Denver Public School K-8 2D Art Exhibition

Sneaky Art
Adventures in Cartooning: Characters in Action Go: A Kid's Guide to Graphic Design Frida A Splash of Red

The Denver Public School K-8 2D Art Exhibition is almost here! The show runs from April 17 through May 14, so stop by the Level 5 Western History Gallery and the Joseph E. Wagner Family Children's Foyer to see all the fantastic drawings, paintings, and multimedia art on display.

Nonfiction books about arts and crafts can provide great inspiration for your own budding young artists, and reading biographies of famous artists can help kids follow their own dreams of an artistic future.

Check out these great titles:

Nonfiction:
The Usborne Introduction to Art by Rosie Dickens
The Usborne Book of Art Ideas by Fiona Watt
How to Draw 101 Animals: Easy Step-By-Step Drawing by Dan Green
Adventures in Cartooning: Characters in Action! by James Sturm
50 Things to Draw & Paint by Fiona Watt
Origami: The Fun and Funky Art of Paper Folding by Thiranut Boonyadhistarn
The Big Book of Crafts & Activities
Sneaky Art: Crafty Surprises to Hide in Plain Sight by Marthe Jocelyn
Trash to Treasure: A Kid's Upcycling Guide to Crafts by Pam Scheunemann
Go: A Kidd's Guide to Graphic Design by Chip Kidd

Biographies:
Artist to Artist: 23 Major Illustrators Talk to Children About Their Art
Linnea in Monet's Garden by Christina Björk
Vincent's Colors: Words and Pictures by Vincent van Gogh edited by William Lach
Frida by Jonah Winter
The Noisy Paint Box: The Colors and Sounds of Kandinsky's Abstract Art by Barb Rosenstock
Diego Rivera: His World and Ours by Duncan Tonatiuh
A Splash of Red: The Life and Art of Horace Pippin by Jennifer Bryant
Leonardo, Beautiful Dreamer by Robert Byrd

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