Through BAAC's Evening Series we were able to host community members to create their own mosaic art. Vicki Murphy, mosaic artist from Ohio, instructed the class. This was a two night event where the class learned the process and placement of their mosaic on the first evening and the grouting process the second evening. Then, they were able to take their finished mosaic home with them. Everyone had a fabulous time and the artwork turned out amazing! Vicki Murphy has previously
Our world is rich and diverse in languages and customs. Embracing this diversity in education is key in developing a society that respects diversity and differences, promoting human dignity. All BIS students had an amazing opportunity to work with mosaic artist, Vicki Murphy, on a large mosaic world, while learning the importance of tolerance and acceptance of others different from themselves. The project is called “Only One You” and it sends a valuable and necessary message
Second Grade students at Batesville Primary School learned Zumba with guest, Laura Ault on February 21, 2020. Zumba is an exercise fitness program created by Colombian dancer and choreographer. The students were so happy to learn a new, fun and exciting way to stay active through dance!
First Grade students at Batesville Primary School created Henri Matisse inspired collages with guest artist, Patrick Durkin on February 21, 2020. Students learned that later in life, when Matisse was ill, he was no longer able to get out of bed to paint. Therefore, his assistants painted paper for him and he used his scissors as his main art tool to create his most famous masterpieces. Students were able to learn this technique and how you can cut shapes and designs to crea
On Tuesday, February 18th, the IU Woodwind group (Volante Winds) performed a short concert for all students and then each member of the quintet held a masterclass with their corresponding section in the OA orchestra.
The OA hallways are coming alive with a collaboration between BAAC funded muralist, John McCoy, senior Anthony Alderson, and the Oldenburg Academy Art students. Students are enhancing the wall outside the Chemistry Room on the second floor. The mural depicts the landscape around the Oldenburg community. John McCoy is a Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky based artist and nationally recognized muralist. Senior Anthony Alderson created the design for the mural as his senior capston
Paul O Kelly from the Serious O Sillies company gave a juggling performance to the entire school. The performance was then followed up with juggling classes for all grades as he explained how to learn any art using the learning ladder that he talked about in his presentation. The students were very excited and eager to learn. Many students were able to actually begin to juggle after the hands-on classes he provided. Below are some pictures from the day long event.