Author Archives: andrewdexter


  My fine visual arts colleagues at the elementary schools have started a fantastic way to put a smile on all of our faces (who doesn’t need one nowadays??!?!). #NRsmiles is a community project to spread some smiles through art. … Continue reading

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Congressional Art Show (Virtual)

Amidst the school evacuation and “stay at home” orders, the annual Congressional Art Show still took place. The talented, nice staff at Montserrat College of Art still displayed the student artwork and have even given us a virtual gallery tour. … Continue reading

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Just for Fun – Coffee Monsters!

To add a little lightness and fun to your day, try out some “Coffee Monsters.” This idea seems to have originated or formalized by Stefan Kuhnigk. “ I spilled some on a piece of paper the other day in cold … Continue reading

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May I suggest entering a contest?!?!

A special thanks to 9th Grader, Sophia Kuchar, we have a stunning piece of artwork to enjoy. She took advantage of participating in the Massachusetts Foreign Language Association ( annual poster contest – Creating Cross-Cultural Connections. It is for a … Continue reading

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Stay Connected to Art!

Hello Artists and Parents, It has been so nice to connect with so many of you over this past week over email. Your responses to the enrichment projects have been so interesting and fueled with your personalities (that I miss … Continue reading

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Here is a small and hopefully rewarding task for you (ungraded and not required). People in my  neighborhood have started to place hearts on their mailboxes to show appreciation for healthcare workers who remain selfless in this challenging time. My … Continue reading

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Sketch #1 Responses

Hello Out There!!! Can you hear me?!?! I know you can. A pat on the back to you for coming back to this page. Maybe you are a parent checking in to see the latest, or a student of mine … Continue reading

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