Art Projects for School Closure

The following Art projects can be completed while we are out of school due to the COVID-19 school closure. They are considered optional, however credit will be applied to the student’s Art effort grades for Trimester 3.

Please email a picture of the completed project to art@olvisitation.org. Extra credit will be given to those who submit art projects by Friday, May 22nd. We love to see our students being creative at school and at home!

Please check back weekly for new projects. Click on your grade level below. Art project websites and Art Apps are listed below and will be updated often.

Grades K-2

Grades 3-5

Grades 6-8

Other Art Resources:

Art websites for students and parents:
https://cincinnatiartmuseum.org/art/exhibitions/online-exhibitions/
https://www.crayola.com/
https://www.deepspacesparkle.com/
https://theartofeducation.edu/flex/lesson-plans/
Online Art Museum Field Trips
Lunch Doodles with Mo Willems

Free Art Apps for iPads:
Let’s Create Pottery Lite
Kaleidoscope
Drawing Pad
Sketch.Book
BeFunky Photo Editor

After-School Art Workshop

Clay Sgraffito Cross

When: Choose from one of these dates: 

Friday, March 20th, 3:00-4:30 p.m.

Monday, March 23rd, 3:00-4:30 p.m.

Thursday, March 26th, 3:00-4:30 p.m.  

 Where: Art Room

Description: Create a clay cross using the sgraffito technique to hang up where you choose or give as a gift!

Who: Open to all students in grades K – 8. 

Cost: $10, includes all art supplies and a nut-free snack/drink.Register: Return the form and fee below to your Art teacher as soon as possible.  The workshop is limited to 30 students.

Youth Art Month

Congratulations to Clare H. and Cici H. – grade 4, Abby H. – grade 5, Zachary M. – grade 6, Abram T. and Abby H. – grade 2, who were chosen to display artwork at the 40th Annual Youth Art Month and Young People’s Art Exhibitions. The exhibits are sponsored by the Ohio Art Education Association and are held at the State Teachers’ Retirement Systems building and Rhodes State Office Tower in Columbus, Ohio. What an honor to represent our school and region! 

Congratulations also to Ella B., grade 7 who has won Honorable Mention for Grades 6-8 in the Youth Art Month Flag Design Contest for Ohio. Her artwork will be displayed at the Youth Art Month Exhibit in Columbus, Ohio.

Scholastic Art Award Winners

Congratulations to the Scholastic Art Award Winners! The Scholastic Art Competition strives to recognize students in junior high and high school for their incredible gifts in the Visual Arts. This year, our region, Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky, received over 4000 works of art. Our Lady of the Visitation had 26 winners this year! The Gold Key winners are: Caden F., Grace G., Grace Gl. Liam M. Kelli S., Hailey W.  The Silver Key winners are: Andrew C., Juliana F., Kelly O., Ava P., Eric S., Ben W. and Lincoln Z. The Honorable Mention winners are: Maria B., Ella B., Danny B., Lauren E., Ava G., Audrey H., Lucy M., Cayse M., Brody N., Kelly O., Kelli S., Madison T. and Aly Y.

Digital Photography Workshop

All students currently in the 6th, 7th or 8th grades are invited to attend a fall Digital Photography Workshop! Our theme is “Transfer It!” We will be using digital photography and graphic design techniques to create photographs and experiment with image transfers. The best photographs and transfers will be chosen to enter into our regional Scholastic Art Competition. We will meet three times in the art room. The workshop is open to the the first 30 students who register. Forms are available in the art room or in the student newsletter.

Summer Art Camps

Use your talents this summer to create beautiful artwork and learn new art techniques. Projects will include clay, printmaking, painting, sculpture, book making, drawing and more!

Instructors: Mrs. Rellar and Mrs. Ranels
When: June 3rd– 7th
Who: Incoming 1st – 4th grade, 9:00-11:30 AM
Incoming 5th – 8th grade, 12:00-2:30 PM
Where: OLV Main Art Room
Cost: $75. Fee includes materials, snacks and instruction for the week.

Return the attached form and fee as soon as possible to your art teacher. Each camp is limited to 30 students.

Youth Art Month Art Contest

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March is Youth Art Month and we are celebrating with an Art Contest! Winners will be chosen each Friday in March. All entries will be sent to the Students Rebuild Ocean Challenge. Students Rebuild will make a donation to ocean conservation.

Directions:

Use the ocean as your inspiration to create an artwork.
Use any art materials.
Artwork must be smaller than 9” x 12” and can be 2-D or 3-D.
Ideas: drawing, painting, origami paper sculpture
Put your name, grade and homeroom teacher’s name on your artwork.

Give your entry to your art teacher by Thursday, March 28.
You may enter more than once.

Scholastic Art Award Winners

Congratulations to the 2019 Scholastic Art Award Winners! The Scholastic Art Competition strives to recognize students in junior high and high school for their incredible gifts in the Visual Arts. This year, our region, Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky, received over 4000 works of art. Our Lady of the Visitation had 21 winners this year! The Gold Key winners are: Noah H. and Lena B. The Silver Key winners are: Gretchen H., Jenna K., Kelli S., Leah K., Lena B., and Lincoln Z. The Honorable Mention winners are: Allison B., Andrew C., Elise L., Elizabeth J., Gretchen H., Jenna W., Joey J., Lydia R., Stephanie H., Tara H. (x2), Taylor V., and Zach M.