Yesterday, we were lucky enough to welcome First Nations artist Sylvain Rivard into our classroom.
Sylvain’s art – both traditional and contemporary – springs from his Abenaki heritage.
His visit is part of a wider exploration of questions like:
What is art?
What is art for?
Why are there so many different styles of art?
Which type of art is “better”?
Who invented art?
Stay tuned this week for students blogging about his visit!
Guess who visited our classroom today? – professional photographer/artist. and Visual Arts professor Justin Wonnacott.
Wonnacott is traveling across Canada to chronicle the art projects of hundreds of students who have benefited from the ArtsSmarts grants that bring artists like Sylvain Rivard into our classrooms.
Check the Comment Boxes below for what our students will remember!
Grade 5 students and families
We’ve received a grant from Arts Smart which means that we will be we able to welcome Abenaki artist Sylvain Rivard into our classroom in the third third week of January.
Before he visits he would like to know a little bit more about us, so we need to prepare some artwork for him AND fill out a little online survey. Continue reading