Visual Arts

Silk painting and collaboration

Silk painting and collaboration

It has been another successful collaboration between the ACS art program and guest artist Maggie Stewart.  Students are continuing to work on their silk paintings and finished pieces are being installed in the central area.  Come check it out.  This photo was taken during last week’s parent and child opportunity on early release Wednesday.  Parents created silk scarves with their kids.  They will be sent back to Aspen soon once the wax is removed from…

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Empty Bowls is March 1st.  Please volunteer

Empty Bowls is March 1st. Please volunteer

Please mark your calendars for the annual Empty Bowls dinner on March 1st from 5-7 pm. Empty Bowls brings together 3 schools through art to raise money for hunger awareness.  This year please join us at Bumps on Buttermilk with over 600 handmade bowls from Aspen Middle School, Aspen Country Day School and ACS to raise money for Lift Up. Come enjoy a simple meal of soup, bread and dessert with live musical entertainment. Last year we were able to donate over…

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Join guest Artist Maggie Stewart next Wednesday, Feb. 1st 2:00-5:00 at ACS

Join guest Artist Maggie Stewart next Wednesday, Feb. 1st 2:00-5:00 at ACS

Parents and staff, Maggie Stewart, our guest artist of the year, is coming back to ACS next week from Monday-Thursday.  She was here 2 weeks ago working with the students and myself in grades K-8 on the art form known as silk painting.  We will be offering an opportunity to come make a piece of art or help with one of our group projects next Wednesday, February 1st from 2:00-5:00 in the art room.  This…

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Send your child to art in paint clothes please

Send your child to art in paint clothes please

Parents, Next week the art program is pleased to have visiting artist Maggie Stewart back to work with all students K-8 for 2 weeks in January.  She came to ACS last year and taught paper mache (dogs and birds with me.)  She will be here January 9-13 and January 23-27.  This year we will be learning the art of fabric painting commonly known as silk painting using melted wax and fabric dye.  We will be…

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Book signing by ACS artists!  Eli and Mort’s Epic Adventures!

Book signing by ACS artists! Eli and Mort’s Epic Adventures!

Eli and Mort’s Epic Adventures Aspen Snowmass December 14th Aspen Art Museum 4:30 to 6PM The launch is a book signing, featuring the kids that illustrated the book! The children’s art will be on display at the workshop at the Museum. This is exciting news for some of our ACS students!  Please support these students at the book signing coming up! ACS middle school students were given the opportunity last year to create artworks for…

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