SLMS Artists
Video exploration using Hue Animation camera by Evan, Ian & Cameron.


I am so excited to welcome you to the Saranac Lake Middle School family of artists! There are so many good things happening in the art room and around the town. Thanks for a great year, and have a safe summer! :-)
Love, Ms. D

Art Clubs have had a busy and exciting year! From jewelry making to casting and so much more! Club will begin again in October:-)

Our life casting sculpture is complete! "June Petrova" the artist is a full body sculpture.She will be on display in September to greet artists entering the Middle School Art space.

Congratulations to Georgia Bickford who won the Lion's Club Peace Poster contest! Kelsey Leeret and Elyssa Ezumah were recognized as runner up winners.
Georgia's art has gone on to win 2nd place at the District Level!

Tasman Kanze and Morgan Olsen won 2nd and 3rd in the Enterprise's Design an Ad contest!

For the 2017-2018:
Life Long Art new class will offer you the chance to solve problems, explore materials and work collaboratively with classmates. Explore casting, create murals, design mosaics...what will you choose?

Carving Club will begin in January.
Art Clubs will begin in October.
Casting Club will begin in October.

We look forward to more great visits from local artists! in 2016-17 we met Gail Brill, Chris Winters, Nip Rogers and Mark Kurtz, and we look forward to next year!
Looking ahead to Plein Air painting and Ukelele Build workshops for 2017-18, and much more!

NYS Arts Standards:

Standard 1: Creating, Performing and
Participating in the Arts
Students will actively engage in the processes
that constitute creation and performance in the
arts(dance, music, theatre, and visual arts) and
participate in various roles in the arts.

Standard 2: Knowing and Using Arts Materials and Resources
Students will be knowledgeable about and make
 use of the materials and resources available for
participation in the arts in various roles.

Standard 3: Responding to and Analyzing
Works of Art
Students will respond critically to a variety of
works in the arts, connecting the individual work
 to other works and to other aspects of human endeavor and thought.

Standard 4: Understanding the Cultural
Dimensions and Contributions of the Arts
  Students will develop an understanding of the    personal and cultural forces that shape artistic
communication and how the arts in turn shape the diverse cultures of past and present society.

Happening Today!