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6th Class # 1


Welcome to the 6th Class No. 1 Art Page
Enjoy the work which we will be showing you throughout the year.

Frida Kahlo


Frida Kahlo was a Mexican painter known for her many portraits, self portraits, and works inspired by the nature and artifacts of Mexico. Inspired by the popular culture of the country, she employed a naive folk art style to explore questions of identity, postcolonialism, gender, class, and race in Mexican society

Maori Inspired Art

The Koru is the Maori name given to the new unfurling fern and symbolizes new life, growth, strength and peace. It is an integral symbol of Maori art, carving and tattoos.

Carol Singers and Christmas Candles


Day of the Dead Dia de los Muertos, is a holiday that is celebrated annually on November 1st and 2nd to honour and remember those that have died. The holiday resembles All Saints Day and All Souls Day, which are celebrated after Halloween on the Christian calendar.

First developed in Mexico, the Day of the Dead is most notably celebrated in Latin American regions, although it is becoming increasingly popular throughout the United States, too!

When the Aztecs first began observing this occasion over 3,000 years ago, their ultimate goal was to honour and celebrate the deceased as their spirits returned, not necessarily to mourn those who are no longer with us. While it is definitely still a time of reflection and remembrance, the main focus is to celebrate the lives that our loved ones lived.

Follow this link for more information on The Day of the Dead


6th Class 1 presented an amazing and varied selection of projects on Native American Indians. They baked cakes, built teepees, made dream catchers and bows and told us an incredible number of facts.

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