The Senior School library looked more like an art gallery Thursday when students displayed their work alongside exhibits from local artists as part of the annual Art Day.
The all-day event featured student art work, including bamboo lanterns, clay-sculpted figurines, paintings, and charcoal sketches.
Professional artists – including a painter, a print maker, a ceramic artist and jeweller – visited campus during the lunch hour to demonstrate specific techniques to students. SMUS Math teacher and jewellery-maker Linda Rajotte showed off her skills with a magnificent display of handcrafted jewellery.
“One of our objectives is to get the art seen by as many people as possible,” says art teacher Anna Forbes.
Interested student artists, faculty and parents explored the displays throughout the day.
Grade 12 student Claire McKenna got the Junior School involved in the event by helping Ms. Agathokolis’ Junior School art class create Picasso-style ceramic masks.
Next year, Mrs. Forbes plans to have the visiting artists demonstrate their work in the evening and invite parents to the event.