Springer students selected for international art competition

(ROCKWALL, TX – June 4, 2015) Congratulations to Krista Searles and Litzy Herrera from Springer Elementary for having their work accepted into “From The Hands of Children M.I. Hummel Club Contest”. This international art competition  invited artists between the ages of 2 – 12 to share their celebration of the artistic spirit of childhood. Their […]

Springer students create ‘fingerprint’ flag to honor military veterans

(ROCKWALL, TX – May 22, 2015) First graders at Springer Elementary paid tribute to all veterans with this beautiful art piece. They learned about Flanders Field and how the poppy represents a thank you for service. The flag was created with fingerprints and will be on display at the school until next Wednesday as a […]

Garland ISD students get creative during National Arts in Education Week

GARLAND ISD,TX. (September 29, 2014) Numerous studies have shown that art education provides the critical thinking, communication and creativity skills essential to academic success. To celebrate this vital scholastic field, schools across Garland ISD commemorated National Arts in Education Week with fun, imaginative assignments. Students fashioned mixed-media art pieces, paintings and illustrations. Some even shared […]

Artist Reception at Rockwall KE Cellars

ROCKWALL,TX. (September 22, 2014) On Thursday, October 9th from 6-9 pm KE Cellars will host an Artists’ Reception for Joetta Currie and Doris Vasek in conjunction with Downtown Rockwall’s Monthly Night Owl Experience. The winery is located at 301 North San Jacinto in downtown Rockwall. Artists Joetta Currie and Doris Vasek are the featured artists […]

Newcomers to showcase artistic talents of members

Members model spring fashions at March gathering (ROCKWALL-March 15, 2013) The Rockwall County Newcomers & Friends were treated to a Spring Fashion Show at their regular monthly meeting on March 14. Brenda Estes, fashion coordinator from Belks, served as moderator.  Members of Newcomers modeled the latest in Spring colors and styles. The fashions and accessories were provided […]

Artwork by Rockwall-Heath junior to be featured on book cover

(Rockwall ISD) October 1, 2012 – Rockwall-Heath High School AP art students were given an opportunity by an author, Randall Hughes, to create art work for the cover of  his book, “The Ghost Warrior.” Mrs. Aston, RHHS art teacher, treated it as a “real life” job experience. The students were given the setting, a page […]

Wineshare networking at Art’s A Blast

Every day’s party at Arts A Blast, but now you have another reason to visit the artsy entertainment venue in Rockwall. Mark your calendars now for the Wineshare networking event coming Friday, July 13, 2012 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Arts A Blast, located at 2845 Ridge Road, Suite 209 in Rockwall. Wineshare is held […]

Does art make you smart?

Does art make you smart?

You don’t have to be Picasso to paint a picture, or Einstein to figure out that given time, space and a box of markers, children can quickly fill a blank canvas. Kids and crayons just naturally go together. Put a paintbrush in tiny hands, and big things happen. But did you know that actively involving […]

Williams Middle School student wins national art competition

Williams Middle School student wins national art competition

(Rockwall ISD) Eighth grader Sofia Sanchez competed in the nationwide “Art. It’s in the air” drawing contest hosted by Triarco Arts and Crafts, and won 1st place in the 7-9 grade division. Sofia’s artwork will be featured in the 2013 catalog publication that will be mailed in November to art educators throughout the country. Sofia […]

Rockwall High artists draw top honors at Youth Fair

Rockwall High artists draw top honors at Youth Fair

Art in a Barn Rockwall High School won all three Best of Show categories and several other top awards at the Rockwall County Youth Fair. Pictured from left are art award winners Lars Michelem, Dulce Huesca, Clay Honeycutt, Karis Ford, Lauren James, Haylee McCue, Chelsea Day and Kristina Stovall. Submitted by Jennifer Faunce, Rockwall ISD. To […]