Ms. Swenson

Melissa.swenson@vansd.org

3000 NE 99th St.
Vancouver, WA 98665
360-313-3400
The best way to contact me
is through e-mail. I check my e-mail several times a day and will get back to you as soon as possible.

Visual Art
Digital Art/Video Tech
Advanced Art

Upcoming Student Art Shows
Dates to be announced
Wednesday February 28th - March 7th
We have 32 artists displayed at the Barnes and Nobles Read Across America event at the Vancouver Barnes and Noble location. (by Vancouver Mall) Come support the school and our young artists. A portion of any purchase will be donated to our library. Just make sure to show them the voucher that was sent to students or tell them you are supporting Gaiser.


We want to say a BIG thank you to United Finance and OnPoint for the generous grants!


Extra Credit

The Smithsonian
Each day you can look up on the Smithsonian Web site called "which Artist Shares my birthday" the birthday of an artist born on that day. there are usually several to choose from. For 2 points extra credit you can look up one of the artists on the web. Write 5 original sentences about what you learned about the artist, then copy paste an example of the artist's work under the sentences and turn it in. There is a birthday every day. The easiest way to turn this in is by emailing it to me.
Art Resources - Check These Out!
These are a series of websites that have links to musuems, art games or very cool images.
World Wide Arts
Ask Art
Art Lex
Artcyclopedia
Art History
Olga's Gallery
Artchive
Masters of Photography
Optical Illusions
Corning Museum of Glass
The Smithsonian
Museum of Modern Art (MOMA)
Portland Art Museum
Pippin Barr - Art Game
Getty Art Games
Trick Your Eyes Optical Illusions

Expression - Student Bodies Project
Donations

This is a list of ‘stuff’ that you may think of as junk, but artists perceive as great finds, and would be greatly appreciated at anytime during the year.
Yarn
Packing tape
Saran Wrap
Polymer Clay
Beads
Plastic Containers with Lids
Magazines (School Appropriate)
Water Bottles
2 Liter Bottles
Glass Baby Food Jars
Towels (hand or bath)
Wood Block Scraps
Colorful Cereal Boxes
White Elephant Items (for still life display)
Buttons
Sea shells
Pliers or Wire Cutters
Wire
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