Wolf Ridge

Earthworks


Creative Arts
| 4th Grade - Adult
| Half Day 3 hrs
| Moderate

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Students will immerse themselves in the natural world exploring different natural elements and will have the opportunity to creatively express themselves through art. Drawing activities, site-specific sculpture and group discussion generate awareness of one’s own influence on the environment and appreciation for artistic expression.

Outcomes

Upon completion of the EarthWorks class, students will be able to:

  • Explain the history of the EarthWorks movement.
  • Describe works completed by Andy Goldsworthy.
  • Briefly describe the difference between permanent and impermanent art.
  • Have a new understanding of seeing an outdoor space.
  • Create site-specific art using only the materials present.
  • Interpret site-specific sculptures.