Bemis School of Art

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JE1 Art Around the World

The goal of the Talented in Art program, a collaboration of more than 25 years between Bemis School of Art and District #11, is to challenge and accelerate advanced art students in grades 3-5. The program is develops the student’s academic potential and to excel them in art with an in-depth comprehensive understanding of visual arts. The program includes lectures, interactive projects, writing assignments as well as visits to the Fine Arts Center galleries (when applicable). The Talented in Art program applies the Colorado State Content Standards to all of the classes.

The program encourages:

  • Imagination and expression
  • design and composition
  • technique development
  • strong sense of individuality and inventiveness
  • artistic thinking and problem solving skills

In Art Around the World, learn about the various arts and crafts of cultures from around the world. Explore batik, kite-making, block-printing, drawing, painting, ceramics and more to help the student better understand and appreciate the arts and cultures of Europe, Africa, Australia, Asia and the Americas. An emphasis will be placed on discussions and writing about the elements and principles of art. This is an exciting class for every young artist.

Teacher will include:

  • Principles of design
  • Review of the elements of art
  • Glossary of relevant art terms
  • Cultural information about each group studied
  • Timelines and historical information
  • 1-2 critique writing assignments

Ages 8-11

Instructor: Zandra Zieman-Foster

FAC Member Price: $110

Non-Member Price: $110



Class Dates:

February 28 – April 25


3:15-4:45 p.m.

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8 sessions

Class Categories:

Ceramics, Drawing, Gifted & Talented, Mixed Media, Painting, Printmaking, Talented in Art


Jackson Elementary

4340 Edwinstowe Ave. Colorado Springs, CO 80907

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Ages 8-11




No class: March 28, Spring Break

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