Bemis School of Art

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 and Design, explore the history of patterns, designs, symbols as well as style and symbolism. They will explore a variety of tools and techniques in printmaking, painting, drawing and more to create a music poster, mosaic design, skateboard deck and more. Discover the visual art vocabulary to discuss and write about art.

Teacher will include:

  • Principles of design
  • Review of the elements of art
  • Glossary of relevant terms
  • List and description of art supplies used in class
  • Information on 4 relevant artists
  • 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 26 – April 23


3:00–4:30 p.m.

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8 sessions

Class Categories:

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


Madison Elementary

4120 Constitution Ave. Colorado Springs, CO 80909

Additional Info


Ages 8-11




No class: March 26, Spring Break

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