St. Michael's Academy

Inspired Minds

Faith-Filled Hearts

Tomorrow's Leaders

                                              Mrs. Lamour

Education

MA in Art Education, Boston University

BFA in Art Education/Painting with a Minor in Art History, University of Massachusetts, Amherst

AS in Visual Arts and Science, Holyoke Community College

Professional Licensure Visual Arts Prek-8, and 5-12

Grade and Subjects Taught

Preschool to Grade 8

Art Class Information for the Month of April

Pre-K- The students are working in decorating their tubes with construction paper cut in the style of Matisse. Did I mention they'll be kazoos? Sorry, PreK parents:)

Kindergarten- The students are beginning to learn about color and Roy G. Biv

1st Grade- The students are creating a van gogh inspired vase still life using mix media for tools. 

2nd Grade- The students will illustrate a story about the last time they used a flashlight while learning about warm and cool colors.

3rd Grade- The students are drawing three different size hot air ballons and coloring them in with warm/cool and complementary colors    

4th Grade- The students are painting a monochromatic landscape while learning about different shades, tones and tints of a color.

5th Grade- The students are FINALLY adding felt teeth to their vejigante mask in addition to applying modge podge to give it a luminious gloss.

6th Grade- The students are working on rotational symmetry name design.

7th Grade- Wire sculptures are here!  The students began to build their Abstract wire sculpture using wire hangers, nylon stokings and a wooden block!

8th Grade- The students are creating a paper mache bowl.  Using a plastic bowl as a mold, the students are creating a functional art piece.  They look awesome so far!

 

Brief Bio

I am a first year teacher at SMA. I've taught in Holyoke Public Schools on a cart for seven years. I'm very excited to teach art in a classroom, which would allow me to teach my students all the fundamentals in art. On my free time I draw portraits, paint landscapes and still life.

Interests

Drawing and Painting, Dancing, Cooking and Pottery