FINE ARTS

The goal of St. Agatha Catholic School’s art program is to provide all students with a variety of opportunities to experience art. Students will learn art history by focusing on master artists. All students will learn by using the basic elements of art: line, shape, form, texture, color and space. All students will experience art using a variety of medium.

FINE ARTS

The goal of St. Agatha Catholic School’s art program is to provide all students with a variety of opportunities to experience art. Students will learn art history by focusing on master artists. All students will learn by using the basic elements of art: line, shape, form, texture, color and space. All students will experience art using a variety of medium.

 
Kindergarten to Second Grade
  • Learn the basic elements of art through exploration with paint, clay, and fiber

  • Experience master artist techniques through the study of Claude Money, Jackson Pollack and Vincent Van Gogh

  • Practice fine motor skills using basic art tools such as scissors, paintbrushes, crayons and colored pencils

  • Use their imaginations to produce unique works of art

 
Third to Fifth Grade
  • Apply technical strategies to art such as the elements of the color wheel and value

  • Learn drawing techniques; shading and 3D shapes

  • Experience master artist techniques through the study of Pablo Picasso, Marc Chagall and Leonardo da Vinci

  • Apply paint mixing skills to create tint, shade and value

 

Sixth to Eighth Grade

  • Apply basic elelments of art in projects using line, shape, value, color, space and texture

  • Complete multi step projects that incorporate a variety of art techniques

  • Experience master artist techniques through the studey of Georges Seraut, Wassily Kandinsky and Georgia O'Keefe

  • Learn and Appreciate art history

Art Gallery Evening

 

Each spring St. Agatha Catholic School hosts an Art Gallery Evening where the school
is transformed into a gallery of the student's art projects. Family and friends of the students are invited to participate in this evening with the students. Everyone enjoys
the talents and variety of art projects created by the children.

Mrs. Taylor began teaching in 1995, joined St. Agatha Catholic School in 2011, and has taught in both public and Catholic Schools. Taylor became a teacher to foster in students a sense of pride and accomplishment no matter their ability. She loves running, dancing, the ocean, being creative and spending time with her husband and two sons.

At St. Agatha since: 2011

Education

Bachelor's in Education with an Art emphasis

University of Hawaii

Master's in Curriculum and Instruction

University of Phoenix

E-mail Mrs. Taylor

 

Click here to visit the Art Blog

 

TEACHER: CHRISTINE TAYLOR

FINE ARTS

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Portland, OR 97202

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