The Winter Aspens Mural, the latest of several that have been sponsored by the DCC Art Department, includes scenes of Paradise Cove, the Manitou Cliff Dwellings, Red Rocks Amphitheater, Seven Falls, Three Graces, Kissing Camels and Hail Bop.
Over 60 DCC student artists, alongside professional artists Jeanne Villacourte and Rita Carswell, have worked to help create these pieces of art on our campus!
Congratulations to Presley Sarkisian for being the first place middle school winner in District 20's second annual Earth Day Poster Contest!
8th Grade Student Receives Art Scholarship
Congratulations to DCMS 8th grade student, Tatum Umiamaka, who was selected to receive one of the art scholarships awarded by the Arts Business Education Consortium this year!
37th Annual ABE Consortium Luncheon
The 37th annual Arts Business Education Consortium Luncheon was held at the Antlers Hilton in Colorado Springs on Wednesday, April 20, 2016. "This luncheon was a celebration of locals who were awarded for contributing to the arts in education, as well as elementary and middle school children who were awarded scholarships to study the arts."
The ENTIRE art department at Discovery Canyon Campus created 10 X 10 works of art for the Silent Auction that was held as part of this event. These amazing works of art were displayed in the grand ballroom at the Antlers Hotel and sold with bids starting at $25.00 and increasing in $5.00 increments. All monies made will help with the Mary Lou Anderson art scholarships.
Click the image below to see the pieces our Art Department submitted for the Silent Auction!
54th Annual Pikes Peak Regional Young People's Art Exhibit
Congratulations to Tanner Sukle, Riley Colby, and Annalise Brady whose artwork was selected for the 54th Annual Pikes Peak Regional Young Peoples Art Exhibition!
This exhibition is representative of some of the best artwork being created in the region's schools and it open to the public from 10a.m. to 5p.m. in the Imagination Space at the Citadel Mall April 5th through April 11th, 2015. Imagination Space is closed on Sundays and Mondays.
Wild Idea Award: Tanner Sukle (8th Grade)
Tanner's piece is a five layer painting. The first layer is based off of what students learned about Mark Rothko; the second is Op Art; the third layer is Willem de Kooning; the fourth layer is Jackson Pollock; and the fifth layer completes the piece.
2nd Place Altered Photography:
Riley Colby (8th Grade)
The photo is a photogram. To create the white splatters Riley experimented with the Fixer chemical.
2nd Place Sculpture: Pinchpot apple created by
Annalise Brady (8th Grade)
The apple was bisque-fired, glazed, and refired. Annalise then added glass piece-by-piece and followed it with grout.
Congratulations to DCMS students, Greg, Annika, Sarah, Sejin, William, and Michael for their recent participation in Honors Orchestra! Students attended a live audition in order to qualify to participate. Our students joined other musicians who were selected from across the Pikes Peak region to participate in five rehearsals, culminating in a concert which took place on January 21, 2016.
Students Participate in Pikes Peak Honor Band
Congratulations to 7th grade students, Scott and Bryce who participated in the Pikes Peak Honors Band on Saturday, February 6th. Go, Thunder!