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Teacher Holley from Gretna LA is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Inspirational Art

Help me give my students an unforgettable experience by reaching out through their art within the community.

  • $1,000 goal

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My Students

"Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up." -Picasso

Students come into art class of various backgrounds many are economically disadvantaged but each having something within themselves wishing to explore artistically.

Art programs in this advanced academy have doubled indicating an understanding of the importance of the arts to educate the whole child and in recognizing the growing interest of the arts to the students. Students range in skills and interests from introductory to advanced with a talented program being offered. Recently, Advanced Placement Studio Art was included into the curriculum. This AP offers students an opportunity to earn college credit and to further their growth in the visual arts. Art in this 9th-12th grade high school supports, encourages, and motivates each individual well throughout their high school years but also throughout their life.

My Project

To display the art of my visual art students within their community encourages them to continue to develop their artistic skills, their aspirations, and to further their art education.

Having these art supplies will allow students the means to create art that will be displayed in various settings including a range of upcoming community events.

One such event is our K-12 yearly parish art show held at the Audubon Zoo where students, family, friends, and community supports the artistic endeavors of our young artists in a family-friendly environment. The easels, canvas, rulers, scissors, markers, and acrylics will allow the students to explore both wet and dry media to make their personal vision become a reality.

Regardless if in an introductory talented art class or in an advanced talented art class, students who see their art on display gain a sense of confidence in their artistic skills; they appreciate the endeavors of their fellow students, and the community supports the passion and hard-work of their young minds.

Teacher Holley
Grades 9-12
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
50309-0000-Aluminum Folding Easel - Table • Blick Art Materials $15.71 6 $94.26
57602-1008-Fiskars Graduate Scissors- 8" • Blick Art Materials $4.18 20 $83.60
50360-1001-Blick Studio Mini Easel - 3" x 5" • Blick Art Materials $1.55 40 $62.00
21510-1012-Prismacolor Magic Rub Eraser - Carded, Pack of 12 • Blick Art Materials $8.30 6 $49.80
55694-1012-C-Thru Grid Ruler - 12", Clear Plastic • Blick Art Materials $4.76 10 $47.60
13406-1022-Crescent Illustration Board - 9" x 12", 14-Ply, White, University Grade, Cold Press, Pkg of 3 Shee • Blick Art Materials $3.54 11 $38.94
03013-0020-Masterson Air-tight Paint Cup Pack - Pkg of 20 • Blick Art Materials $3.19 10 $31.90
19910-1102-Molotow One4All Acrylic Markers - Neon Colors, 2 mm, Set of 6 • Blick Art Materials $30.60 1 $30.60
21416-1000-Alvin Hand-Held Pencil Sharpener - Single Hole • Blick Art Materials $0.63 46 $28.98
07197-1802-Blick Studio Mini Canvas Panel - 2" x 2", White, Pkg of 8 • Blick Art Materials $4.79 6 $28.74
07197-2402-Blick Studio Mini Cotton Canvas - 2" x 2", Black, Pkg of 6 • Blick Art Materials $4.79 6 $28.74
22943-1412-Gray Paper Stumps - Assorted, Set of 12 • Blick Art Materials $2.84 10 $28.40
21898-2001-Copic Spica Glitter Pen Set - Assorted Colors, Set B, Set of 12 • Blick Art Materials $27.69 1 $27.69
07061-1509-Blick Super Value Wood Panel Pack - 10" x 10", Pkg of 5 • Blick Art Materials $22.79 1 $22.79
21315-2015-Sharpie Ultra-Fine Point Marker - Black , Ultra-Fine Point, Pack of 5 • Blick Art Materials $4.36 5 $21.80
21576-2050-Tombow MONO Zero Refillable Eraser - Rectangular • Blick Art Materials $3.48 6 $20.88
21576-9330-Tombow MONO Zero Refillable Eraser - Round • Blick Art Materials $3.48 6 $20.88
63255-1004-Roylco Really Big Origami Paper - 12" x 12" Sheets, Package of 30 • Blick Art Materials $8.79 1 $8.79
00709-3626-Chromacryl Students Acrylics - Neon Pink, 16 oz bottle • Blick Art Materials $7.91 1 $7.91
00709-7776-Chromacryl Students Acrylics - Neon Green, 16 oz bottle • Blick Art Materials $7.91 1 $7.91
00709-4856-Chromacryl Students Acrylics - Neon Yellow, 16 oz bottle • Blick Art Materials $7.91 1 $7.91
00709-6596-Chromacryl Students Acrylics - Neon Violet, 16 oz bottle • Blick Art Materials $7.91 1 $7.91
00709-5126-Chromacryl Students Acrylics - Neon Blue, 16 oz bottle • Blick Art Materials $7.91 1 $7.91
12489-1090-Yasutomo Mirror Boards - 5-7/8" x 5-7/8", Assorted, 10 Sheets • Blick Art Materials $7.84 1 $7.84
60426-8419-Walnut Hollow Basswood Rounds - Coasters, Pkg of 3 • Blick Art Materials $6.11 1 $6.11
11210-1209-Aitoh Kimono and Folk Art Origami Paper - Double Sided, Pkg of 20 Sheets • Blick Art Materials $2.17 2 $4.34

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