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Alaska Landscapes with Georgia O'Keeffe

Grade 4

Karen Stomberg, Art Specialist

Students study the life and art of Georgia O’Keeffe, focusing on her landscape painting. They create cut paper and oil pastel landscapes working from photos of Alaska.

Objectives and assessment criteria

Students will:

  1. study the life and art of the American woman painter Georgia O’Keeffe.
  2. observe and describe the style of Georgia O’Keeffe’s landscape paintings.
  3. create a landscape painting using blended oil pastel to show the soft contrast of ‘inner’ land contours and cut paper to show the hard contrast of the horizon.
  4. describe and respond uniquely in their own landscape art to what they see in the photograph.