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“Wild About the Arts” Fine Arts Night

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It has been several weeks since our Fine Arts Night and I have been waiting until things settled down here to write all about it. Many, many thanks to my co-worker Katie McEnaney for taking photographs of the event! “Wild About the Arts” Fine Arts Night We had our first ever Fine Arts Night.  The night combined musical performances, an art show and art activities to celebrate the arts!  We decided on an animal theme. We displayed one artwork from … Read more…

New Products and Big Sale! Up to 28% off

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Teachers Pay Teachers is throwing a huge Back-to-School sale.  I am joining in.  I keep my prices affordable as it is, but this sale is a huge steal!  I have over 50 art teacher resources available in my shop.  Everything is 20% off (EDIT: except the HUGE GROWING BUNDLE,  because that is already ridiculously cheap) August 1-2.  Add the coupon code: BestYear for additional savings (28% off total). I have some resources you might be interested in! NEW:  Elements of … Read more…

State Art Show

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  There’s my student’s artwork in the upper right corner of this panel:  the lion watercolor on muslin cloth.  Every year our state has a state wide art show in the capitol in Madison. This weekend, I went with my daughter, my friend and her daughter to see the art show.  Here are the two of them in front of a big banner at the show.   Daria’s friend said, “Mommy, this one blows my mind.”  So cute.. she is … Read more…

Student Art Show at the Mall

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We had our regional art show through the Wisconsin Art Education Association this week.  The artwork was displayed all week at the local mall.  Many schools participated with art from kids in grades K-12.  It is always so fun to see what other schools are doing.  The high school artwork is always so amazing!  We had our closing reception today and many families showed up.  It was a great turnout despite the freezing rain.  One artwork from each teacher was … Read more…

Celebrating 2012– Highlights of My Year


I read Carin’s post today about her creative achievements of 2012 and it got me thinking “what would be on my list if I were to make one?”  At first I thought, well, I don’t have a whole lot to say, but then I thought back to all the little things I am proud of, that made me happy and experiences I had this year that were fantastic. I’m not going to lie, this Christmas season I was not fully … Read more…

The State ARt Show


I went to the State Capitol today to see the Youth Art Month Art Show put on by the WAEA (Wisconsin Art Ed. Association).  The show includes artworks from K-12 students from all over the state.  Our school has two artworks in the show.  One from the middle school teacher and one from one of my students.  I’m so glad hers got chosen for the show because 1) it is a wonderful painting in my opinion!  and 2) she was … Read more…

Art Show


We had our Youth Art Month regional art show at the mall this week.  The reception was yesterday.  The judges pick one artwork from each teacher to go on to the state art show at the capitol building, which will be held during the actual Youth Art Month (March).  Here are my students’ artworks:

Art Show!


We had a great art show this weekend at one of our student’s parents’ winery.  We had wine tastings for the adults, snacks for the kids and lots of great artwork.  I selected about 40 artworks and the middle school art teacher also selected about 30 or so…   I put up pictures on my school website.  You can see them all here:EAGLE Artists Rebecca (middle school art teacher) and Marcia (me)

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