Phone: 201-816-7715 ext.8479
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Mr. Anthony Castellano
Welcome to the 2023-2024 school year! I am once again very excited to be teaching art at Smith Elementary School. This is my 9th year at Smith school serving our artists. As the art teacher, I will have the amazing opportunity to discover, explore, and create at each grade level. My philosophy of teaching is that each student is like a different color on a painter's palette. With that idea in mind, I look forward to displaying the diversity of the students at Smith through the expressive and colorful art pieces created throughout the year.
During our new artistic adventures this school year, we will work with and explore both 2D and 3D mediums. Like in past years, we will still incorporate the elements of art and principles of design in the creation of works and still continue to discover new trends in art. The S.T.E.A.M. philosophy is a great approach to the art-making and design process. This year, we will introduce media arts with an added concentration in digital art making and computer graphics.
My expectations of my students are clear. Make A.R.T. That is Act Appropriately, Respect each other, the materials and environment, and Try your very best. Following these rules will ensure a successful, fun, and safe art experience.
This page also serves as a great resource with art-related links, references, and media.
Important messages regarding materials for this school year can be found here. Please visit throughout the year for updates.