Thursday, March 16, 2017

NAEA 2017 in New York City!

Last week, I attended the National Art Education Association yearly conference in NYC. The 5 days I was there were completely jammed packed. For the 2nd year in a row, I worked in the Copic/Imagination International Booth where I taught demos on how to use Copic Markers. Our booth saw thousands of art educators in just 4 days, so I was able to share so much information about how I use these incredible markers in my classroom. In addition, many other fanatsticly fun things happened like this:



Monday, February 27, 2017

Artwork Exhibited at Berkshire Museum for Youth Art Month

Nine MVM students will have their artwork on display at the Berkshire museum for the month of March.

The students are:

Connor Teixeira 5th
Marti Cunninghman 6th
Calvin Hartzell 6th
Zoe Holmes 6th
Ruby Smith 7th
Lily Fredsall 7th
Jackson Potoski 7th
Sam Schroeder 8th
Paige Scott 8th

There will be an opening reception on March 3rd. Below on the link is the information for the reception. The link features Jackson's artwork!

http://berkshiremuseum.org/event/opening-reception-youth-art-month/?instance_id=23800 and the Facebook event link features Paige's artwork! https://www.facebook.com/events/1374931325914258/






Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Artwork Heading to Boston for Youth Art Month!



United Through Art
Youth Art Month 2017

Students in grades K through 12 from across Massachusetts have been selected to have their artwork displayed at the State Transportation Building in Boston. This exhibit, sponsored by the Massachusetts Art Education Association, is part of Youth Art Month (YAM), a national celebration held each year during March that emphasizes the value of art education for all children, and encourages support for quality art programs in schools.  

Across Massachusetts there are numerous celebrations and exhibits happening in schools, in districts, and regionally.  The Boston exhibit, United Through Art, is the only statewide YAM Exhibit in Massachusetts, and features student work from over ninety communities.  

The show will be on display and open to the public weekdays 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. from February 13 through March 31.
(closed Presidents’ Day, Monday, February 20, 2017)

Admission is free. Parking is available in the building for a fee.

Students from Monument Valley Middle School, under the direction of art teacher, Katie Malone-Smith are represented in this year’s YAM Exhibit at the State Transportation Building.

The young artists with work on display are:

Alex Tenney 5th grade
Lucca Peacock 6th grade
Tyler Sprague 6th grade
Victoria Pevzner 6th grade
Kelsey McMahon 7th grade
Cole Margraf 8th grade


Friday, February 3, 2017

Intro to Watercolor, 7th Grade

 
© Mrs. Malone-Smith