Archive for January, 2015

6th grade students studied artist Jim Dine ( and created their own artistic hearts using oils pastels and paint. View all of the students’ creations on Artsonia at:

Taught Rotation 3: January 23rd  2015, Taught Rotation 3: January 14th 2014, Taught Rotation 4: February 9th 2011

8th grade students studied artist Pablo Picasso ( and Keith Haring ( to create their own 3 stage linoleum cut prints of imagery from their life that was two colors.

View all of these students’ printed linoleum cut creations on Artsonia at:

Taught Rotation 3: January 22nd 2015, Taught Rotation 2: October 30th 2014, Taught Rotation 1: August 25th 2014, Taught Rotation 3: January 21st 2014, Taught Rotation 2: November 18th 2013, Taught Rotation 1: August 14th 2013, Rotation 3: February 5th 2013, Taught Rotation 2: November 5th 2012, Taught Rotation 1: August 23rd 2012, Taught Rotation 3: December 10th 2011, Taught Rotation 1: September 19th 2011

1 January Ski PatrolJanuary Ski Patrol Scene Extra Credit Option! Click on the image below, follow the instructions on the image and then email Mrs. Matt ( your answers, or make a Google Doc and share it with Mrs. Matt, for a chance to earn some Extra Credit!


IAEA Poster 2015Please congratulate 8th grader Winner Casey Darre for having her artwork featured on this years Youth Art Month poster & flag for the state of Illinois!

Casey’s Artwork will be represented on the 2015 Illinois’ Eyes are on Art poster and flag which will be included in the IAEA March Mosaic. As a winner, Casey will also automatically be enrolled in the Sargent Arts New York trip contest. Way to go Casey!

CaseyTo comment and congratulate Casey’s drawing, please visit it on her Artsonia account at: