5-8 students learned about artists Magritte and Dali then created their
own works using the styles of this 1920's art movement, using
unexpected situations, the element of surprise, and the idea how things
might not be what they appear. Finally, they wrote artist statements
in their own words explaining what inspired them and what they hoped to convey through
Pope John PaulII Catholic Academy - Columbia Campus
Trapped by Allison The earth is trying to fly away from the hands that caused the fire but it can't because it is chained. The sun cries for the rip in the sky which is spilling destruction into our world. The eyes are crying and hands are reaching out for the tears to put out the fire but a bowl is catching them and help cannot be reached.
The Goal by Josh Soccer is harder than Americans take it for. We have many obstacles to overcome in life. Something is always holding us back from doing our best but we have to keep on trying to reach our goal.
Fireplace by John Problems can pop up everywhere, especially where you least expect them. Sometimes the opposite of what you expect can happen and surprise you.
Eye of Fire by Jesse We are looking at the world which is in trouble. The fire is surrounding the earth and destroying it. All we can do is watch, we can't do anything to stop it.
Waiting For My Life by Collin This is me on the other side of the train tracks. It seems like everyone else knows where they are going in life except for me. So they are on one side and I sit on the other waiting . . .