Arts

Seward High School POP Art Prints

Seward High School POP Art Prints

SHS Art students learned about Andy Warhol’s Pop Art and then created their own!  These are reductive linocuts, where the artist carves more and more of the block as they go and prints in layers.  Little blood was shed, and they did an amazing job! Mary Ramirez Kim Leavitt Clara LaRock […]

Seward’s Day Photo Competition

Seward’s Day Photo Competition

Friends of the Jesse Lee Home (FJLH) is excited to announce its Seward’s Day Photo Competition. In honor of the Alaskan holiday honoring William H. Seward, FJLH is hosting a photo competition that aims to promote historic preservation in the 49th state. Through social media, FJLH is asking Alaskans to submit […]

Middle School Animal Paintings

Middle School Animal Paintings

Middle school art students recently completed their animal paintings!  These are large paintings done with acrylic paint.  They worked from a photo, first drawing by hand using a grid , working on angles, proportions, and shapes.  Then they added the shadows and highlights with pencil.  They traced this drawing onto […]

Make-Your-Own-Masterpiece Paint Party!

Make-Your-Own-Masterpiece Paint Party!

  Give your artist within a chance to shine at this fun local arts event. Participants will be guided through the process of creating an original painting based on a masterpiece by a famous artist. No experience necessary. All supplies provided. Participants will go home with their own ready to […]

Middle School Grid Portraits

Middle School Grid Portraits

This quarter, I have the pleasure of teaching 6th graders art (plus the lovely 8th grader Julie German)!  Our last project was inspired by Chuck Close, an artist who uses grids to draw amazing portraits on a large scale.  Check out their work!  More art here at our blog. Onaangel Williamson […]

Mount Marathon Designs

Mount Marathon Designs

It was only January but SHS Art class was already working on Mt. Marathon logo designs.  The Seward Chamber of Commerce set rules: 4 colors, including Mt. Marathon Race, July 4th 2015, 88th Running, Seward Alaska, and Finisher!  This was a cool exercise in local pride and graphic design for […]

NOSB Art Show Results

NOSB Art Show Results

Much thanks to Judy McDonald for the huge task of putting on the NOSB art show every year!  She arranges the show with mailed in and hand delivered pieces from high schoolers all over the state, carefully unwrapping large, fragile, bubble wrapped masses,  hanging art from fishing nets, matching pieces […]

Alaska Railroad solicits ideas for 2016 official art print

Alaska Railroad Corporation News Release – Alaska Railroad solicits ideas for 2016 official art print Alaska artists called to submit annual art contest entries by Feb. 27, 2015 ANCHORAGE, Alaska – The Alaska Railroad Corporation (ARRC) is now soliciting submissions for its annual commemorative artwork program. The artist selected will […]

Tunes with a view

Tunes with a view

Saturday was sunny and pleasant, made mellower still for the crowd who spent an hour in mid afternoon listening to a group of local musicians playing Bluegrass together at Seward Community Museum Library. Seward area musician Jim Ostrander led the songs, singing and playing the guitar, accompanied by Herb Wottlin […]

Thank you…Seward Community Foundation

Thank you…Seward Community Foundation

Seward Boys & Girls Club members participated in ArtFUNdamentals taught by Justine Pechuzal and funded by the Seward Community Foundation. Members submitted visual arts pieces to the National PTA Reflections arts recognition program through Seward PTSA. This is the fifth year we have participated in the program. The 2014-15 theme […]

Book of Art Benefits Animal Welfare

Book of Art Benefits Animal Welfare

Book of Art Benefits Animal Welfare Creating awareness & support for organizations that care for animals   Artists from around the country joined together to create this beautiful book of art and stories to bring awareness to the needs of animals.  It is part of a network of events to […]

Seward PTSA Thanks You!

Seward PTSA Thanks You!

  Nearly Gone! Only 14 tickets remain for online sales with a small quantity remaining at Resurrection Art Coffee House for offline sales! This event will be sold out so grab your ticket while you can! Seward PTSA thanks our community and sponsors for making this event possible! Here’s a shout […]

Have fun with JABALI!

Have fun with JABALI!

 Have fun with JABALI! Sunday, February 1st at 6:30pm! Jabali African Acrobats will entertain and delight you!  Enjoy music and rhythms from Kenya while supporting Arts in Seward schools.  Your ticket purchase will help Seward PTSA  provide Jabali performances to students attending Seward Elementary School, Seward Middle School, and Seward High School. […]

Seward Mariners Memorial Donor Plaque

Seward Mariners Memorial Donor Plaque

Dot Bardarson proudly points to the donor plaque mounted on the end of the graceful Wave Wall recently constructed as part of the Seward Mariners’ Memorial.  Holland America viewed this project worthy of substantial support.  The wall serves as a wind break as well as a decorative part of the […]