Carpathian Art Activity

 

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Grade 7 girls wood burning a design on a wooden axe

 

trembita_edited-1 From Friday, April 17 to Wednesday, April 22, all K- 8 students at IHMS participated in one of four different Carpathian art activities. These activities were instructed by guest artist Ihor Drahun, and were a follow-up to this year’s Ukrainian Week theme of “Legends of the Carpathians”.

 

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Grade 7 and 8 students burning a Hutzul themed image on a wooden axe

 

The art activities varied with each grade:

  • Grade 7 and 8 students did wood burning on a Hutzul axe at Sts. Vladimir & Olga Hall.
  • Grade 5 and 6 students did wood burning on a wooden frame, also at Sts. Vladimir & Olga Hall.
  • Grade 3 and 4 students did a stained glass activity in their classrooms.
  • Kindergarten, grade 1 and 2 students did a painting on a wooden frame, also in their classrooms.

 

Examples of the four different art activities according to grade:
(Click on any  photo to view in greater detail)
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Grade 7 and 8
Hutzul axe
Grade 5 and 6
Wooden frame
Grade 3 and 4
Stained glass
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Painted frame

 

 

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Grade 5 and 6 students burning a Hutzul themed image on a wooden frame

 

The finished works of art were displayed in the gym on Thursday, April 23 during the Volunteer Appreciation program.

 

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The Hutzul art was on display in the gym during the Volunteer Appreciation Program