SIZE: 24” x 36”
MATERIALS: Acrylic canvas panels, wood frame and glass
You would never know this piece was created in 18 different homes. Each small canvas is hand-painted by the students, using the design of the letters T & K in different forms with one solid line connecting both letters. These tiles were then arranged to form a phenomenal cohesive design in what the TK class hopes is a great representation of our genuine connection to one another. We are a strong connected community, now more than ever.
Winner: Erin Broughton
Circles of Love
SIZE: 24” x 24”
MATERIALS: tural premium wood panel, wood die-cuts, acrylic paint, UV protective coating
Our Kinder class created a sweet and tender reminder of how much they LOVE to be part of this caring community and class. This Circles of Love project measures 24” x 24”, and shows that even through distance, our Kinder class continued to grow their friendships. With a beautiful color palette of various hues of greens, hints of creams and accents of gold; all 19 Kindergarten students individually hand painted their own designs, which have been joined to create this one-of-a-kind, unified masterpiece for all to LOVE. This natural premium wooden canvas is UV protected and ready to hang.
Winner: Charles Cicchetti
SIZE: 36” x 36”
MATERIALS: Splash watercolor paint, watercolor paper, archival wood frame and plexi-glass
Individual feathers gather together - this artwork is an abundance of color and life - no two feathers alike! This piece comprises 200+ individual paper feathers, derived from 88 pieces of watercolor art created by the first-grade students. Each feather is individually hand-cut and fringed, then layered and mounted to create a one-of-a-kind, dimensional work of art.
Winner: Jana & Eric Petrgalovic / Zapata
SIZE: 60” x 80”
MATERIALS: Fleece and cotton blanket, woven basket, fun beach supplies
Beach days are a special tradition at St. Mark. Here’s a creative way to take your friends with you but still stay pandemic-safe! Measuring 60” x 80”, this one-of-a-kind fleece blanket features artwork by our talented second graders. Every illustration is a reminder of brighter days ahead—plus it comes with colorful accessories to enjoy all summer. Be SHORE to bid early. This beach-blanket-bundle is oceans of fun!
Winner: Michelle & Steve Massetti
SIZE: 24” x 30”
MATERIALS: Digital art collage with nature elements, stretched archival canvas on natural wood
Using centuries old printing process, this collaborative cyanotype artwork is one to appreciate and acquire. Using the power of the sun, each third grader embarked on a journey that spans between art and science. Nature is truly the source of inspiration with this truly magnificent wall-hanging on canvas. Leaves and flowers were hand-selected by each artist and arranged on a photosensitive paper. Once exposed to the sun, the images emerged as various hues of indigo. Archival canvas wraps around sturdy wood stretcher bars to compliment any interior. Bring the outdoors in with your very own showpiece.
Winner: Maria & Richard Marty
Faces of Fourth
SIZE: 26” x 36”
MATERIALS: Photographic print framed in natural wood frame
This framed photography piece is a collection of photos from our fourth graders taken during Distance Learning. From a distance, the Venice Beach scene evokes feelings of peace, happiness and safety. When you take a closer look, you will find hundreds of images depicting the lives of our kids during a pandemic. This piece will serve as a reminder of both the struggles and the silver linings of the past year as seen through the eyes of our fourth-grade class. The students have signed the back of the piece making it a keepsake for years to come.
Winner: Olga Pimienta
Home is Where the Joy Is!
SIZE: 30” x 40”
MATERIALS: Archival print, deep birch wood panel, acrylic resin, hanging hardware
Although it has been a challenging year, a silver lining of JOY has shown throughout for our talented students. This stunning piece of art showcases what brings joy to our Fifth Grader’s hearts as they sheltered at home. What or where or who makes them feel safe and happy? What inspires them? All pictures were taken by our Fifth Graders and digitally embedded into hearts. These personal images are arranged together as one colorful formation. The hearts flow like sand in an hourglass – a testament to strength throughout time. Home is truly where the JOY is!
Winner: Kara Ruud
SIZE: 41.5” and 38" round
MATERIALS: Wood, Acrylic paint, mirror and hanging hardware
Like a burst of sun emerging from the sky, our sixth graders embraced their true colors with these original hand-painted modern mirrors. Each talented student expressed themselves with a curated paint palette of colorful acrylic and natural wood pieces. Together they form a reflection of each other and what it means to come together. Ready to hang and exceptionally sturdy, these charming sunbursts are filled with happiness and newness.
Winner 6A: Rita Satuloff
Winner 6B: Gabriela Bolin
SIZE: 16” x 24”
MATERIALS: Museum-quality canvas in a floating hardwood frame
After a very complex year, the 7th Grade art project has a delightfully simple message to convey: Love Wins. Ready to step into a leadership role at St. Mark School, our students’ joined together from afar to present this stunning collage of hearts. Backed with bold, primary colors, it will look great hanging in your kitchen, powder room, play area--just about any room in your home. Measuring 16 x 24 inches, this museum-quality canvas sits in a floating frame and also comes with an easel for free-standing display.
Winner: Andrew Custer
2021 Graduates of