birthday, Salvador Dali!

This week we’re celebrating the birthday of Spanish surrealist, Salvador Dali. He was known for painting very realistic pictures of ideas and objects that don’t make sense in the real world.  He became very famous for his paintings, and even