Art Awareness

During the school year, Art Awareness Volunteers will present curriculum-related art topics in the classrooms. The topics and artists covered for each grade level are listed below. Here you will find all the associated documents, PDFs, presentations and videos you will need to present to each class.


For more questions on Art Awareness, please contact the Committee Chair, Amanda Donegan at


First Trimester

Claude Monet

Project: Watercolor Painting 

Second Trimester

Chippewa Indians

Project: Dream Catchers

Third Trimester

Huichol Indians

Project: Yarn Creations/Paintings

First Grade

Alexander Calder

Project: Kinesthetic Sculpture 

First Trimester

Faith Ringold

Project: Community Quilt

Second Trimester

Louise Nevelson

Project: Rainforest Montage

Third Trimester

Second Grade

First Trimester

Century Walk

Project: Class Mural Reflecting Life in Naperville 

Second Trimester


Project: Bark Paintings

Third Trimester


Project: Hieroglyphics

Third Grade

First Trimester

Yann Bertrand &

Vincent Van Gogh

Project: Bird's Eye View and Perspective Drawing

Second Trimester

Medieval Times

Project: Manuscript, Embossed Letters

Third Trimester

Japanese Art

Project: Sumi Ink Paintings

Fourth Grade

First Trimester

Stephanie Kiker/ Southeast Region

Project: Art Reflecting Life in the Southeast

Second Trimester

Mr. Imagination/ Found Art

Project: Sculptures Using Found Art

Third Trimester

Ansel Adams/
South-Southwest Region

Project: Black and White Sketches

Fifth Grade

First Trimester
Second Trimester
Third Trimester

Pablo Picasso/Guernica

Project: Political Protest Art

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