I N P R O C E S S: A new series on Art in Schools and Creative Learning with Landmark Resident Artist, Scott Palmer
The campus of Landmark Christian School is changing colors before our eyes. Spaces that were once primarily beige and stifling are in the process of being radically transformed into places where endless possibility exists.
Landmark Christian School is excited to introduce to the community, Mr. Jonathan Britt. Mr. Britt will be the Landmark Instrumental Band teacher in the upcoming school year.
Rhythm and Voice
Mr. Britt was born and raised in Princeton, New Jersey into a family of musical parents. His mom was a church organist and his dad was a rock guitarist. Growing up with an eclectic mix of sounds, genres, and instruments, he fell in love with music.
We are excited to announce the addition of Mrs. Daja Rice to our Landmark Fine Arts Department.
Originally from Spring Valley, NY, Mrs. Daja Rice is a Performing and Teaching Artist and Author. She obtained her Bachelor of Arts degree in Theatre Performance and Education from North Carolina Central University. Mrs. Rice has spent most of her career performing on the stage and enhancing the personal, professional, and artistic development of youth through the performing arts. Now residing in Grayson, GA, she is currently pursuing her M.F.A. in Acting at University of Georgia. Being called to be a light in the darkness, she lives and works on PURPOSE, embracing opportunities to create meaningful art with conviction, integrity, and passion.
Matthew Huff, English Department Chair, Landmark Christian School
In an age of hatred, outrage, narcissism, and deep defiance against absolutes such as truth, goodness, and beauty, the longing for a rich and glorious joy burns feverishly in our hearts. This sour world, lost in the circus mirrors of its own vanity and drowning in the white noise of feeds, posts, snaps, and binges of all stripes, is in dire need of a good feast, what Tolkien saw as a hearty evening by the fire, filled with boisterous laughter and great dancing. Or, as Lewis suggested, what greater way to herald the breaking of winter than the carousing of creatures at the coming of spring? The promise of resurrection is a great promise, full and strong, breaking like the tide against this screen-drunk land.
High School art students demonstrate how shoe choice reveals an aspect of self-expression.
Alternative Self-Portrait Painting
Although shoes aren’t usually the first thing others notice when seeing a person, shoes are at the top of the list of items that can reveal much about who we are.
High school art students in Painting/Drawing I, II, III worked side by side in completing their most recent assignment, the Shoe Self-Portrait. Though given the same task, students are held to separate expectations, depending on class level. Combining skill levels in class allows students the opportunity to learn from and encourage each other.