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    Story in Visual Art

    Art keeps kids in school
    Art prepares students for the future
    Art impacts the ‘whole child’
    Art builds leadership
    Art builds cultural awareness and empathy
    Art promotes innovation
    Art allows for self expression and awareness
    Art impacts the entire school culture
    Art is fun
    Art can help the educational gap

    The above list is from an article by Wynita Harmon for The Art of Education

    "I was trying very hard to show my life and to tell my story, because that is what an artist is supposed to be doing: telling their story” -Faith Ringgold

    Through Visual Art this year, we will explore storytelling in all its many forms. We will be doing “what an artist is supposed to be doing.” We will be exploring different media and how each type effects our storytelling. We will look at artworks and art traditions from around the world. We will use Art as both a window and a mirror. In focusing our work this year on storytelling we hope to help students both express their own story and understand each other’s stories.

    🔸 Maria and Piper 🔹