Masterful Mixed Media is an exploration of materials, ideas and
techniques across a variety of mediums. Children will learn about the
Elements of Art through drawing, painting, printmaking, collage, and
sculpture. It is a fun, creative environment designed to allow a child’s
natural creativity and curiousity to shine through their art.
Suzanne Brumec has been surrounded by art and artists her entire life. The medium she loves most is clay
and she has studied ceramics both in college and university. She also enjoys
acrylic painting and drawing with chalk pastels. The natural world inspires her: the way light reflects, or casts shadows, the
infinite colours , patterns and textures.
When Mrs. Brumec teaches art, one of her goals is to get her students to look at the
world with an artistic eye, to help them notice things like pattern and
repetition and colour in a new way, and then help them transfer what
they see into a creation all their own.
Jennifer Butterfield teaches Grades 2 and 3 at Cove Cliff Elementary in Deep
Cove. She earned a degree in Art History
at UBC and has worked in the field of Interior Design.
Her favourite aspect of education is teaching art to
children. While working at Sherwood Park
Elementary, Jennifer taught art to Grades K-7.
With the participation of every child in the school, she also created a
mural depicting the local history of the Dollarton area of North Vancouver. In her free time, she enjoys travelling,
visiting galleries and museums, being inspired by nature, learning new art
techniques, and Hawaiian quilting.