The works of Pablo Picasso came to life today at W.L. Morse for Jeannette Dietz’s second grade art students. They have been studying the famous artist and creating two works of art of their own mimicking his style.
Picasso People develops an appreciation for the visual arts in combination with dance, music, and live theater.
Carlton Van Pyrz assumes the role of Picasso and his works wearing masks and building blocks that represent famous pieces. Van Pyrz is an accomplished mime and after attending a Picasso exhibit, knew he wanted to craft this show.
He said,” I want students to gain an appreciation for live theater and art through these performances. I love it when I can inspire students.”
Second-grader Luz Martinez-Tejada joined Van Pyrz on stage with other students. And said, “I love art. I get to paint and do new things.”