Lights, Camera, Action, Scene 1: Art students create a backdrop for annual recital. In this rural Florida town, lacking in funding, the gym serves as our events location for all assemblies,concerts,and meetings.
I teach high school art. I teach all levels of art to all levels of students, as I am the only art teacher. I would like to engage my students in making a mural backdrop for "On Broadway", an annual event sponsored by our chorus.
Scene 2: I have very talented students, since the school opened 8 years ago my classroom has been filled with students enthusiastic to learn. Studying murals, meeting and watching a muralist, and making thumb nail sketches for a mural make for an exciting idea. Why not enhance the atmosphere for "On Broadway" by making a mural backdrop? This is a perfect idea, serving so many people, and involving so many skills. But with the lack of supplies, it has been impossible to see this idea come to light.
Scene 3: With rolled canvas, water soluble oils, and brushes all my students could participate, provide a service, solve a problem, perform, and create a lasting piece of art.
Scene 4: You will make it possible for my students to have an experience that is rewarding to both themselves and the community, enable them to further master a craft, and provide an opportunity of a
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