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GES Remote Learning Artworks Selected Works: K-2

This exhibition celebrates the accomplishments of our Grange K-2 students during Remote Learning. Each week, students completed a work of art in response to contemporary artists and a creative challenge. These are the wonderful creations they made...

Land Art

Create an artwork using natural materials like the artist, Andy Goldsworthy.

Transformed Object

Create an artwork by transforming found objects like the artist, Judith Scott.

Costume

Create wearable art using recyclable and found objects like the artist, Cyrus Kabiru.

Playful Portraits

Create a portrait of a face using found objects like the artist, Hanoch Piven.

Maps & Paths

Create a map of your home or community like the artist, Katie Bachler.

Food Stories

Create a collage that tells a story about special recipes and foods you love like the artist, Lucia Hierro.

Fantastic Journey

Create a drawing of an imaginary place you would like to visit like the artist, Vivienne Strauss.

Puppet Show

Tell a story by performing a puppet show like the artists from the Black Cherry Puppet Theater.

Arts Education is Essential

Why do the Arts matter? Why do we need Art education?

Teaching and learning will never quite be the same in our post COVID-19 world. However, our commitment to provide rich and varied educational experiences remains unwavering. The arts played an important role in these tumultuous times and will continue to do so for all students, including the traditionally underrepresented, those with special needs, and from low-income families. Here's why:

  • "Arts education supports the social and emotional well-being of students, whether through distance or in person."
  • "Arts education nurtures the creation of a welcoming school environment where students can express themselves in a safe and positive way."
  • "Arts education is part of a well-rounded education for all students as understood and supported by federal and state policymakers."

Credit: National Art Education Association, May 2020

I thank you for your continuous support throughout this remote learning journey. Congratulations to all the featured artists! I am always so proud to be your art teacher. -Ms. Popp

Created By
Emma Popp
Appreciate

Credits:

Title image by José Lourenco, "Let's Paint"