Student art show features best of Kirkwood.
Tuesday, March 12, 2013
Monday, January 28, 2013
The work of William Curtis will be on display during African American History Month.
Thursday, September 13, 2012
Keysor art teacher Vanessa Lang nabbed a second place award at the Schlafly Art Outside Festival for her work inspired by fossils and natural artifacts.
Keysor Elementary School art teacher Vanessa Lang stood out among more than 50 artists last weekend at the Schlafly Art Outside Festival. Lang received Second Place in Art Show, according to the Kirkwood School District. "My relief surfaces are influenced by fossils, natural artifacts, and textural patterns," Lang says on a website that showcases her work. Learn more about the motivation and execution behind her art by visiting the website. During her time at Keysor, Lang has captured the imagination of her students. The accompanying YouTube video shows how the instructor guided students in a collaborative work of art last year. Congratulate Lang by leaving a comment below, or tell us how your student has been inspired by the multi-…
Thursday, January 12, 2012
A St. Peter's Catholic School student won the region-wide contest for the 3rd-5th grade category.
Two Kirkwood students have their artwork featured as part of the first St. Louis Archdiocese Catholic Schools Week Poster Contest. Students from 31 schools throughout the archdiocese submitted artwork portraying how their school is “alive in Christ” for the poster contest. The principal at St. Peter’s Catholic School submitted two top posters submitted from students, and one of those posters—drawn by Patsy—won the region-wide 3-5 grade category. Patsy’s poster and other winners will be displayed at the Catholic Education Center in February.
Thursday, March 10, 2011
This week, we spotlight five local summer camps sure to be a hit this year.
Summer camps can be a lot of fun, but the really good ones also will teach your kiddos something while they're least expecting it. This week, Patch Picks five great local summer camps, covering art, recreation and the outdoors. We know you've got your own favorites too, so please share them in the comments.
Friday, December 17, 2010
Glenda Hares has been making art from her basement studio in Kirkwood for 35 years. Her work is currently on display at Norton's Fine Art and Framing in Maplewood.
Glenda Hares paints in her cozy home studio, surrounded by her own work—canvasses lining the walls and stacked up along the edges of the room. A table off to the side is littered with scraps of paper and scissors, along with a half-finished collage, and the easel she paints on is colorfully crusted with years of dried paint. Hares has a quiet, steady passion for her work—she sees art not as a hobby or a career, but as a natural extension of her existence. "It's just something that's a part of your life and you do it on a regular basis like brushing your teeth. Whether you feel like it or not, whether you're inspired or not, you just go do it and eventually good things happen," she said. "Or, you hope good things happen, they don't always…