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IB Visual Art

Notre Dame Academy


JUNIOR IB CALENDAR
First Semester 2018

September October
THEME THEME
Elements and Principles AND Still Life Assemblage

WHAT’S DUE: WHAT’S DUE:


Artist Pages: Choose 2 artists to analyze who show a Artist Pages: Choose 2 artists to analyze who work
strong use of the elements and principles and/or with assemblage. Include an analysis of the formal
include still lives in their body of work. Focus qualities, an understanding of the function and
especially on the formal qualities of the work. purpose, and an evaluation of the cultural
significance of the work included.
Process Pages: Include at least 2 pages that
demonstrate experimentation with or exploration of Process Pages: Include 3 or more pages that
materials, processes, and/or techniques centered demonstrate experimentation with or exploration of
around the theme, and reflection on those materials, processes, and/or techniques centered
experiences. around the theme, and reflection on those
experiences. This may include sketches and
IWB: Turn in pages on 9/21/18. brainstorming

Studio Work: Elements and Principles Mix and Match IWB: Turn in pages on: 10/19/18
and one still life piece of your choice are due on
9/28/18. (critique) Studio Work: 2 artworks that are created using
assemblage techniques are due on 10/29/18.
(critique)

OTHER NOTES OTHER NOTES


A minimum of two new studio pieces are due per 1st
End of Quarter: 10/12
month. No Classes: 10/12, 10/26
(Sept. – May)

No Classes: 9/3
Early Dismissal: 9/13,9/14
IB Visual Art
Notre Dame Academy
November December
THEME THEME
Portraits and Identity Alternative Methods and Media

WHAT’S DUE: WHAT’S DUE:


Artist Pages: Choose 2 artists to analyze who work Artist Pages: GRADED AS PART OF THE FINAL EXAM
with portraits and/or identity. Include a formal Complete a full comparative study of the works of 2
comparison of their work including connections, artists using alternative methods and media. More
similarities, and differences between the selected details about requirements will be given with the
works. unit packet.

Process Pages: Include 3 or more pages that Process Pages: Include 3 or more pages that
demonstrate experimentation with or exploration of demonstrate experimentation with or exploration of
materials, processes, and/or techniques centered materials, processes, and/or techniques centered
around the theme, and reflection on those around the theme, and reflection on those
experiences. This may include sketches and experiences.
brainstorming
IWB: Turn in pages on: 12/19/18
IWB: Turn in pages on: 11/16/18
Studio Work: 1 final artwork that is created using
Studio Work: 3 artworks from the portraits and alternative methods and media is due on 12/18/18.
identity packet are due on 11/26/18 (critique). One
MUST be the Martin Luther King Jr. Contest Poster FINAL: Assemble your comparative study as well as 4
best artworks and process pages that accompany
OTHER NOTES them into a PowerPoint or other slide sharing
No Classes: 11/22-23 presentation. (More information will be provided in
Early Dismissal: 11/8, 11/9, 11/21 the weeks leading up to the exam.)

OTHER NOTES
End of2nd Quarter: 12/21
No Classes: 12/24-31
Early Dismissal: 12/13-14;
12/19-21