• Dia de los Muertos

    Posted by Richard Minks at 8/22/2016

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    The first schoolwide art themed holiday will be Dia de los Muertos. Day of the Dead is a two day festival that takes place every November 1 and 2. Dia de los Muertos celebrates the lives of the deceased with food, drink, and personal objects that  the dead enjoyed in life. The holiday recognizes death as a natural part of the human experience. On Dia de los Muertos, the dead are welcomed back to the community, awakened from their sleep to share celebrations with their loved ones. We make ofrendas, or altars on which to place the offerings to the deceased. We create skulls, flowers, papel picado, skeletons and candles in various grade levels. Come see our altars displayed in the school hallway as well as at the Edgewood Academy Art Gallery. We hope you enjoy the holiday with us!

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  • Youth Art Month

    Posted by Richard Minks at 3/10/2016

    March is "Youth Art Month". To celebrate visual arts in our schools, we will be having a "Youth Art Month Exhibit" in the Fine Arts Academy Gallery on March 31st from 5pm-6:30pm. Our display will be artworks created for the Fiesta River Parade of Champions. Sixteen artworks will be on display along with various artworks from all of the other schools in Edgewood as well. Come on out and view all the beautiful works. Hope to see you there!

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  • Fiesta River Parade Art Contest

    Posted by Richard Minks at 1/14/2016

    Students in grades 1-5 are currently drawing pictures to be entered in the Fiesta River Parade Art Contest. This years theme is "River of Champions". Students are to draw "people who have touched their lives in profound ways and bring them joy and hope". People who they admire and make a difference in the lives of others through their actions. Eleven finalist and eleven runners-up will be chosen. Each finalist will recieve $3,000 to go towards his/her school's art supplies and an art scholarship of one full week of summer art camp at the the Southwest School of Art. Each runner-up will receive $1,000 to go toward his/her school's art supplies. Artworks are due January 29th. Wish us Luck!!!

     

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  • Veg Art Contest

    Posted by Richard Minks at 11/2/2015

    Mayor's Veg Art Contest  The  Mayor's office  announced an art contest about eating healthy.

    Students in grades 1-5 drew fruits and vegetables as superheros showing how they are

    good for you by strengthening your body.

     The top drawings were entered in the contest

    and students may win a brand new bicycle! The Grand prize winner will have their

    picture displayed on a San Antonio

    billboard! What a great way to encourage children to eat healthy and take care of their

    body. Wish us luck!

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