About the Arts Attack Program

The goal of the program is to teach every child how to express themselves through art. We help teachers who do and don't have experience teaching art. Our curriculum helps students learn the principles of art and drawing as well as study the art of other artists, cultures, and historical periods.

Students learn best when they're excited about a subject. Arts Attack lessons have been selected through the years to work with teachers and students within a classroom setting.

About the Creator of Arts Attack

Marcia Osterink earned a degree in Elementary Education with a minor in Studio Art from Michigan State University. She began her career in education by teaching in the elementary classroom (grades 3-5) and has taught visual art (from Kindergarten through college level) for over 30 years.

An accomplished artist, Marcia has specialized in the areas of sculpture and watercolor, receiving numerous commissions for her watercolor portraits of children. Marcia is a passionate believer in the importance of art in the elementary school and the critical role it plays in enabling students to reach their full potential.

Prior to founding Arts Attack Publications and creating the Arts Attack curricula, she developed “Arts in Action”, winner of the prestigious Golden Bell Award presented by the California School Boards Association.

Examples of Arts Attack Student Artwork

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