Regina Education Center, Iowa City, IA

Regina Education Center, Iowa City, IA

Regina Education Center, Iowa City, IA

Created by Xiaoya Zhai at the Regina Education Center, Iowa City, IA

Teacher: Becky Popelka

Title: Why War?

Theme: Peace

Materials and techniques: Paint, canvas, college

About: I picked this theme because I’m Chinese. There was a war between the Chinese and the Japanese. Thousands of people were killed in the war. Too many families were broken. There was questions I have always wanted to ask: Why war? Is land really that important? Even it is, is it more important than thousands of lives? Is it really…

Regina Education Center, Iowa City, IA

Created by Andrew Thomsen at Regina Education Center, Iowa City, IA

Title: Outer Space

Theme: Space

Materials and techniques: Paint, glitter paint and canvas

About: My artwork is about how people have come so far as to be able to go into outer space and how far our technological advances have gone.

Regina Education Center, Iowa City, IA

Created by Shelby Clarahan at the Regina Education Center, Iowa City, IA

Teacher: Becky Popelka

Title: Flowers

Theme: Conservation (Nature, animals, etc)

Materials and techniques: Glitter paint and canvas

About: My art is about flowers and nature because I love nature and flowers. I enjoy drawing and painting them also.

Regina Education Center, Iowa City, IA

Created by Saundraya Miller with Regina Education Center, Iowa City, IA

Teacher: Becky Popelka

Title: Four Planets

Theme: Space

Materials and techniques: Acrylic paint and canvas

About: This piece shows four planets in a sparkly deep space.

Regina Education Center, Iowa City, IA

Created by Mary Graff from Regina Education Center, Iowa City, IA

Title: Darkness

Theme: Space

Materials and techniques: Paint, glitter and canvas

About: My artwork is about how outer space is darkness but there is a sun to lead us to brightness.

Regina Education Center, Iowa City, IA

Created by Alexia Stevens at the Regina Education Center, Iowa City, IA

Teacher: Becky Popelka

Title: At the Beach

Theme: Community, Nature and Preservation

Materials and techniques: Acrylic on canvas

About: This is a piece about members of a community enjoying nature in the hopes of encouraging conservation as well as harmony among humans.

Regina Education Center, Iowa City, IA

Created by Elizabeth Tornblom with the Regina Education Center, Iowa City, IA

Teacher: Becky Popelka

Title: Dr. Who

Theme: Science / Technology

Materials and techniques: Acrylic and canvas

About: The work was inspired by a quote from Dr. Who

Regina Education Center, Iowa City, IA

Created by Lauren Kimani at the Regina Education Center, Iowa City, IA

Title: The Warrior

Theme: My Favorite Story

Materials and techniques: Acrylic paint, puff paint and canvas

About: My artwork is about a cat who is fighting for the clan or his colony.

Regina Education Center, Iowa City, IA

Created by Carolina Icardi at the Regina Education Center, Iowa City, IA

Title: Children hold the Future of the World

Theme: Future

Materials and techniques: Paint, glitter, canvas, pencil

About: Children hold the future of the world, and we should realize it. Our generation should start doing things now, to make the sure the future we live in will be bright.