Thanks to PCEF donors and a collaboration with the Kimball Art Center, 1500 students receive monthly art lessons.. Through art, student learn about our culture, creativity, problem-solving, and confidence. With EVA, moments of teamwork, curiosity, and humanity are happening every day in our classrooms and schools.
McPolin Elementary - Lucia Ferrazzoli
Parley's Park Elementary - Melissa Allen
Trailside Elementary - Maggie Newcomb
SEPT Charley Harper
Collage Illustrations of local wildlife using simple shapes and colors
Questions: What birds or wildlife is local to Utah? How do I represent / build an animal with simple shapes?
OCT Romare Beardon
Mixed Media drawing of a lively community using oil pastels and collage.
Questions: What does it look like when people come together and celebrate? What is community? How do I use collage and pastels together to show a group of people?
NOV Landscape - Connected to the exhibition
Claire Sherman - https://www.clairesherman.com/new-page-1
Painting a portrait from many perspectives all at once.
What is cubism? How can I represent many perspectives in one painting?
‘A head’, said Picasso, ‘is a matter of eyes, nose, mouth, which can be distributed in any way you like’.
Canvas boards or paper
Watercups, paper towel
JAN Degas Figure Drawing
Inspired by art history and using wooden manikins students will explore drawing the figure with charcoal.
What is anatomy? How do I use basic shapes to capture the action of a person?
FEB Bridget Riley
Students will create an Op Art heart and background for Valentine’s Day.
What is Op art? How do I create an optical illusion with geometric shapes and lines?
MARCH Connected to the exhibition at Kimball Art
Maria Cruz Palileo
Collecting family history
APRIL Andy Warhol
Drawing favorite foods while using repetition and color to portray popular culture,
Can everyday objects be art?
I used to drink it [Campbell’s Soup]. I used to have the same lunch every day, for twenty years, I guess, the same thing over and over again. ANDY WARHOL, ARTNEWS, 1963
Large poster board
MAY Takashi Murakami
Learn about Manga style and draw a pattern of characters.
What is a pattern? Can cartoons be in museums?