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Mrs. Marchetti from Bridgeport CT is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

VanGLOW in the Art Room!

My students need Gallery and Neon Oil Pastels to create bold and vibrant artwork!

  • $599 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach ART at an inner city location. I see over 500 students a week and each student deserves a well stocked classroom and a variety of materials to better explore their world and learn about life through the arts! As 100% free lunch district resources are always extremely limited. My yearly budget is $2.oo per student which makes it very difficult to provide students with interesting, engaging and creative projects. Multiple times over the year I purchase supplies out of my own pocket to provide students with new experiences but these projects would help me to reach all students. Just this year alone I hosted a gallery walk where each students' artwork was on display. Over 500 original masterpieces lined our hallways. From Van Gogh to Picasso to Romero Britto, artists from all walks of life were represented and showcased.

There are no better students than my own.

I have seen them grow over the past 10 years. I start with them in Pre-k and teach them right through eight grade. The relationship we create and maintain is one of the main reasons I continue to give my all in an inner city district!

My Project

Students will be able to use these Sargent Neon Oil Pastels and Crayola Gallery Oil Pastels to showcase their work in class. When they create their masterpieces they will be able to use these superior quality oil pastels to add lasting vibrant color to their artwork. This will facilitate student learning by allowing students create unique and diverse brightly colored artwork. Oil pastels can also be used on a plethora of other materials and can also be used as a painting medium. With these supplies students will be immersed in a wealth of alternative approaches to the creation of artwork.

These Sargent Neon Oil Pastels and Crayola Gallery Oil Pastels will be invaluable as each of my 7 classes daily passing through will have access to this resource and be able to make their artwork “GLOW” by adding dynamic vibrant color to their creations.

As I continue to integrate dynamic art projects into my classroom it is imperative that these students have an equal opportunity to use supplies that will help creatively engage them in the arts. Thank you for supporting my students’ artistry.

Mrs. Marchetti
Grades 6-8
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
PASTELS GALLERY OIL 7/16X3-1/4 FLUORESCENT SET OF 12 • School Specialty $5.67 48 $272.16
PASTELS PORTFOLIO OIL STD SIZE SET OF 24 • School Specialty $7.87 20 $157.40

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