Jenna Papke named Art Student of the Month for December 2023

The Art Student of the Month for December is Jenna Papke! Jenna is in ninth grade and was chosen as Student of the Month by Mrs. Zorn because of her willingness to challenge herself creatively and her positive attitude in the classroom.  Jenna always uses her work time well, and she never hesitates to help a struggling classmate with a task or a kind word.  Even when she is caught up on classroom assignments, Jenna uses her free time to practice her art-making skills.  She is truly a positive influence in the classroom.  Below is an interview with Jenna.


Q. How does it feel to be Art Student of the Month?

A. I am happy that I was able to accomplish my goal of becoming Art Student of the Month.


Q. What are your favorite art-making materials to work with, or subjects you like to portray?

A. I like using colored pencils and markers.


Q. Do you have any artworks that you are particularly proud of?

A. Yes, I am proud of several of my Studio in Art projects, but I am particularly proud of my day and night with tree canvas painting.


Q. Where do you find inspiration from when you are creating your own artwork?

A. I find inspiration from the things I see, or dream about.


Q. What are your plans after high school?  Do you plan on continuing to create art in the future?

A. After high school, I plan to have an art studio so that I can continue doing what I love.


Q. Do you have any advice for your peers about the art-making process?

A. Try your best, and don’t give up even when it’s hard!


Jenna Papke artwork



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