The Artist in the Classroom Program

During the 2019 - 2020 school year, the Artist in the Classroom program

will provide a full semester of instruction for each class,

grades 1 - 5, and 10 weeks of instruction for kindergarten children. 

   

The artist and the classroom teacher will form a team

to help your child learn about art.

Students will:

  • Explore art from a variety of cultures, historical periods, and places.

  • Create art through hands-on art activities such as painting, drawing, sculpting, and more.

  • Develop critical thinking skills by observing, describing, and interpreting master artworks and their own artworks.

 

ArtWise is a major partner in this GF Public School District program,

providing $26,100 in 2019 to the school district in direct support for the program.

ArtWise also provides the annual elementary ArtWise Art Show. 

We are very grateful for this support and wish to thank ArtWise,

its sponsors and grantors. 

This is the program's 27th year in all of the Grand Forks Public elementary schools.

Parental involvement can strengthen our art program. 

Your response to your child's artwork is important to your child's overall art experience. 

Please ask your child to tell you about their artwork. 

In some classrooms the artwork is kept in a portfolio to be brought home later in the year. 

Our classroom artists hope

to help your child develop imagination and that the art instruction

will help your child perceive the world more clearly,

understanding the perspectives of other people and cultures. 

We look forward to sharing in the creativity of your child

Our Classroom Artists 2019-20:

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SHEILA DALGLIESH

Sheila enjoys helping children explore animal shapes. She helps them develop wonderful visual art expressions!

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KASANDRA GREGOIRE

Kasandra Gregoire loves helping children express themselves through art, as well as help them learn about other cultures through experiencing art from around the world

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MARY KULAS

Mary's favorite art lessons encourage storytelling and sometimes the student spells it right on the art!

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KARLA NELSON

Karla creates new projects that both excite and challenge herself and the children.

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Jeanne enjoys helping children develop bold, bright paintings on canvas

JEANNE O'NEIL

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Terri's favorite art lessons use a variety of tools to inspire a child's imagination.

TERRI BERG

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Katie is a recent UND art department graduate. She brings new and innovative projects to her students with confidence

KATIE FAYETTE

Thank you to all our sponsors:

This program is supported in part by a grant from the City of Grand Forks through the Community Foundation of Grand Forks, East Grand Forks & Region.

Art makes me feel: 

"Happy and you know that it expresses my feelings and make my mind fly like a bird and it makes me feel calm and joyful and you can draw what ever you want to. Thank you SO much for coming and I really enjoyed that." 

Elementary school student 

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Call us: 

701.787.4260

All the Artworks were chosen at 2017, 2018 and 2019 ArtShow and are part of ArtWise Calendar or ABC -Lease Program.

PO Box 12654

Grand Forks, ND 58208

artwise@mygfschools.org