Mr. Juarez is May’s featured blogger on the National Art Education Association Monthly Mentor Blog

Click the links to read his blog posts on art education, contemporary art, social networking, business side of art, and so on at Sheboygan North High School.

Social Networking Via Skype. May 1, 2019.

Early in my career, I have learned that if I want to implement something into my curriculum, then I need to cater it to my students. It is important to use a resource that will engage them in the learning process, to put them into a situation where they would need to utilize the knowledge they have learned thus far in real-life scenarios, to effectively navigate the web to seek specific information, and to make inferences based on information presented. Read more.

Beautifying Our Environment Through the Art of Muraling. May 3, 2019

How we approach the art of muraling at our school makes a difference on how others view it. It is centered around creativity, originality, collaboration, presentation, and professionalism. One way of achieving this is by designing our murals to be aesthetically pleasing, meaningful, and supported by our curriculum with the same intensity as one of our art units. Read more.

Developing Your Own Unique Art Program. May 7, 2019.

One of the best approaches that I see as life-changing is integrating advocacy with the business side of art education. If you take a close look at how a business operates, you will notice that we experience similar objectives in art education. For example, who is our audience? What makes us stand out compared to another art program? In what way can we attract new students?  How can we retain current students? What successes have our alumni accomplished? Read more.

NHS ARTifacts presents paintings by French 4 & 5 students

CURRENT exhibition: 

April 8 – April 31, 2019

Mrs. Martinez

Paintings by French 4 & 5 students

After learning and discussing French painters in class, students chose a French artist to research, and present to their peers. Included in their presentation they had to create their own original art pieces based on sources of inspiration from their chosen artist and research. 

Gallery

About the NHS ARTifacts Gallery

The NHS ARTifacts Gallery was launched at the beginning of our 2013-2014 school year. The gallery is designed to provide all North High School staff the opportunity to showcase their students’ work in a professional exhibition space by infusing art into their curriculum. This exhibition space is facilitated, organized and installed by the Sheboygan North High Art Department.

Student art show at EBCO ArtWorks

Join us Friday, April 5th from 6-8pm for an art exhibition featuring over 100+ student works of art ranging from 2-D to 3-D. The following art programs are participating: Central High School (Mrs. Matter), Sheboygan North High School (Mr. Juarez), Sheboygan South High School (Mr. Sommersberger), and Tower Program (Ms. Higgins).

EBCO ArtWorks is located at 1201 Erie Avenue in Sheboygan.

Doors open at 5:50pm.

Here is a sampling of what North will be exhibiting.

See you there!!!

High School Art Spring Exhibition at EBCO ArtWorks

High School Art Spring Exhibition at EBCO ArtWorks

April 5 – 13, 2019

EBCO ArtWorks, 1201 Erie Avenue, Sheboygan, WI 53081

Artist reception: Friday, April 5, 6-8pm

Press Release

Sheboygan, Wisconsin (March 8, 2019) – Central High, Sheboygan North High, Sheboygan South High, and Tower Program are pleased to present “High School Art Spring Exhibition”, an exhibition featuring artwork from high school students.

This high school art exhibition celebrates the creative vision and artistic voice of our student artists. It will feature 100+ pieces of student artwork created this school year based on the art teacher’s respective high school art curriculum. It will also feature works created outside of the classroom. Works will range from traditional media to experimental media including drawings, paintings, mixed media, collage, fashion, 3-D works, and so on. Art teachers participating are Lizabeth Higgins (Tower), Frank Juarez (Sheboygan North), Antoinette Mattern (Central), and Brian Sommersberger (Sheboygan South). This is their first collaborative art exhibition bringing four art programs together.

This exhibition runs from April 5 – April 13, 2019, with areception on Friday, April 5 from 6-8pm. EBCO ArtWorks is located at 1201 Erie Avenue, Sheboygan, WI 53081. Come meet the student artists and their art teachers. The gallery will be open on Saturdays, April 6 and April 13 from 11am-1pm.

For further information on this exhibitionplease contact Brian Sommersberger at bsommersberger@sasd.net.

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Drawing by Emma Wilson and the Art of Ekphrasis in SchoolArts Magazine, April 2019

Work by Amy Sherald

Mr. Juarez co-edited the April 2019 Issue of SchoolArts Magazine. This is his second time co-editing.

 

Bottom left corner: drawing by Emma Wilson, grade 12. Design inspired by the work of Albert Chamillard.

 

 

 

Bottom right corner: a quick lesson inspired by the work of Albert Chamillard.

 

 

 

This article was written by Ms. Cavanaugh, Social Studies teacher and Poetry Advisor. For the past 4.5 years her poetry students responded to the work of our artist-in-residence. They would read their poetry during the artist’s reception.