Fine Arts

  • Paint Cans

    The Fine Arts program focuses on the Art Standards of Art History, Aesthetics, Art Criticism and Art Production. In all grades, students will be exposed to art history, aesthetics and criticism through classroom discussion of artists, their artwork, their importance and art terminology. Students will engage in classroom critiques of both famous artwork and student artwork. Students will also have many opportunities to create artwork using a variety of media. 

    ART 1

    In Art 1 students will be expected to:

    • develop knowledge and skills needed in creating flat, two-dimensional designs and round three-dimensional shapes
    • learn, understand and apply basic portrait, landscape, and still-life drawing techniques
    • define, understand and use the Elements and Principles of Art as seen in personal, professional and historic artwork
    • apply the elements of art in their artwork
    • understand and reflect on how the Elements of Design exist in our world and how artists use them to create works of art
    • engage in the critiquing of personal and professional art
    • explore and utilize a wide variety of drawing and painting media
    • create an in-depth research project about an artist and art movement

    ART 2

    In Art 2 students will be expected to:

    • define, understand and use the Elements and Principles of Art in own artwork
    • apply the knowledge and techniques in drawing three-dimensional forms incorporating highlighting, shading and cast shadows
    • develop the skills and knowledge necessary to create three-dimensional sculptural pieces
    • be introduced to the cultural and historical aspects of a variety of sculptural forms and the sculptors who created them
    • explore a wide variety of two and three-dimensional media

Art Education Contact


    Jane McGill
    Art Teacher

    Sarah Sweet
    Sarah Sweet
    Art Teacher

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