Gallatin County Elementary School
Warsaw, Kentucky
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Artwork Exhibits - this school year (since July 2013)
 
Chinese Dragons (22 artworks)
Apr 2014, taught by Kathleen Karshner
I can use the pinch pull method to create a sculpture.
   
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Easter Bunnies (34 artworks)
Apr 2014, taught by Kathleen Karshner
Look how cute!
   
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Easter Baskets (79 artworks)
Apr 2014, taught by Kathleen Karshner
I can create using pinch and pull methods and attaching clay with slip and score.
   
 
First Grade Vessels (107 artworks)
Mar 2014, taught by Kathleen Karshner
I can create using a pinch pull method with clay. I can choose my best bowl based on our rubric.
   
 
Radial Symmetry (24 artworks)
Mar 2014, taught by Kathleen Karshner
I can create a design using radial symmetry.
   
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Mixing Rainbows (59 artworks)
Mar 2014, taught by Kathleen Karshner
I can mix colors to create new ones.
   
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RTI (6 artworks)
Mar 2014, taught by Kathleen Karshner
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Painted portraits (78 artworks)
Feb 2014, taught by Kathleen Karshner
I can paint a portrait of myself.
   
 
Pandas (58 artworks)
Feb 2014, taught by Kathleen Karshner
We are working on our drawing skills. Check out how cute these guys are!!
   
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Chinese Dragons (66 artworks)
Feb 2014, taught by Kathleen Karshner
Students looked at dragons in Chinese art. They drew their own using marker. Check out how awesome they are. Leave th ...
   
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Goldfish Ponds (83 artworks)
Feb 2014, taught by Kathleen Karshner
Students explored texture doing rubbings of different objects. They found a good texture for fish and made ponds.
   
 
Chinese New Year (79 artworks)
Feb 2014, taught by Kathleen Karshner
To celebrate the end of our month on Chinese art, students created a festival of lights using craypas.
   
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Valentine Hearts (81 artworks)
Feb 2014, taught by Kathleen Karshner
Here's a bunch of valentine stuff from all different grades.
   
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Christmas Still Life (37 artworks)
Dec 2013, taught by Kathleen Karshner
I can paint a still life from observation.
   
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Nutcrackers (31 artworks)
Dec 2013, taught by Kathleen Karshner
I can create a nutcracker out of shapes.
   
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Christmas Reindeer (79 artworks)
Dec 2013, taught by Kathleen Karshner
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Kindergarten Poinsettias (31 artworks)
Dec 2013, taught by Kathleen Karshner
Kindergarten students looked real poinsettias and drew them.
   
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Kindergarten Christmas (15 artworks)
Dec 2013, taught by Kathleen Karshner
no description provided
   
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Stuff I love. (36 artworks)
Dec 2013, taught by Kathleen Karshner
I can paint inside the lines.
   
 
Graphic Name Design (45 artworks)
Dec 2013, taught by Kathleen Karshner
I can create a design using oil crayons.
   
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Magic Snowmen (18 artworks)
Dec 2013, taught by Kathleen Karshner
I can use crayon resist to create a winter picture.
   
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Poinsettia Still Life (14 artworks)
Dec 2013, taught by Kathleen Karshner
I can create a still life from observation.
   
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no artist statements
 
Shape Castles (83 artworks)
Nov 2013, taught by Kathleen Karshner
I can use shapes to build a castle. Students looked at German castles for inspiration and created their own using pre ...
   
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Coming to America (104 artworks)
Nov 2013, taught by Kathleen Karshner
I can use art materials in a safe manner. Students practiced cutting and gluing skills to create a collage about the Ma ...
   
 
Going the Distance (215 artworks)
Oct 2013, taught by Kathleen Karshner
I can create depth in a picture. Students looked at how to create distance in their picture using size and color.
   
 
Painted Elephants (60 artworks)
Oct 2013, taught by Kathleen Karshner
I can use lines to create designs. I can paint inside the lines.
   
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Indian Tigers (79 artworks)
Sep 2013, taught by Kathleen Karshner
Students looked at tigers and came up with describing words for them.
   
 
Sep 2013, taught by Kathleen Karshner
I can draw a picture of myself. These are pictures drawn of themselves on the first day of art.
   
 
Repetition (87 artworks)
Sep 2013, taught by Kathleen Karshner
I can create a work of art using repetition.
   
 
Sep 2013, taught by Kathleen Karshner
I can create using a variety of materials. Students looked at the characteristics of tigers. We used our fingers to te ...
   
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Crazy Letters (48 artworks)
Sep 2013, taught by Kathleen Karshner
I can create a design using a variety of lines. Students reviewed line types and looked at the artwork of India for i ...
   
 
Mendhi Hands (71 artworks)
Sep 2013, taught by Kathleen Karshner
I can create a design using lines. Students looked at the art of India, they created these wonderful line designs based ...
   
 
Weaving paper (23 artworks)
Sep 2013, taught by Kathleen Karshner
I can weave an ab pattern.
   
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Self Portrait (314 artworks)
Sep 2013, taught by Kathleen Karshner
!I can draw a self-portrait. Students drew a picture of themselves on the first day of art class.
   
 
Non-Exhibit Artwork (1 artwork)
Dec 2013
   
Artwork Exhibits - last school year (July 2012 - June 2013)
Artwork Exhibits - 2 years ago (July 2011 - June 2012)
Artwork Exhibits - 3 years ago (July 2010 - June 2011)
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Ranking grades: 
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for this school year ... state nation
2309 artworks #12 #535
238 fanclub members #19 #1260
66 comments #18 #1022
601 artist statements #6 #109
  overall rank #8 #681
counts updated daily, last updated today at 4:04 am
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Announcements
2013-2014 Artsonia Fundraiser!
Help raise funds for the school arts program! Artsonia will donate 20% of every purchase of art keepsakes to the school arts program.   
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School Awards & Honors
  2012-2013 Statements Award
Ranked #2 in Kentucky (#61 in the nation) for artist statements collected among all schools
  2012-2013 Statements Award
Ranked #2 in Kentucky (#43 in the nation) for artist statements collected among elementary schools
  2011-2012 Art Publishing Award
Ranked #6 in Kentucky (#261 in the nation) for art published among all schools
  2011-2012 Statements Award
Ranked #2 in Kentucky (#34 in the nation) for artist statements collected among all schools
  2011-2012 Art Publishing Award
Ranked #6 in Kentucky (#228 in the nation) for art published among elementary schools
view all awards (13 awards in all)
 
Student Hall of Fame
Shown are the students who have entered the Hall of Fame this year.
 Miranda2104
awarded on 4/8/2014
 William8990
awarded on 4/4/2014
 Cayden803
awarded on 3/10/2014
view all awards (248 students in all)
 
Recent visitor comments ...
Awesome work Sarah! I love all of your artwork, you do great work. -- Amy
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Kaydee- This is a super cool dragon! Is he mean? Love, Mom -- Mom
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Kaydee- This is a beautiful rainbow! Good job! Love, Mom -- Mom
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Recent artist statements ...
My dragon has blue and black eyes, 4 legs 2 gold and 2 red. The whole body is green but, there is a orange sparkly stripe in the middle. My dragons name is Mr. Heart and he is 4 years old.
written by Morgan10320
My dragon is long, squiggly and thick. His name is Firepower. His legs are skinny and flat. He has 4 legs you can find him because he is very bright so he's easy to find.
written by Logan7476
My dragon is a girl and her name is Mrs. Fire. Mrs. Fire has a green back, blue legs, a red head and green feet. She has four legs. Her head is off the ground. Her tail is off the ground too.
written by Kaylee2169
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