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Upcoming Fine Arts Events

District-wide Fine Arts Fair is April 14th from 9am until 2pm in the High
School Commons area. There will be drinks, snacks, and all of the Fine Arts talent of the district will be on display! Come join us to celebrate the talent of our youth in Mabank! 

             Mabank High School Art Gallery

See more student work of all ages at Artsonia.com. Click the image below to take you to their website. Search for "Mabank". 

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Art Personnel

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    Mrs. Christine Robinson

    High School Art [9-12]

    Art 1, Art 2, Art 3&4, Pre-AP/AP Studio Art 2D

         This is Mrs. Robinson first year in the art department.  She worked in the English department before joining the art department.   Before falling in love with teaching, she was a TV news anchor and reporter.  This is her 4th year as a teacher at Mabank.    Mrs. Robinson stills works with students in an English capacity through coaching UIL.  She coaches both Ready Writing and Copy Editing.  As a first year Ready Writing coach, two of her students made it to the regional level with one advancing to the state competition in Austin.

         Mrs. Robinson has been married for 19 years and has a daughter at the high school.  She grew up in the area and attended Mabank.  After high school, she earned her undergraduate from The University of Texas at Austin.  She fell into art when she started taking her daughter to art classes.  Since then she has worked in oil painting, acrylic painting, mixed media, but her area of expertise is in soft pastels.  Her pieces are sold in several area galleries and boutiques.  She enjoys sharing her love for art with her students and unlocking their potential by introducing them to new techniques and mediums.

    Click the arrow to the left of the class name in order to view the drop down list of lesson plans.

    1st--Art II

    2nd -- Art I

    3rd -- Art I

    4th -- Art 3/4

    5th -- Studio Art (PreAP/AP)

    6th -- conference

    7th -- Art I

    8th -- Theater Tech/Prom

     

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                                                                                    Mrs. Wendy Brantley.

                                                                                   High School Art [9-12].

                                         Art Appreciation,  Art II/III/IV- [3D], Pre-AP/AP Studio Art.

                   She has been teaching 22 years with a combination of disciplines including both special education and art.  She will be serving the Mabank High School this year in the Art Department teaching courses in Art Appreciation, competitions/Commissions, Art 2,3,4-3d, and Pre-AP Studio Art.  She is new to Mabank High School and is very eager to integrate a holistic art approach into her classroom.  Her personal theme this year for both herself and her students will be “Inhale possibility, Exhale Creativity.” 

     

                She has been married 32 years and has three children and two grandchildren.  Although she is not a native Mabank citizen, she does have family in the area and lives in close proximity to the district. She loves teaching a wide variety of art techniques and is always open to learning more from others.  She hopes to encourage students to meet their potential and find a deeper avenue to express themselves.  She also will be encouraging students to be competitive, explore artistic careers, and pursue higher level of educational opportunities. 

    Click the arrow to the left of the class name in order to view the drop down list of lesson plans.

    1st--Art Appreciation

    2nd--3D Art

    3rd--3d Art & Comps/Commisions

    4th--Art Appreciation

    5th--Studio Art (PreAP/AP)

    6th art--conference

    7th--Art appreciation

    8th--Theater Tech/Prom

     

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    Nancy Borden. Intermediate Art. Mrs. Borden teaches both 5th and 6th grade art..  In her classes, students explore how to apply all the Elements and Principles of design throughout this school year.  Students also study past and current artists to get inspired and improve their artistic techniques.   All projects will incorporate the art TEKS (Texas essential knowledge and skills) to make the projects meaningful and productive. Mrs. Borden has been with Mabank ISD for 26 years and teaching art for 19 of those years.  She enjoys painting and making jewelry in her spare time.  She loves sharing her knowledge of art with her students and watching them grow in their artistic skills and confidence.  .  You can follow her on Pinterest. She will be posting student's art work as it develops on Artsonia.com, so check it out from time to time to see what projects your child has been working on.  She looks forward to a creative and fun year with all her students.  

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