Georgia O’Keeffe | Homeschool Art Lesson Resources

June 3, 2009

Georgia O’Keeffe | Homeschool Art Lesson Resources

Biography I
Georgia O’Keeffe was born on a farm in Sun Prairie, Wisconsin. She knew from the time she was a young girl she wanted to be an artist. Her parents encouraged her interest and gave her lessons. She was one of seven children in the family, and the education of their children was important to her parents. Her mother had been educated in the East. The family moved to Virginia, and Georgia took private art lessons for several years. When she was eighteen years old she went to live with her aunt and attended the Art Institute of Chicago. Next she returned to her family in Virginia.

Georgia O’Keeffe biography continued on GardenofPraise.com  – Educational Resources for Kids

Biography II
American abstract painter born in Wisconsin. She attended the Art Institute of Chicago, the Art Student’s League in New York, and Colombia Teacher’s College in New York. She was an art teacher before she became a full time artist. She was a leader in the development of the American Modernism Movement.

Georgia O’Keeffe biography continued on KinderArt.com


Georgia O’Keeffe Word Search Worksheet
Print a Georgia O’Keeffe word search worksheet. It’s a great opportunity to review the most important terms in the biography.

Georgia O’Keeffe Word Search Worksheet from Gardenof Praise.com – Educational Resources for Kids

Georgia O’Keeffe Study Guide Worksheet
After you have read the biography, you can follow it up with a 7 question free printable worksheet. Questions include, “How were O’Keeffe’s paintings of flowers different from other’s floral paintings?” and “How did Georgia O’Keeffe’s parents encourage her interest in art?”

Georgia O’Keeffe Study Guide from GardenofPraise.com – Educational Resources for Kids

Georgia O’Keeffe Art Project
Students will create a drawing of a flower using Georgia O’Keeffe as their inspiration.

Abstract Flowers Art Project from KinderArt.com

High and Dry – Georgia O’Keeffe Landscapes
Students will create an art project after the works of  Georgia O’Keeffe.   Identify elements of desert landscapes depicted in her art and then create a work of art of your very own.

High and Dry from Crayola.com

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