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