Talented in Art Program

Congratulations! Your child has been recommended for the D-11 Talented in Art Program in partnership with the Bemis School of Art for the Spring 2020 session. Select 3rd through 5th and 6th through 8th grade students are invited to take a class at the Bemis School of Art or any of the participating satellite schools.

Designed as a unique experience to enhance your student’s knowledge, understanding, and ability to do art. All courses include lecture, interactive projects and visual and written resources. Click the links below for complete course details.  Please note, there is no district transportation available, but students are welcome to register for any of the locations. All classes will conclude with the Talented in Art Reception and display at Bemis School of Art, 818 Pelham Place on Friday, May 1, 2020 from 4-5:30 p.m.

All courses cost $125. The price includes an eight-week course and most necessary art materials, unless otherwise noted. There are limited scholarship funds available for students on free & reduced lunch. Please contact Barb Dunker, District 11 GT Administrative Assistant, at (719) 520-2464 for more information about scholarships.

*If you have been approved for a scholarship through the Gifted & Talented Office, please register with us by phone at (719) 475-2444 or in person at 818 Pelham Place.


Bemis School of Art

Offsite Classes

3rd – 5th Grade

B1 Art Meets Science 

B2 Introduction to Ceramics

B3 Introduction to Colored Pencils

B4 Young Masters Ceramics

3rd – 5th Grade

Carver Elementary

E1 Printmaking: Meaning & Multiples

Chipeta Elementary

E2 Contemporary Art

Columbia Elementary

E3 Introduction to Mixed Media

Madison Elementary

E5 Art Around the Globe

Rogers Elementary

E6 Art Around the Globe


6th – 8th Grade

North Middle

M1 Nature Reflecting Nature: Interdependence & Art