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Garden Road Creative Arts Opportunities

Students who participate in the arts do better in school!  Garden Road Elementary School is fortunate to have a PTA sponsored art program led by Mrs. Jean Snow.  Mrs. Snow regularly meets with classrooms to incorporate an art curriculum into our students' academic programs.  Click on the program overview below for additional information.
While students are encouraged to explore their creativity in the classroom, additional creative arts contests and activities are often available through various sponsors.  Review the current opportunities listed below and encourage your child to participate in these creative arts endeavors!

Garden Road Arts Program Overview                        
If you have any questions, please email Mrs. Snow at 4nutmeg@cox.net.
                                        
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Creative Arts Contests
The students have had the opportunity to participate in some cool art contests this year.  You can see the winners of a few of them at the links below. 
2012 Endangered Species Day Youth Art Contest.  See winners here:
 http://www.stopextinction.org/esd/194-esd-art.html.
2012 Junior Duck Stamp Program Art Contest.  See winners here:
http://www.fws.gov/juniorduck/pdf/2012JDSPbroSmWeb.pdf
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Creative Arts Links

For art lovers young (and old)  
http://www.tessellations.org/tess-what.shtml  This is a great site for information about tessellations.
http://artpad.art.com/artpad/painter/      This virtual canvas allows the artist to change brushes and even frame the painting.
http://bomomo.com/   Talk about cool! This site allows students to create abstract digital art easily and with great tools. Completed images can be downloaded for student portfolios.
http://www.sumopaint.com/app/   Sumo paint allows you to "free draw" right on your computer at home!
http://www.campaignfordrawing.org/home/index.aspx   October 2010 is Big Draw month in twenty countries and on five continents. Launched in 2000, this annual initiative has grown from 180 events in the UK to over 1500 worldwide. The Campaign aims to use drawing to connect visitors with museum and gallery collections, urban and rural spaces – and the wider community – in new and enjoyable ways.

http://www.drawandfoldover.com/   Totally fun drawing online game where you start a drawing and then invite your friends to add to it!
 
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