MED Student Named Artsonia Artist of the Week

Taylor Van WieCongratulations to 4th grader Taylor Van Wie, who was named Artsonia’s Grade 4-6 “ARTIST OF THE WEEK” for April 23-April 29. For her win, Taylor will receive a special award plaque and a $50 gift certificate from Blick Art Materials. The MED art department will receive a $100 gift certificate to Blick Art Materials as well.

Artsonia is an online museum featuring student art that the Mary E. Dardess Elementary School art program participates in along with schools from across the nation. In 4th grade art, Mrs. Barth had been teaching students about artist Georgia O’Keeffe and her famous large-scale flower paintings. Taylor’s O’Keeffe-inspired flower received 1424 votes from visitors to the Artsonia website making her their artist of that week! You can view her Artist of the Week selection in more detail at

Taylor is shown here in front of a special display at MED honoring her accomplishment.


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