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East Elementary hosts art show to display students’ work

East Elementary hosts art show to display students’ work
April 28
10:15 2024

Parents, grandparents, siblings and others joined Breckenridge’s East Elementary students on Wednesday, April 17, for Art Gallery Night at the school.

Some of the artwork at East Elementary’s exhibit was displayed at a level that allowed even the youngest visitors to enjoy. (Photo by Tony Pilkington/Breckenridge Texan)

The guests strolled the halls of East Elementary, viewing the students’ artwork, which lined the walls. Most of the art was two-dimensional — drawings, watercolor paintings, etc. — but there were a few three-dimensional pieces, including paper sculptures inspired by artist Charles McGee.

The teachers at East Elementary work art lessons into their curriculum. Each class focused on a different theme for the art show:

  • Head Start: Aimee Morehart’s class — Watercolor Painting
  • Pre-Kindergarten: Karie Hodges’ class – Rooted in School; Janet Haigwood’s class — Tumbling Colored Crayons
  • Kindergarten: Hayley Ancinec’s class — Dino “RAWR”; Christy Calsoncin’s class — Hungry Caterpillar; Dakota Fowler’s class — Insects in a Jar; Stephanie McLane’s class — Watercolor Painting; Halee Mitchell’s class — Pastel Butterflies; Reyna Palacios’ class — Dancing Dragonflies
  • Early Education: Diana McLane’s class — Symmetrical Illusions
  • First Grade: Kassidy Doggett’s class — Bio Poem and Self Portraits; Deborah Gonzales’ class — Inspired by the book “ISH”; Megan Hawkins’ class — Silhouette Images; Randie McCullough’s class — Abstract Drawings and Bracelets with Meaning; Jenifer Sullivan’s class — Photography; Brandi Vestal’s class — Puzzle Pieces
  • Second Grade: Antonia Arellano’s class — Pastel Spring Collaboration and Creations with Yarn; Robin Bobo’s class — Rainbow Names; Kimberly Davis; class — Art Inspired by Author Eric Carle; Mayra Razo’s class — Hand Abstracts; Louann Taylor’s class — 3D Sculptures Inspired by Artist Charles McGee; Cassie Wimberley’s class — It’s Not A …

Click here to see the Breckenridge Texan’s Photo Gallery from the event.

Each class created artworks based on a different theme, ranging from abstract hand prints to 3-D paper sculptures. (Photo by Tony Pilkington/Breckenridge Texan)

Cutline, top photo: The hallways of East Elementary were turned into a gallery for an art show featuring the students’ work. (Photo by Tony Pilkington/Breckenridge Texan)



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