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Who Am I?

I am your child’s art teacher at Windsor Middle School. I am in my 26th year of teaching twenty-one of these years here at Windsor School District. I am married and have 3 wonderful children. Meghan is a registered nurse and presently an IT person for SSM here in STL, as well. Eric is a Graphic Design Artist here in St Louis. And Adam, our youngest, is a Marine. He presently is in college and working in management for a local company. I look forward to working with your child(ren). Do not hesitate to call me if you have any questions concerning your child.




What is my favorite color? Hint, it is the complimentary color of yellow and it is a secondary color.

What is color?

Who was King Tut?

What is a neutral color?

What’s your favorite color?

What is tint?

What is shade?

Where do we get color?

How is color made?

What is an analogous color?

How old was Tutankhamen when he became King?

How many colors are there? 123456789……..

What is a collage?

What is Impressionism?

What is perspective?

Who are the Fauvists?

And, What IS…………POINTillism?……………………………

How long did the Fauvist Movement last?

Can you name 5 Impressionist Artists?

When did Impressionism start?

Are there Modern Day Impressionist Painters?

Who is Miriam Shapiro?

What is OP art?

What is art?


i i i i i i i i i i i i Who wore lit candles on the brim of his hat while trying to capture the image he was painting as he painted outside in the dark? i i i i i i i i i i i

Who became king during the ancient Egyptian Civilization at age nine? (Hint: Steve Martin had a hit song about this famous king).

What is a cartouche?

What is another name for the Ancient Egyptian Kings???

Who was the Father of Impressionism?

What is a VISUAL PUN? hint….upside down/rightside up……..?

St. Louis Art Museum recently acquired a famous Impressionist Artist’s painting . Who is the painter and what is the title of the painting?

What is a hue?

What is a pigment?

Who is the famous Missourian Artist(painter) whose work was on display at the St. Louis Art Museum in the Fall of 2007?

When did Impressionism begin? Did it ever end?

What important events and inventions took place during the Impressionism Period?


MORE TO COME LATER……………………………………..

Are quilt making, weaving and collage forms of art?