Visual Arts

Students are encouraged to express themselves through art. With the many courses available, the Visual Arts curriculum helps each student find joy in creating art through a variety of ways, including two- and three-dimensional media.

Junior School (K – 8)

The Junior School's art program, under the guidance of specialists, addresses basic art principles and elements, including repeat patterns, color exploration and geometric shapes.

Students in kindergarten through grade 4 have art classes with an art teacher one or two days per cycle. Art classes for grades 5 and 6 meet once a cycle. Grades 7 and 8 may elect to take art in focused subjects such as sculpture, painting or general art two days per cycle.

Academy (9 – 12)

Academy students need two Visual and Performing Arts credits to graduate and have a mix of course offerings to choose from, including:

  • Drawing
  • Painting
  • Printmaking
  • Photography
  • Digital Art, Photography and Video
  • Ceramics
  • Glassblowing
  • Jewelry
  • Sculpture
  • Art History

Kirsch Gallery News

  • Hawai‘i Artist A.J. Feducia Showcased at Kirsch

    Camila Chaudron '08
    Posted April 11, 2014

    Kirsch Gallery is showcasing artwork by O‘ahu-based artist A.J. Feducia in an exhibit entitled "Let Our Eyes Be the Light." Feducia, an art teacher at the Honolulu Museum of Art School, designed an exhibit specifically for the Kirsch Gallery space and for the viewing pleasure of the School's students, faculty and staff.