All students will be able to demonstrate an understanding of the subtractive drawing method,texture, and value, while completing an animal scratchboard assignment.
All students will be able to demonstrate an understanding of the work of Elizabeth Catlett through reading writing and listening.
"I have always wanted my art to service my people — to reflect us, to relate to us, to stimulate us, to make us aware of our potential."
-“Art is only important to the extent that it aids in the liberation of our people.”
"I think art can make people conscious of things. For people who have prejudices, it can make them see in another way, make them realize that other people in other cultures have similar experiences."
Elizabeth Catlett (April 15, 1915-April 2, 2012) was an African-American graphic artist and sculptor best known for her depictions of the female experience as well as her as focus and lifelong concern for the oppressed and the dignity of women.
Answer in sketchbook,
What was something that you learned from this article?
What is something that surprised you?
What do you think is the main theme of her work after reading the article?