School: Gastineau Elementary School
Art of choice: Sean is interested in the visual arts: painting, drawing, sketching and weaving.
How it started: Building with Legos is what got him interested in art.
All in the family: Nearly everyone in his family does art. His mother has been doing art "all her life."
Favorite artists: He likes Pablo Picasso. When he's tired, he enjoys listening to soft music, and when he's in a "jumpy" mood he likes to listen to rock 'n' roll.
Future plans: Sean hopes to continue doing art. He wants to go to college and play baseball and hockey in college.
Activities: He participates in hockey, archery, baseball and volleyball. And he also likes to draw, watch movies and go to church every Sunday.
What if: Sean imagines how it might be if artists could draw with different shapes of markers: lamps, waterbottles and other unusual shapes.
Hero: He looks up to Mark McGwire.
You should know: He can cook; his best dish is waffles. He also loves to be funny.
His teacher, Cinda Stanek, says: "Sean is an amazing artist who consistently shows great balance of color, balance of shapes within a piece, blending of colors, creativity and focus! Sean shows a love of art, doing art, studying art and a pride in the artwork he does. Sean basically has a wonderful love of life and creativity - which comes out strong in his art and his sense of humor!"
Student Artist in the Spotlight is a new weekly feature on the Neighbors page and is in collaboration with the Juneau School District Elementary Art Program. To have your student art included, contact your school office.
Juneau Empire ©2014. All Rights Reserved.