Christopher Columbus Charter School South
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Artwork Exhibits - this school year (since July 2014)
 
Apr 2015, taught by Marie Elcin
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7th portrait busts (53 artworks)
Mar 2015, taught by Marie Elcin
Students viewed portrait bust sculptures by Auguste Rodin and Albert Giacometti. They learned about additive and subtrac ...
   
 
6th Roman fresco (36 artworks)
Mar 2015, taught by Marie Elcin
Students learned about the Roman fresco murals of Pompeii. They created a plaster fragment by covering a torn piece of c ...
   
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collaborations (1 artwork)
Mar 2015, taught by Marie Elcin
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5th international stamps (33 artworks)
Feb 2015, taught by Marie Elcin
Students drew the name of a city and country out of a box and then researched their location on a map, found a landmark, ...
   
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8th pop art self portrait (100 artworks)
Feb 2015, taught by Marie Elcin
Students have been studying works by Rauschenburg and Warhol. They created an 18x24 inch background collage inspired by ...
   
 
Feb 2015, taught by Marie Elcin
Students studied the art of Ancient Greece. They designed a symmetrical vase form based on typical Greek vases. They use ...
   
 
Jan 2015, taught by Marie Elcin
7th graders learned about the Impressionist art movement. They explored color mixing techniques in various media includi ...
   
 
Jan 2015, taught by Marie Elcin
Students in 5th grade learned how to make a monoprint by drawing with marker on plexiglass and then pulling a print by r ...
   
 
portfolio prep (19 artworks)
Jan 2015, taught by Marie Elcin
students attended weekly portfolio prep sessions during their lunch/recess in order to prepare for Creative and Perform ...
   
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6th Egyptian tomb walls (22 artworks)
Jan 2015, taught by Marie Elcin
As an extension of our Egyptian art study, students imagined what the walls of their pyramid tomb would look like and pa ...
   
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5th vanitas still life (32 artworks)
Jan 2015, taught by Marie Elcin
Students learned about Renaissance-era artworks and their use of mathematics to create realistic space. They were introd ...
   
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6th Egyptian portraits (66 artworks)
Jan 2015, taught by Marie Elcin
Students learned how Ancient Egyptians depicted the figure, and traced their profile silhouette to begin a self portrait ...
   
 
7th variety still life (36 artworks)
Dec 2014, taught by Marie Elcin
Students learned to use a viewfinder to compose a still-life. Like artist Giorgio Morandi, they explored different compo ...
   
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Dec 2014, taught by Marie Elcin
After studying pop artist, Claes Oldenburg, and contemporary fiber artist, Kay Healy, students selected an everyday obje ...
   
 
Dec 2014, taught by Marie Elcin
Students looked at MC Escher and Polly Apfelbaum. They learned to make a special pattern called a tessellation, and crea ...
   
 
7th charcoal toys (65 artworks)
Nov 2014, taught by Marie Elcin
Students experimented with drawing value in charcoal and using their eraser to pull out highlights. They learned about c ...
   
 
6th clay textured tiles (44 artworks)
Nov 2014, taught by Marie Elcin
Students looked at textured tile work of local artist Isaiah Zagar, contrasting his work with the Islamic tiles we learn ...
   
 
8th subconscious maps (9 artworks)
Nov 2014, taught by Sadie Spadaro, Tyler intern
students let their subconscious take over as they drew over the roads and rivers of their maps. after s period of random ...
   
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7th Lego still life (63 artworks)
Nov 2014, taught by Marie Elcin
Students learned how to draw cubes and prisms in two point perspective and applied their knowledge to drawing Lego sculp ...
   
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Oct 2014, taught by Marie Elcin
Students explored strategies used in advertising to catch the eye and persuade the viewer. They then learned about the c ...
   
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Oct 2014, taught by Marie Elcin
Students learned about traditionally Islamic tile designs that use geometric shapes to create an overall pattern. They d ...
   
 
5th rainbow mandala (35 artworks)
Oct 2014, taught by Marie Elcin
Students learned how to mix primaries to make secondary colors. Then they created a foam plate with a variety of lines a ...
   
 
7th names in perspective (71 artworks)
Oct 2014, taught by Marie Elcin
Students learned how to use 1 point perspective. They learned to use the space rules of placement overlap and value to m ...
   
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Sep 2014, taught by Marie Elcin
students learned about symmetry used in artworks around the world. they designed a square using their name and learned h ...
   
 
8th name stabile (77 artworks)
Sep 2014, taught by Marie Elcin
students reviewed the elements of art and created a paper sculpture inspired by the stabiles of Alexander Calder.
   
 
5th code names (34 artworks)
Sep 2014, taught by Marie Elcin
inspired by Ellsworth Kelly's randomabstract I images, students collaged their name in contrast colors, then measured a ...
   
Artwork Exhibits - last school year (July 2013 - June 2014)
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Artwork Exhibits - 5 years ago (July 2009 - June 2010)
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Artwork Exhibits - 7 years ago (July 2007 - June 2008)
Artwork Exhibits - 8 years ago (July 2006 - June 2007)
Artwork Exhibits - 9 years ago (July 2005 - June 2006)
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for this school year ... state nation
1357 artworks #37 #1259
200 fanclub members #75 #2120
51 comments #82 #2305
777 artist statements #6 #133
  overall rank #48 #1374
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School Awards & Honors
  2007-2008 Leadership Award
Ranked #3 in Pennsylvania (#112 in the nation) for overall participation among middle schools
  2007-2008 Art Publishing Award
Ranked #8 in Pennsylvania (#167 in the nation) for art published among middle schools
  2007-2008 Fan Clubs Award
Ranked #1 in Pennsylvania (#54 in the nation) for fan club signups among middle schools
  2007-2008 Comments Award
Ranked #5 in Pennsylvania (#143 in the nation) for comments posted among middle schools
  2006-2007 Leadership Award
Ranked #5 in Pennsylvania (#163 in the nation) for overall participation among middle schools
view all awards (32 awards in all)
 
Student Hall of Fame
Shown are the students who have entered the Hall of Fame this year.
 edward2142
awarded on 12/28/2014
 Mason9799
awarded on 12/13/2014
view all awards (263 students in all)
 
Recent visitor comments ...
Wow he is an amazing artist. Job well done Joziah.?? -- mom
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Cute! -- Mary
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keep it up Karol!! -- Mary
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Recent artist statements ...
My image is of a cheetah running. I solved the problem with carving when I accidentally carved the wrong point.
written by Audrey2685
My image is a fish with the first layer of blue and orange on top.
written by Samantha10896
Watch how you carve and make sure you are carving outward. I made the purple too dark and I didn't press hard enough on the baren.
written by Jazmin772
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