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Artist of the Month – KATSUSHIKA HOKUSAI

Students in Transitional Kindergarten through 8th grade will learn more about this artist in a lesson taught this month by a parent volunteer through our Art Literacy program. Katsushika Hokusai 1760–May 10, 1849) was a Japanese artist, ukiyo-e painter and printmaker of the Edo period. In his time he was Japan’s leading expert on Chinese painting…. Read more »

Artist of the Month – KATSUSHIKA HOKUSAI

Students in Transitional Kindergarten through 8th grade will learn more about this artist in a lesson taught this month by a parent volunteer through our Art Literacy program. Katsushika Hokusai 1760–May 10, 1849) was a Japanese artist, ukiyo-e painter and printmaker of the Edo period. In his time he was Japan’s leading expert on Chinese painting…. Read more »

Congratulations! Stella Maris Students included in La Jolla Music Society Art Exhibit

The Education Director of the La Jolla Music Society has chosen the following music-themed works of art to be part of an exhibit on Fay Avenue in La Jolla.  The works will be displayed along the covered sidewalk outside the construction site of The Conrad Performing Arts Center. Clara Garrison – Kandinsky’s Circles Isabella McKenna… Read more »

Stella Maris Academy Harmony Quilt

These harmonious colors and designs reflect the unity and diversity of our SMA community. This was a school-wide collaborative project completed in Art Literacy as part of our Quilts and Color study.

Why Kids Need Art

This is a great article about the importance of school art programs. “Why Kids Need Art” SchoolArts – April 2009. Here is another one. “Art: It’s as Simple as That” SchoolArts – April 2010