new-mexico

New Mexico

Art teacher Roni Rohr and her fourth-grade student artists from El Dorado Community School, through the ArtWorks Program of Partners in Education. Fourth-grade students in the ArtWorks Program, with art teacher Roni Rohr, designed and crafted tin ornaments depicting the Twelve Days of Christmas, New Mexico Style (inspired by artist Laurie Archer): On the twelve days of Christmas, my true love gave to me: Twelve chile ristras; Eleven lowriders cruising; Ten prickly cacti; Nine hot air balloons rising; Eight northern pueblos; Seven sunsets glowing; Six lizards leaping; Five turquoise rings; Four coyotes howling; Three raucous ravens; Two pinon jays; And a roadrunner in a pine tree. ArtWorks is a program of the Partners in Education Foundation for the Santa Fe Public Schools.