Amanda is the daughter of Steve Schirmers and Centa Sorum and is in the 11th grade. She is currently taking Painting class but has had many art classes at Healy High School.
She enjoys learning from others and learning other languages. Amanda spends her time drawing, reading, and listening to music. She also likes editing photos.
Amanda says she's always been interested in art. She likes to think about how other artists are inspired to create their works. She said that she also appreciates the time and patience they put into their artworks.
The artwork Amanda is holding was created in an Artists Observe unit. Amanda was inspired by the idea of "leaders" in our world and created this painting of a female Chinese Empress.
How to be an artist of the month...
An artist of the month goes above and beyond what is expected in the studio. The student explores new ideas and materials, takes risks, learns new skills, helps others, is persistent and focused and is a positive member of the studio.