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2021 - 2022 Elementary Visual Art (EVA) Lesson and Teachers

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.

 

EVA Teachers:

McPolin Elementary - Lucia Ferrazzoli

Parley's Park Elementary - Melissa Allen 

Trailside Elementary - Maggie Newcomb 

 

EVA Lessons:

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? 

Materials: 

Glue sticks 

Construction paper 

Patterned paper 

Stencils 

Scissors 

Cardstock 

 

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?

Materials:

Oil pastels

Magazines 

Glue sticks

Bristol 

 

NOV Landscape - Connected to the exhibition 

Claire Sherman - https://www.clairesherman.com/new-page-1

Materials: 

Watercolor pencils

Watercolor paper 

Brushes 

 

DEC Picasso 

Painting a portrait from many perspectives all at once. 

Questions: 

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’.

Materials:

Canvas boards or paper 

Paint 

Brushes 

Watercups, paper towel

 

JAN Degas Figure Drawing 

Inspired by art history and using wooden manikins students will explore drawing the figure with charcoal. 

Questions:

What is anatomy? How do I use basic shapes to capture the action of a person?

Materials:

Charcoal 

Drawing Paper 

Manikins 

 

FEB Bridget Riley

Students will create an Op Art heart and background for Valentine’s Day.

Questions:

What is Op art? How do I create an optical illusion with geometric shapes and lines?

Materials:

Bristol Paper 

Markers 

Pencils

 

MARCH  Connected to the exhibition at Kimball Art 

Maria Cruz Palileo 

https://www.pbs.org/video/maia-cruz-palileo-becoming-the-moon-aitq3n/

Questions: 

Collecting family history 

Materials: 

 

APRIL Andy Warhol 

Drawing favorite foods while using repetition and color to portray popular culture,

Questions:

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

Materials:

Neon Markers 

Pencils 

Large poster board

 

MAY Takashi Murakami 

Learn about Manga style and draw a pattern of characters. 

Questions:

What is a pattern? Can cartoons be in museums? 

Materials:

Colored pencils 

Bristol Paper 

Pencils

 

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  • Students Reached

    5000

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    45%

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