April 15, 2011

P.S.106 - art & healthy living

a Studio in a School program/teaching artist residency -
4th and 5th grade students learned about healthy nutrition and were given maps to local produce markets. After looking at artworks by Paul Cezanne and discussing what made a good still life, students worked with a variety materials to depict numerous fruits and vegetables (and ate them). Lastly students were assigned to create self-portraits with statements that portrayed and explained the benefits of a healthy diet.