School: Juneau Community Charter School
Art of choice: Andrew is a drawer. He likes to start with pencil and then use marker.
Why draw: "Because I like to. I don't know why. I just do."
Favorites: math, the kitty he got for Christmas, the color green, gymnastics and peanut butter and jelly sandwiches
Future art plans: He's "gonna try doing better and better and better."
Future plans: He hopes to go cage diving, skydiving and free falling.
Hero: his brother, Jacob
Other activities: He is in the Tlingit dance group, Children of All Nations. They will perform in the 2006 Celebration.
His teacher, Linda Torgerson, says: "Andrew can hardly stop drawing. He enjoys his artwork more than any other part of school. He takes it seriously. With drawing, Andrew does not give up. He persists."
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.