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Saint Ann Students: Endangered Animal Paintings

Collaborative Awareness

On exhibit at the Central Library, July 2014

Saint Ann School paintings

Elementary Art students at Saint Ann Catholic School in Arlington were inspired this year to bring awareness to endangered animals through these colorful murals.

After learning about many of the beautiful animals on the endangered species list, each class chose an animal, and each student painted one square. Then the pieces were put together, and the class worked collaboratively to pain final brushstrokes to connect them all.

Kindergarten: Yellow Crested Cockatoo and Macaw

First Grade: Blue Whale

Second Grade: Grevy’s Zebra and Jaguar

The students also sold postcards of their paintings to raise money for the World Wildlife Fund.

Want to buy something you see on our walls? Artists contribute 20% of sales made during their exhibit to the Friends of the Arlington County Public Library, to help support Library programming.

 

Learn more about Art Exhibits at the Library.

 

 

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