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From Pedals to Medals

Opening Reception:  Friday,August 4th

Exhibit Dates:  August 4th – September 1st

Curated by Steven Gray

In the Student Gallery:  Masterpiece Monday’s by Summer Zone Kids

“From Pedals to Medals,” is a bicycle themed art show featuring eight artists, all of whom are bike enthusiasts or enjoy working with bike imagery as a part of their artistic language. Artists included […]

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August 12th – Crazy Collage

Students will be using a variety of unconventional and typical art supplies to make a crazy collage! This will give our students the chance to use their critical thinking skills to create a beautiful artwork from strange materials.

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Masterpiece Mondays by Summer Zone Kids

Opening Reception:  Friday, August 4th from 6-8pm

Exhibit Dates:  August 4th – September 1st

This summer, the EAC taught art to District 7 Summer Zone kids every Monday!  This show is the result of weeks of creativity, art, and fun during Masterpiece Mondays.  K-5 students did painting, quilting, clay projects, and even made robots out of recycled […]

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Jack Decoteau: In the Center Ring

Opening Reception:  Friday, June 23rd

Exhibit Dates:  June 23rd – July 28th

In the Student Gallery:  Edwardsville Parochial Schools

This solo exhibit will showcase a large collection of Jack Decoteau’s artworks, ranging from digitally manipulated photography to lively paintings on wood panel. A great opportunity to experience the variety of techniques and methods one artist can use to […]

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Edwardsville Area Parochial Schools

Opening Reception:  Friday, June 23rd

Exhibit Dates:  June 23rd – July 28th

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July 15th – My Best Summer Ever! Painting

Our class will be doing Acrylic on small canvas paintings of the best memory we made this summer.

 

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July 22nd – Stuffed Animals

Our student will be making a pattern and cutting two identical pieces of fabric to sew together and stuff. We will have felt to cut and glue details as well as buttons, scrap fabric, googly eyes etc. Younger students may glue instead of sewing pattern together.

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July 29th – Felting

Students will be wet felting using wool, soap, and warm water to create landscapes or snakes. Older students may needle felt if they would like to create a 3D felt sculpture.

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August 5th – Scroll Painting

This week our students will use scrolls to create a mixed media painting of a nature scene, a map, or a story they want to tell. Students may choose their media with choices of markers, tempera paint, oil pastel, watercolor paint, and various other media.

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August 19th – Large Portrait Drawing

This Saturday we will be looking at how to draw faces and features. We will be using large paper and the children’s choice of collaging paper, drawing, and painting to create a self-portrait or a portrait of family, friend, or character.

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