Mrs. Herron's"Painter in the Patch" Contest

Who Is the Painter in the Patch?

Do your research and try to win the contest by matching the correct artist to the "Pumpkin in the Patch." There are seven artists depicted in all. The poster is located in the Second Floor hallway, opposite the Art Room. It was painted by Jane Plaut, a former Art teacher who worked here for many years.

Good luck!

Mrs. Herron has sent you a Google Form to make your guesses. Go see the actual poster outside of the 2nd Floor Art Room to make your best guesses by November 5th. Winners will be announced on November 6th.

Each "pumpkin" is numbered. Please see the original in the hall to match the pumpkin with one of the artists below. Seven of the following artists are depicted in the Pumpkin Patch:

  • Henri Matisse
  • Georgia O'Keeffe
  • Jackson Pollock
  • Leonardo da Vinci
  • Michelangelo
  • Salvador Dali
  • Pablo Picasso
  • Mary Cassatt
  • Vincent van Gogh
  • Rembrandt van Rijn

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Henri Matisse

"There are always flowers for those who want to see them." --Henri Matisse

"Everything you can imagine is real."

--Pablo Picasso

Pablo Picasso

Georgia O'Keeffe

I found I could say things with color and shapes that I couldn't say any other way - things I had no words for. ” - Georgia O'Keeffe

"Painting is the grandchild of nature. It is related to God." --Rembrandt van Rijn

Rembrandt Van Rijn


“The greater danger for most of us lies not in setting our aim too high and falling short; but in setting our aim too low, and achieving our mark.” --Michelangelo

"I want to express my feelings rather than illustrate them." --Jackson Pollock

Jackson Pollock

Leonardo da Vinci

"For once you have tasted flight you will walk the earth with your eyes turned skywards, for there you have been and there you long to return." --Leonardo da Vinci

“Women should be someone and not something.” -- Mary Cassatt

Mary Cassatt

Vincent van Gogh

"Love many things, for therein lies the true strength, and whosoever loves much performs much, and can accomplish much, and what is done in love is done well." --Vincent van Gogh

"Have no fear of perfection - you'll never reach it." --Salvador Dali