Students from the Smith Valley School Art Department in Smith, Nevada

Students from the Smith Valley School Art Department in Smith, Nevada

Created by Isaiah, students from the Smith Valley School Art Department in Smith, Nevada
Isaiah, students from the Smith Valley School Art Department in Smith, Nevada
Title: Mr. Chicken

Dream Theme: 100 Years of Agriculture

Teacher: Laura Fillmore

Materials and Techniques Used: Silk screen, fabric, pastels, and paint2′ square muslin, fabric, fabric markers, silk screened icons (screened in fabric paints) and fabric pastels. All items have been ironed for durability, wear, and waterproofing.

What is your artwork about? Agriculture 
Students looked at the history of Victory Gardens and the tradition of posters and propaganda from that era–as well as the newer generation of re-purposed images–and, based on their knowledge of their own organic school-to-table lab garden, created works that express their relationship to a new history of Agriculture.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Created by Celeste, a student from the Smith Valley School Art Department in Smith, Nevada
Celeste, a student from the Smith Valley School Art Department in Smith, Nevada
Title: Organic Paradise

Dream Theme: 100 Years of Agriculture

Teacher: Laura Fillmore

Materials and Techniques Used: Silk screen and oil pastels. 2′ square muslin, fabric, fabric markers, silk screened icons (screened in fabric paints) and fabric pastels. All items have been ironed for durability, wear, and waterproofing.

What is your artwork about? Agriculture
Students looked at the history of Victory Gardens and the tradition of posters and propaganda from that era–as well as the newer generation of re-purposed images–and, based on their knowledge of their own organic school-to-table lab garden, created works that express their relationship to a new history of Agriculture.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Created by Alondra, a student from the Smith Valley School Art Department in Smith, Nevada
Alondra, a student from the Smith Valley School Art Department in Smith, Nevada
Title: Grow Organic

Dream Theme: 100 Years of Agriculture

Teacher: Laura Fillmore

Materials and Techniques Used: Fabric, fabric paint, and oil pastels 2′ square muslin, fabric, fabric markers, silk screened icons (screened in fabric paints) and fabric pastels. All items have been ironed for durability, wear, and waterproofing.

What is your artwork about? Growing organic
Students looked at the history of Victory Gardens and the tradition of posters and propaganda from that era–as well as the newer generation of re-purposed images–and, based on their knowledge of their own organic school-to-table lab garden, created works that express their relationship to a new history of Agriculture.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Created by Melania, a student from the Smith Valley School Art Department in Smith, Nevada
Melania, a student from the Smith Valley School Art Department in Smith, Nevada
Title: Warm Compost is Better

Dream Theme: 100 Years of Agriculture

Teacher: Laura Fillmore

Materials and Techniques Used: Fabric, fabric markers, and fabric paint2′ square muslin, fabric, fabric markers, silk screened icons (screened in fabric paints) and fabric pastels. All items have been ironed for durability, wear, and waterproofing.

What is your artwork about? Compost
Students looked at the history of Victory Gardens and the tradition of posters and propaganda from that era–as well as the newer generation of re-purposed images–and, based on their knowledge of their own organic school-to-table lab garden, created works that express their relationship to a new history of Agriculture.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Created by Luis, Judith, Sandra, and Irvin, students from the Smith Valley School Art Department in Smith, Nevada
Luis, Judith, Sandra, and Irvin, students from the Smith Valley School Art Department in Smith, Nevada
Title: Garden 

Dream Theme: 100 Years of Agriculture

Teacher: Laura Fillmore

Materials and Techniques Used: Fabric, markers, and pencil 2′ square muslin, fabric, fabric markers, silk screened icons (screened in fabric paints) and fabric pastels. All items have been ironed for durability, wear, and waterproofing.

What is your artwork about? Growing organic 
Students looked at the history of Victory Gardens and the tradition of posters and propaganda from that era–as well as the newer generation of re-purposed images–and, based on their knowledge of their own organic school-to-table lab garden, created works that express their relationship to a new history of Agriculture.