Thursday, September 24, 2009

Landscape Paintings

Today we worked on our landscape paintings, made in response to the LaSalle lecture we held here at the Cultural Arts Center last week. We talked about foreground and background, what elements make up a landscape, and about perspective. In photos: Mike and Murph, Pietro and Rasheed, Yvonne, Myron and Rasheed, and Charles.

Wednesday, September 23, 2009

Sacred Heart Volunteers

Today we had some great volunteers from Sacred Heart come help us make costumes for Halloween. In photos: Pietro, Rasheed, George, Hector and the Sacred Heart volunteers.

Friday, September 18, 2009

La Salle Lecture I

Today we had our first lecture on Painting and Landscapes by La Salle University Art Museum's Miranda Clark-Binder. We will be making our own landscape paintings next week and will go on a tour to see the paintings first-hand in a few weeks in our new program Cultural Collaborations.

Winterthur Trip

We visited the Winterthur Museum in Delaware on Wednesday. We enjoyed looking at antique furniture, ceramics and a collection of portraits from the Metropolitan Museum of Art. In photos: Mike G., Stanley, Mike S., Rasheed, Charles, Murph, Jason and Pietro.

Friday, September 11, 2009

Charlene's drawings

Charlene made these wonderful oil pastel drawings today of a witch, a big cat, a house, a little cat and her mother.

Rasheed's photographs

Rasheed took these experimental still life and portrait photographs. In pictures: Anni, Jason, Justina, Kay, Renee, and Bernard.

Friday, September 4, 2009

B-Ball Outside of School

Today we've been shooting some hoops with our new basketball hoop. In photos: Danny slam dunks and Charles gets a 3-pointer.

Thursday, September 3, 2009

Schuylkill Environmental Center

We had a wonderful time visiting the Schuylkill Environmental Center last week. We hiked through the Wissahickon on a sunny summer's day and saw butterflies, frogs, cicadas and had great tours led by Kim and Gin from the Center. In photos: Casimer, Sandy, Kay, Danny, the group, Rachel, Justina, Andrew, Charlene and Danny.

Wednesday, September 2, 2009

Icons & Art: Michelle and Barack

Two of our artists, Dwayne Boone and George Waddell are featured in the exhibition Icons & Art: Michelle and Barack at the John Lucas Gallery in Provincetown, MA from September 25th - October 25th. Check out the exhibition at their website: