Julie Zinck | Visual Arts
303.772.3711, ext. 132 | room 132
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::  Welcome to Art!  ::

The 2016/17 school year marks my eighth at Imagine, which has
become like a second home.  When I'm not here teaching or working
in my classroom, I like to travel both 
in and out of country, especially
to spend time with family in France, and 
to visit art museums and
galleries.  I also enjoy listening to jazz, landscape 
and gardening at home in Louisville with Satchel cat.


::  NEWS  ::  NOTES  ::  VOLUNTEER  ::

>>> Field trip to Denver Art Museum for Grades 6-8 <<<
Thursday, March 16
Click here for the field trip permission form, due February 28.
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ICSF Art Exhibit at the Carbon Valley Regional Library
March 14 - April 4
Imagine student art work (exclusively!) is on display at the 
Carbon Valley Regional Library in Firestone until 2pm April 4.
The CVR Library is located at 7 Park Avenue in Firestone.
Hours:  Mon-Thurs 9am-8pm; Fri-Sat 10am-5pm; Sunday 1-5pm  

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Volunteers needed* to help prep, hang, and take down ICSF
student art at the St. Vrain Valley School District Art Show.  
The District Art Show is at the Boulder County Fairgrounds,
April 11 to noon on April 16.  
Artists Open House is Thursday, April 13, 5-6:30pm.
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If you'd like to volunteer to help with the art show, please contact Ms. Zinck atjulie.zinck@imagineschools.org.



Art Guild, an elective class this year, is for any Imagine middle school student who is interested in promotion of the visual arts, both within
our school as well as in the surrounding community.  
Art Guild’s focus is student driven and can change year-to-year. The Guild is involved in a variety of projects throughout the year, including planning and hosting a middle school dance and making projects
for donation to the school's annual silent auction fundraiser.  Art Guild students will finish the year with a self chosen project or event. 
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Quarter 4
Art|Technology|PhysEd Rotation Schedule
1st rotation:  March 13 - April 11 . . . Spring break:  March 25 - April 2
2nd rotation:  April 12 - May 3
3rd rotation:  May 4 - May 24

Eighth grade
20th Century Sculpture
project ~ wire sculpture 
8A test on Thursday, April 6
8B test on Thursday, April 27
8C test on Thursday, May 18
20th Century Sculpture STUDY GUIDE ~ 8th

Seventh grade
Chagall & His Influences ~ Fauvism & Cubism / oil pastel techniques
project ~ Chagall-style narrative self portrait
project ~ Chagall class collaboration
7A test on Thursday, April 6
7B test on Thursday, April 27
7C test on Thursday, May 18

Sixth grade
Romaticism | Realism
project ~ Thematic papier-mache initial
6A test on Thursday, April 6
6B test on Thursday, April 27
6C test on Tuesday, May 16
Romanticism | Realism STUDY GUIDE ~ 6th

Fifth grade
19th Century American Art
project ~ atmospheric perspective painting
project ~ quilt motif
5A (White) quiz date: Thursday, April 6
5B (Farquhar) quiz date: 
Thursday, April 27
5C (Evers) quiz date: 
Thursday, May 18


M A R C H . . .

Fourth grade artists study the art of Africa and then create colorful Adinkra cloths.  Third grade art students learn about the Native Americans of the Southwest and create Hopi-inspired pinch pots.  Second graders compare realism versus abstract art and create abstract self portraits inspired by Paul Klee.  First grade artists are learning about texture and create a ladybug garden.  Kindergartners continue in their study of symmetry in creation of their Big Green Monsters.   

Fourth grade
Art history Art of Africa
project ~ Adinkra cloth print 

Third grade
Art history ~ Native American Art: The Southwest
project Hopi pinch pot

Second grade
Art concepts ~ realism vs. abstract art
project Klee-inspired self portrait

First grade
Art element ~ texture
project ~ Grouchy Ladybug

Art concept ~ symmetry
project ~ Big Green Monster

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