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Youth Art Month 2020 5/6 Artists

Youth Art Month 2020 5/6 Artists

“The greater danger for most of us lies not in setting our aim too high and falling short; but in setting our aim too low, and achieving our mark.” – Michelangelo It is my pleasure to announce the artworks and artists for this year’s Boston Youth Art Month show! The Massachusetts Art Education Association sponsored Youth […]

The Printed Image: Student Artwork On Display

The Printed Image: Student Artwork On Display

“Photography is a small voice, at best, but sometimes one photograph, or a group of them, can lure our sense of awareness.” – W. Eugene Smith The following students will have their artwork on display in the Massachusetts Art Education Association exhibit The Printed Image from September 30 – November 15 at the MA State Transportation Building, 10 […]

Reflection: My Wicked SmART #NAEA19 Experience

Reflection: My Wicked SmART #NAEA19 Experience

Teachers believe they have a gift for giving; it drives them with the same irrepressible drive that drives others to create a work of art or a market or a building. – A. Bartlett Giamatti It has been two weeks since 6000 art educators descended on Boston for the 2019 National Art Education Association annual convention. […]

Miscoe Hill 5/6 Artwork at Youth Art Month in Boston

Miscoe Hill 5/6 Artwork at Youth Art Month in Boston

“I really believe that if you practice enough you could paint the ‘Mona Lisa’ with a two-inch brush.” – Bob Ross Speaking of Mona Lisa, an art masterpiece, I am happy to announce the 2019 Youth Art Month artists and masterpieces by my students at Miscoe Hill School! The 2019 Youth Art Month exhibit, sponsored by […]

2017 Youth Art Month Artists

2017 Youth Art Month Artists

It is that time of year once again when we celebrate Art Education with the Youth Art Month Art Exhibit in Boston! Sponsored by the Massachusetts Art Education Association and Sargent Art, the exhibit will display artwork by 900+ Massachusetts students in grades K – 12. Art educators in the Mendon-Upton Regional School District have […]

Congratulations To Our Youth Art Month Artists!

Congratulations To Our Youth Art Month Artists!

Please join me in congratulating the following students whose work will be on display at the Massachusetts Art Education Association Youth Art Month exhibit in Boston! From left to right in this photo are: Owen Brigham, Grace Bernero, Lucie Nicholson, Vaishvi Patel, and Andrew Murphy I am so very pleased and proud of these students […]

It’s A Mention And It’s Honorable

It’s A Mention And It’s Honorable

I’ll take it! Thanks so much to The Art of Education for the Honorable Mention in the Art Ed Blog of the Year contest! Thanks to Massachusetts Art Education Association colleague and fellow board member, Billy Claire, for the nomination. Thanks also to any and all of the art educators across the United States who voted. Congratulations […]

On Being Named MA Art Educator Of The Year

On Being Named MA Art Educator Of The Year

Two weekends ago I received the Massachusetts Art Education Association 2015 Art Educator of the Year award. I found out about the award earlier in the school year and was congratulated and celebrated in the local media at that time. I took it all in stride then and November 8th seemed so far away. As […]

Where In The World Was Mrs. Gentili?

Where In The World Was Mrs. Gentili?

Top quality professional development is hard to come by for art educators. We are often the only art teacher in a building and are frequently starved for conversation about our subject and how it can best be taught. Our in-district colleagues are available through email and occasional meetings, but for the most part, our network has become […]

Congratulations Youth Art Month Artists!

Congratulations Youth Art Month Artists!

Youth Art Month 2014 I am happy to announce that five of my students have been selected to display their creative works at the State Transportation Building in Boston. The artwork will be displayed with work from students in grades K through 12 across Massachusetts. This multi-media exhibit is sponsored by the Massachusetts Art Education […]

Congratulations YAM Flag Design Winner!

Congratulations YAM Flag Design Winner!

I am so happy to announce that the flag designed by Thomas Michel for Youth Art Month has been selected by the Massachusetts Art Education Association as the Flag Design Winner at the Elementary Level! Thomas is a fifth grade student at Miscoe Hill school in Mendon. There were just three flag designs selected from […]

Art Show This Weekend!

Art Show This Weekend!

This is the weekend that the MAEA PreK-12 art show in Boston will be open! It will be open both today and tomorrow from 12-4. I’ll be there tomorrow around 12. Maybe I’ll see you there!

This Is The Day!

This Is The Day!

Miscoe Hill Artwork On Display In Boston

Miscoe Hill Artwork On Display In Boston

Congratulations To Anne Overholt – Featured Student On MAEA Website!

Congratulations To Anne Overholt – Featured Student On MAEA Website!

As of this morning, Miscoe Hill’s own Emily Anne Overholt (Anne) is the featured student on the Massachusetts Art Education Association website. We are very proud of Anne and her love of the creative process! Here is the link to the website: http://www.massarted.com/index.html And make sure to watch the video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PtbHLyjXV-k Congratulations Anne! You are […]

Miscoe Hill Art In Boston Exhibit

Miscoe Hill Art In Boston Exhibit

It is with great pleasure that I announce that ten Miscoe Hill students will have artwork on display in the Massachusetts Art Education Association Elementary and Middle School Art Exhibit at the State Transportation Building (second floor) in Boston. The exhibit will run from May 20 – June 14, 2013. The hours are Monday – […]

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Youth Art Month At Miscoe Hill On MAEA Website

Youth Art Month At Miscoe Hill On MAEA Website

Our Youth Art Month at Miscoe Hill video has been posted on the Massachusetts Art Education Association website. Go to the Youth Art Month page and click on YAM Around Mass…http://www.massarted.com/yam.html The Mendon Upton Town Crier did a nice job covering our involvement in the YAM at WAM (Youth Art Month at the Worcester Art Museum) […]

It Was a Great Day for Youth At The Museum!

It Was a Great Day for Youth At The Museum!

I had a lot of fun today at the family reception for the Youth Art Month exhibit at the Worcester Art Museum. I was thrilled to run into 4 of my 5 students who had work in the show. Thanks to all of the Massachusetts Art Educators who worked so hard to make this exhibit […]

Miscoe Art at the Worcester Art Museum!

Miscoe Art at the Worcester Art Museum!

Ten students from Miscoe Hill will have their artwork on display in the Youth Art Month exhibit at the Worcester Art Museum  (YAM @ WAM)! The students of Mrs. Alice Gentili and Mr. Jonathan Hansen are pictured below holding their artwork: Miscoe Hill students will join art students from Central Massachusetts who have been selected […]