St. Andrew-St. Elizabeth Ann Seton School

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Our school art show will feature paintings, drawings, sculptures, stories and poems created by students in grades K - 8. As you enter the Seton Campus lobby,  student pianists will be playing the piano Thursday evening between 6 pm and 8 pm.
 
This amazing illustration was created by Jasmine H. 
In case you haven't heard, our K-8 school art show will be Thursday, April 28th in the Seton Cafeteria and hallways. Artwork from all 365 students will be available for viewing, our student pianists will perform in the lobby and an art activity table will be available for creative fun. Come check out our students' stories, poems and artwork!
Kindergarten students listened to Eric Carle's Rooster's Off to See the World. During this lesson students created their own illustrations of the characters and also practiced adding and subtracting. Enjoy viewing our kindergarten students' illustrations and books at the school art show this Thursday from 6 pm to 8 pm.

SASEAS ART SHOW

The school art show will be on Thursday, April 28th in the Seton cafeteria and hallways. It will be open between 6 pm and 8 pm. Please bring your friends and family to see over 400 works of art. Every student in grades K - 8 will have artwork on display. Student pianists will be playing the piano in the school lobby and students are welcome to make a fun creation at the art making table. 
 

Brazee Street Studios Open House, Friday, April 8th

 Brazee Street Studios in Oakley will host an open house and gallery opening Friday, April 8th. The opening is from 6 to 9 pm  and is free. This will be a fantastic opportunity for students and their families to view a variety of art and talk with artists in their studios. If you decide to go, send me an email and I'll be happy to give you a tour! 

Via the Google Art Project, second grade students viewed vessels that were made a century ago, hundreds of years earlier and even some that were thousands of years old. They also learned a little about Cincinnati's own Rookwood founder Maria Longworth Nichols Storer. The second grade students then became vase designers. Now, students are turning their two-dimensional designs into three-dimensional sculptures.
Last Friday seventh grade students were instructed to do the following: 
  • Select a white piece of paper from the scrap box.
  • Fold, bend, or roll your paper into a sculpture.
  • After placing your sculpture on the table, note the shadows on the sculpture as well as the cast shadows.
  • Draw your new sculpture.  
Students took the time to observe and draw their sculptures as realistically as possible. The results were fantastic and some of the drawings evolved into illustrations of forests, maps and other subjects. 
Line, shape, color, value, texture, form and space are the elements of design. Artists learn how to utilize these elements in order to create advertisements, graphic and product design, architecture, painting and so on. These examples of the elements were created by fifth grade students.
The seventh grade students' one-point and two-point perspective drawings were displayed for Open House. Their optical illusion drawings will be displayed during the art show in April. 
The eighth grade students made small clay votives. These little sculptures symbolize individual prayer intentions and may be given as offerings for prayers that have been answered or kept as reminders to pray.
Check out my photo albums to see more first grade penguin sculptures! The penguin sculptures will be displayed in the first grade classrooms during Open House.