Art Vocabulary Words
We will use some of
these words during the tour and workshop.
display of works of art. An Exhibit
can also be called a show.
Folk Art-Art from “the
people.” Folk Art usually
describes everyday life, artists are usually self taught or taught by a family
member. Most materials used in Folk
Art are found objects.
an artist might find around their house, neighborhood, or on the ground that
look interesting. A lot of found
objects are often considered junk, garbage, or recyclable but many collage Folk
Artists find a place for these items in their art.
A piece of art representing a person or animal.
Abstract Art-Art that
does not represent things with pictures, but expresses the artist’s ideas.
Abstract art does not look realistic.
Collage-A piece of art
made by fixing bits of paper, wood, fabric, or found objects to a surface.
Assemblage-A work of art made of materials
like wood and metal that are joined together.
Relief-a method of carving or molding in which the design is raised from the flat surface. Think of a relief map.
For more information contact Shayne Hull, Director of Education at (502) 589-0155 ext. 209 or firstname.lastname@example.org