Elijah continued his studies in fine art by completing a second year of Visual Arts. He split his time between classes with Miss Laura (a well known artist in our area), lessons from his Grandmother (who holds a degree in art) and lots of field trips to galleries and art museums. He earned an A for this course because he completed all the assigned projects and contributed in all classes. He completed 144 hours of lessons for this course.
Classes with Miss Laura ~ He completed 55 hours of classes with Miss Laura. This year they concentrated on ~
- Shrinky Dink
Classes with Grandma ~ Elijah studied numerous artists with Grandma. They learned about the artist and then created a piece of work in the artist's style. He studied ~
- Claes Oldenburg
- Georges Seurat
- May Lin
- Faith Ringgold
- Wassily Kandinsky
- Dale Chihuly
|Wassily Kandinsky projects ~ Elijah's on the left|
Field Trips ~ We explored a variety of art galleries and art museums.
- Blue Spiral ~ A lovely art gallery in Asheville that has constantly changing exhibits from artists all along the East coast.
- Fine Arts Theater ~ He saw the movie Loving Vincent.
- Montgomery Art Museum, Montgomery, Alabama
- Art Museum of Cincinnati ~ Cincinnati, Ohio
|Dale Chihuly exhibit at the Biltmore Estate|