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Welcome to 6th and 9th Grade Art!

I was born in Cuero, Texas raised in a small town called Saspamco, Texas, just 15 mins from the Southside of San Antonio. I am a first generation graduate. I earned my Bachelors of Fine Arts in Art, Minor in Art History from the University of the Incarnate Word.

I found my love for teaching art while working and volunteering for local art non-profits in the city of San Antonio. It was my mentor, who inspired me to serve my communities.

When I am not in the classroom. I am active with my family, painting, or caring for my two beautiful daughters Camila & Emma. I love music, going to concerts, traveling, visiting museums, classic movies, and cheering for my San Antonio Spurs. (left)

Course Vision

In this course you will:

  • Generalize and conceptualize artistic ideas and work.
  • Organize and develop artistic ideas and work.
  • Refine and complete artistic work.
  • Analyze, Interpret, and select artistic work for presentation.
  • Convey meaning through the presentation of artwork.
  • Perceive and analyze artistic work.
  • Apply criteria to evaluate artistic work.
  • Relate knowledge and personal experience to artwork.
  • Relate artistic ideas and works with societal, cultural, and historical context to deepen understanding.

Current Unit2 6th: Intro to SHAPE

Current Unit2 9th: FORM/SCULPTURE



Create an art piece inspired by celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month

THEME: Who does Hispanic Heritage Represent?

  • Student must submit original, two-dimensional artwork. Each student may enter only one submission to this contest.
  • Student artwork must be original, created only by the student.
  • Artwork may not be drawn from any existing artwork (photograph, advertisement, etc.) that is not created by the student.
  • Student artwork must measure “14 x 22” poster board or paper and be created using any two-dimensional medium including:

1. drawing (pencil, ink, crayon, graphite, etc.)

2. painting (pastel, watercolor, oils,)

Unit Overview

6th: In this unit students will become familiar with observing and defining what Shape and Form. We will specifically be focusing on how Shape and Form are used in various types of Art. In result, students will create a Mini Day of Dead Altar applying Shape and Form.

9th: In this unit students will define and observe Form and Sculpture. Students will observe historical artworks that apply Form and Sculpture. They will also, develop a deeper understanding for " the meaning" of artwork and why artists create art. They will apply their knowledge of Form and Sculpture to create a Day of the Dead Altar honoring a deceased loved one. Students will be required to write an artist statement for the artwork.

Important Updates and Deadlines

  • Sept 13th + Contour Shoe Drawing
  • Sept 16th- Sept 30th Day of Dead Mini Altar
  • Sept 16th- Sept 30th Day of Dead Research
  • Sept 16th- Sept 30th Day of Dead Mask

Contour Shoe DRawing

Due 9/16

Day of Dead Mini Altar

Due Sept 30th

Day of Dead Research & Mask

Due Sept 30th