Thursday, January 21, 2016

Meditation Trees 2016

The AES and FMS staff members created these beautiful triptychs and quadriptychs using meditative dot painting. Groups of 2-3 people worked on each section, and all participants voted on an inspirational quote inscribed on the final works.

FMS Staff:
"It matters not what someone is born, but what they grow to be."
 J.K. Rowling

FMS Staff:
"Although the life of a person is in a land full of thorns and weeds, there is always a space in which the good seed can grow." 
— Pope Frances 

AES Staff:
"The future belongs to those who believe 
in the beauty of their dreams."
 — Eleanor Roosevelt 

AES Staff:
"I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel." — Maya Angelou 

Sugar Skull Bas-Relief Art

Grade 7 semester 1 students created these bas-relief art works using acrylics on Ampersand board and model magic, based on Aztec patterns and inspired by Dias de los Muertos sugar skulls designs.

2015-16 Venetian Masks

Every year in grade 8, students create beautiful masks in the Venetian traditional Carnivale style known as a "Columbina". They sketch designs, build them with plaster, and paint and embellish the forms. Here some of the
Emelia D.

Brandon C.

Te'Lynn L.

Caroline L.

Hannah L.

Chloe D.

Hunter S.

Ben P.

Lauren C.

Christianna M.

Tyler E.

Andrew B.

Dylan F.

Megan L.

Kayleigh M.

Caleb H.

John B.

Ethan D.

Olivia M.

Cooper H.

Joel C.

Emma G.

Sofia H.

Keith K.

Matthew J.

Elizabeth R.

Riley B.

Arianna F.

Cole L.

Madison H.

Dylan F.

Jarrick C.

Elizabeth T.

Kelsey P.

Seth R.

Rebekah S.

Alyssa M.