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Artist of the Month – Prehistoric Cave Paintings c. 40,000-10,000 BC


Cave painting of bison, c. 12,000 BC. Altamira Cave near Santillana, Cantabria, Spain. 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. First, imagine life as an early human. The people of the Upper Paleolithic period… Read more »

Congratulations! Two Stella Maris Academy Advanced Art Students Chosen for San Diego Museum of Art 2017 Young Art Exhibition

Congratulations to Arissa Diaz-Lelevier, grade 8 and Noah Bradshaw, grade 6! Their multi-media still lifes were chosen to be part of Young Art 2017, and will be exhibited at the San Diego Museum of Art this Spring.    Young Art 2017 Beyond the Ordinary April 15, 2017 through May 28, 2017 Among the many art… 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