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.
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.
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.
Create a canvas painting inspired by the Robert Indiana “LOVE” sculpture. Designed for all students in grades K – 8.
Cost: $12, includes all art supplies and snack/drink.
Register: Return the attached form and fee to your Art teacher as soon as possible.
The workshop is limited to 30 students.
Students in grades 6, 7 and 8 are invited to sign-up for a fall digital art/photography workshop. Our exciting theme is “Capture Your World!” See the attached flier for meeting dates and sign-up information.
Our new Kindergarten classes are enjoying Art this year! They are working on a project inspired by the book The Dot by Peter H. Reynolds. Students drew dots and lines on their paper and then painted with watercolor paint.
Eighth grade students participate in a Design Challenge as their last project of the year. They were given limited supplies and classtime to build a 3-dimensional structure that would stand on it’s own and include a moving part. The results are an excellent display of creativity, problem solving and teamwork!
Congratulations to the following art students whose outstanding artwork will be on display in the Cincinnati Arts Association Student Art Show at the Aronoff Center. Artwork will be exhibited May 5 – 13. Students represented are: Ellie H., grade 2; Maddie W., grade 5; Megan M., grade 5; Izzie Z., grade 3; Cameron H., grade 1; Samantha C., grade 1; Josie S., grade 6; and Wyatt R., grade 4.
Student artists and teachers are being recognized at the annual Ohio Statehouse Student Art Exhibit. The exhibit takes place in the Ohio Statehouse Map Room in Columbus, Ohio. Kate M., grade 2, is one of four students representing the Southwest region of Ohio. Congratulations to Kate and her exceptional effort in Art!