Mrs. Alice Gentili

Summer Art Activities: Creating With Nature

Summer Art Activities: Creating With Nature

Art is born of the observation and investigation of nature. – Marcus Tullius Cicero And nature provides us another medium with which to create artwork, especially in summer. This post is part of a series of posts by the Art Ed Blogger’s Network and the topic today is Summer Art Activities. When I think about […]

Student Engagement and Participation – Art Ed Bloggers Network

Student Engagement and Participation – Art Ed Bloggers Network

“You learn at your best when you have something you care about and can get pleasure in being engaged in.” – Dr. Howard Gardner This post is published as part of the Art Ed Blogger’s Network series of posts on the topic of Student Engagement and Participation. I’m responding to this topic from the perspective […]

St. Gabriel Haiti Ministry Report on the Twinning Relationship with St. Anne Parish

St. Gabriel Haiti Ministry Report on the Twinning Relationship with St. Anne Parish

“In this life we cannot do great things. We can only do small things with great love.” – Mother Teresa of Calcutta Over the weekend of May 5/6, members of the St. Gabriel Haiti Ministry spoke at the end of every mass to provide a report on the state of the twinning relationship between St. […]

Light-Up Artwork with Paper Circuits

Light-Up Artwork with Paper Circuits

“Art history is littered with work that involves light.” –  James Turrell, Artist Following the lead of artist, James Turrell, in the early days of April, we worked on drawings with oil pastel to which we added LED lights, by creating Paper Circuits. We used multi-colored LED lights, copper tape, a battery and a piece […]

Art Show at the Miscoe Hill EXPO

Art Show at the Miscoe Hill EXPO

“We don’t make mistakes, just happy little accidents” – Bob Ross It is Friday morning after our annual art show, which was held on Tuesday evening. I hadn’t posted about it until today because I feel like I’m still living it with clay work distribution continuing and the classroom not quite back to normal yet. This […]

Early Finishers – Art Ed Bloggers Network

Early Finishers – Art Ed Bloggers Network

My report card always said, ‘Jim finishes first and then disrupts the other students’.  – Jim Carrey The theme of this Art Ed Bloggers Network shared topic this month (my first) is Early Finishers. I think Jim Carrey’s quote above is what comes to mind when we think about our students finishing their projects before the […]

2018 Miscoe Hill ART IN THE VALLEY Artists 5/6

2018 Miscoe Hill ART IN THE VALLEY Artists 5/6

It is my sincere pleasure to announce the fifteen students chosen to have their work on display in the 12th annual Art in the Vally art show, which is being held this weekend at the F.W. Hartnett Middle School in Blackstone, MA. This is a large event showcasing hundreds of art works by K-8 art […]