Augie Tantalo - Art

Art 7th / 8th Grade
Room: 108


I have been teaching art at Highland Junior since the school opened 16 years ago.  

I teach 7th grade Art 'Mini Classes' which are 9 weeks in length.  This is a basic introduction to art. We focus on shorter projects using a variety of media.  All lessons are taught with a focus on 'The Element of Design.'

I also teach 8th grade 'Introduction to Art' classes.  These classes are a semester in length and also focus on 'The Elements of Design.'  Projects are more extensive and 'Art History' and 'Art Criticism' become introduced as the students experiment with various media.


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I have been teaching in Gilbert Public Schools since 1993 and am also a Professional Artist.  I have also taught adult classes at Mesa Arts Center for the past several years.

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